Toddler Sleep Problems

4 Surprising Benefits of Better Sleep for your Special Needs Child

4 Surprising Benefits of Better Sleep for your Special Needs Child

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Your child will probably be in a better mood. Like, much better. Neuroscience researchers have shown that the human mind does a lot of work when we sleep. So, when our kids don’t get enough sleep, their minds don’t get to do all of their important work overnight. A recent study also showed that the mind actually processes things differently when a person is well-rested versus tired, which leads to…

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My Two Year Old Won’t Sleep Without Me

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. Kate wrote to me because her two year old won’t sleep without her. “Hi. How can I get my two-year-old to sleep without me?” This is a great question, Kate. Of course, even though it’s a simple and short question it has a big answer. Check Out These Resources I’m going to refer you to lots of great articles on my blog and…

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Nightmares, Night Terrors, And Everything In Between

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Guest post by Dr. Andy Rind  One of the most common sleep complaints parents bring up with their pediatrician is nightmares. Nightmares can be very challenging for parents and of course upsetting for your child. When trying to help improve their child’s nightmares, it is important to first makes sure that nightmares are, in fact, what is going on. There are several similar sleep disturbances that people often think are nightmares:…

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Can You Eliminate Night Terrors?

Can You Eliminate Night Terrors?

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Today, Lully, the company behind the first device proven to stop night terrors, is introducing their newest product, the LullySleep Guardian Plus. It is proven to stop up to 80% of night terrors within the first 4 weeks of use, and it makes night terrors shorter and less severe. Best of all, it includes brand new features available to parents for the first time.  Last week, I talked about night terrors. Let’s…

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Night Terrors

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Night Terrors

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Night terrors are something that no parent wants to deal with. They’re sudden, loud, scary, and often start and stop without warning. Thankfully, they’re likely more frightening for you than for your child, though it’s quite scary hearing your child scream awake shortly after falling asleep. Often, children experiencing a night terror are screaming, and seem frightened, and that is something that no one wants to deal with. And then…

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My Good Sleeper Is Suddenly Insecure At Night

My Good Sleeper Is Suddenly Insecure At Night

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Karen’s question:   ”Our two-and-a-half-year old has always been a great sleeper until two weeks ago. He’s…

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Re-Starting The Sleep Lady Shuffle After A Regression

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Laura’s question about re-starting the Sleep Lady Shuffle: “Dear Sleep Lady, We have a 20-month-old and have been using The Sleep Lady Shuffle since she was six months. My question is this: when she hits a sleep regression, teething, or mild illness do we just Shuffle through it from the first position? I never know what to…

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6 Possible Reasons Your Normally-Well-Sleeping Child May Be Waking Up

6 Possible Reasons Your Normally-Well-Sleeping Child May Be Waking Up

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Carey’s question:   “My 22-month-old has just started suddenly waking up during the night screaming. She has always…

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Question of the week_ My Toddler is Waking at Night for a Bottle

My Toddler is Waking at Night for a Bottle

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Would you like to have me answer your toddler sleep problem in my next video? If so, please visit my Facebook Page and post your question using the hashtag #askthesleeplady! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s toddler sleep problem video: Hi, Kim West,…

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Why Won’t My Toddler Sleep At Night?

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  Would you like me to answer your toddler sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer Summer’s question:   “Our 2-year-old is the youngest of five and hands down the worst sleeper in…

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