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Tag: baby sleep advice

7 Baby Sleep Mistakes Parents Make

As parents we aren’t given an instruction manual with our baby, but wouldn’t that be nice? Just imagine all of the second-guessing and baby sleep mistakes we could avoid! The doctor delivers your baby, the nurse hands you the instruction booklet, detailing out exactly how to raise her. Instead, we get the baby, some flowers,…

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Baby & Toddler Sleep Problems: None of My Children Sleep!

Would you like to have me answer your sleep question in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. 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…

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My Toddler Refuses to Go to Sleep

Would you like to have me answer your toddler sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions each month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In this video blog,…

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Different Sleep Schedules — How to Get Everyone to Sleep

Different Sleep Schedules — How to Get Everyone to Sleep Many families who are welcoming a new baby already have a toddler or preschooler at home. While welcoming a new member of the family is incredibly exciting, it’s also a time of transition. This is especially true where different sleep schedules are concerned. Chances are…

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Trouble Shooting The Sleep Lady Shuffle

If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s question about The Shuffle: Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to answer Genona’s question. Here’s what she wrote in, “Hello, Sleep Lady. My baby girl’s 10-months-old and we’ve been doing The Shuffle for…

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Baby Sleep: Nap Basics

Many parents wonder what a ‘typical’ schedule looks like for their child. The truth is that every baby is different, but there are guidelines that most babies (those six months and older) follow. If you have a smaller child, I would encourage you to follow their natural sleepy-time cues for naps and nighttime sleep, and…

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Can Sleep Issues Be Mistaken For ADHD?

There is more and more research being done regarding the potential link between Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and children’s sleep issues. It’s well documented that we are all getting less sleep than we used to. In fact the amount of people who are getting less than seven hours of sleep each night has increased by…

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United We Stand: The Importance of Consistent Parenting, By Erin Anderson

Written by Erin Anderson As it is with many things in life (including baby sleep), consistency is key when it comes to parenting.  It gives children a sense of security and predictability. It also helps create healthy boundaries and clear expectations of behavior.  Children learn at an early age what they can expect from their…

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The Sleep Lady on Co-Sleeping

Co-sleeping is a topic that I have wanted to write about for years, and it’s a huge topic. So instead of attempting to address everything in one article, I’ve decided to do a series of co-sleeping articles. Let me begin by saying that I am not against co-sleeping. I believe that you have to find…

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