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Tag: baby sleep advice

Baby Sleep Training: How Can I Sleep Train With an Older Sibling?

Would you like to have me answer your baby sleep training 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…

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Typical Sleep Schedule: Recommended Hours of Sleep for Babies and Toddlers

Most parents ask me what a “typical day” of feedings, naps, and bedtime would look like for their child. Because I get so many questions about this, I decided to dedicate this post to just that. What follows are typical baby and toddler sleep schedules for  specific ages and stages. Please note that “typical stages” apply to generally healthy…

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Child Sleep Issues: The Link Between Childhood ADHD and Sleep Problems

An interesting article was just published in the New York Times outlining the links between childhood ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder) and child sleep issues.  Of course, we all hear on the news about how ADHD is increasing among our kids, and how this can affect their schoolwork and other areas of their lives as…

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3 Things That Won't Help Your Baby Sleep: The Anti-Advice

This is a great  blog post by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, aka Seattle Mama Doc. Its short, sweet and packed with info! I have put her words in italic. There is a lot of information (and opinion) about how to get your infant to sleep through the night. Cry it out/don’t cry it out, rocking/no…

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Helping Children Sleep: 6 Back-to-School Sleep Tips

After a few months of throwing your schedule to the wind due to vacations, traveling, long days, BBQs and family fun, the time has come to get back on to a healthy sleep schedule! Here are some back-to-school sleep tips for helping children sleep: 1. If your child’s wake up time has been all over…

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Baby Sleep Solutions: Nap Time Tips!

Nap Time Tips and Baby Sleep Solutions from The Sleep Lady:   • Remember that skipping naps will not help your child sleep better at night…..it’s the exact opposite! • Watch for your child’s sleep cues and get them in to bed for their nap. Some common cues are: quieting, fussing and whining, staring off,…

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Baby Sleep Problem: Should I Train My Child to Sleep thru Noise?

Weekly Baby Sleep Problem for The Sleep Lady: “Dear Kim, I read your book “Good Night, Sleep Tight” and  used The Sleep Lady Shuffle when my daughter was 10 months old. She’s been sleeping great since then. Your book saved my sanity because it used to take me up to 2 hrs to put her…

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Daylight Savings Time Tips for You and Your Child

Weekly Question for the Sleep Lady: Dear Sleep Lady, I am nervous about Daylight Savings Time this weekend! I finally got my daughter sleeping thru the night (with a few early mornings on occasion) and I don’t want to ruin our great progress! Can you give me some Daylight Saving tips? Nervously, Beth Dear Beth-…

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