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Daylight Saving Tips— Two Ways to Fall Back

Daylight Saving Tips— Two Ways to Fall Back Daylight Saving Time will end on Sunday, November 7th, 2021 in the U.S. I remember when “falling back” just meant an extra hour of sleep! When you become a parent it can mean schedules that are thrown off, your kids waking super early, and everyone feeling grumpy…

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My Children Won’t Sleep — Tips for When Nobody is Sleeping

My Children Won’t Sleep — Tips for When Nobody is Sleeping There’s an expectation that when you bring home a new baby, you’ll be tired. When it’s a first baby, it’s hard, but manageable. Add a new baby to the mix, and suddenly multiple children won’t sleep. What can you do? Many tired parents call…

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Baby Nap Basics for All Ages: Your Daytime Sleep Questions Answered

Baby Nap Basics for All Ages: Your Daytime Sleep Questions Answered Many parents wonder what a ‘typical’ schedule looks like for their child. The truth is that every baby is different, but there are some baby nap basics that work for most children six months and older. If you have a younger child, I would…

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Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional

Baby Sleep Coach — When to Hire a Professional If you’re a first time parent, there is almost no way to prepare for the early days of sleep-deprived stupor. Perhaps this isn’t your first, but you blocked out the experience with your previous children. Most new parents encounter some period where they are getting by…

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Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC

Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC I come across these issues often in my private practice, so thought I would share them with you. Once you’re ready to start sleeping coaching, following these sleep coaching secrets will help you achieve success and get the much needed sleep for you and your…

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Stop Swaddling Your Baby? Answering the Controversial Question

Stop Swaddling Your Baby? Answering the Controversial Question When your baby is in the hospital, your nurse hands her to you neatly swaddled, peaceful, and rested baby. Many parents take a class before their baby is born to learn how to properly care for baby, and the majority of these classes teach proper swaddling technique….

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Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon…

Baby Constantly Hums While Sleeping? — Not All That Uncommon… A mom named Britt wrote in about her baby who constantly hums while sleeping. It might sound uncommon, but believe it or not, it isn’t! I’ll help this mom get to the bottom of why her baby is humming. She wrote: “Can you please explain…

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My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through!

My Baby Learned to Stand and Now He Won’t Sleep Through! Parents have written to me often about this topic. As soon as their baby learned to stand, they won’t sleep. Here are two of those questions, along with my advice to help them through. Two of those notes are featured here, and I’ll help…

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My 14-Month-Old Wakes Up Too Early — How to Fix Early Rising

My 14-Month-Old Wakes Up Too Early — How to Fix Early Rising Hi there! Today I’m going to answer Kathleen’s e-mail question about her son who wakes up too early. She wrote in and said the following: “My fourteen-month old wakes up at 5 a.m. He’s always had this early wake up time. I’ve tried…

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My Baby Wakes Up Constantly Throughout the Night!

My Baby Wakes Up Constantly Throughout the Night! A mom wrote in with a question we hear often. This baby wakes up constantly, and her mom is ready to solve her baby’s sleep problems. “My daughter has turned just seven months old and has never slept through the night. Her problem is not going to…

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