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Toddler Won’t Sleep at Night? Your Tough Sleep Question, Answered

Toddler Won’t Sleep at Night? Your Tough Sleep Question, Answered A mom of five is having a sleep problem with her youngest. This mom’s toddler won’t sleep at night, and she’s tried it all: “Our 2-year-old is the youngest of five and hands down the worst sleeper in the world ever. In his life, he’s…

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Infant Massage – Ten Steps to a More Peaceful Baby

Infant Massage – Ten Steps to a More Peaceful Baby Giving your baby an infant massage can help baby relax and drift off to sleep. Have you ever had a massage? The lights are low, soft music gently floats through the air, your thoughts drift as you sink onto a decadently covered surface where you delve…

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Pre-Toddler Sleep Regression? 5 Tips to Help You Get Back to Sleep

Pre-Toddler Sleep Regression? 5 Tips to Help You Get Back to Sleep I’m not going to claim that all babies experience a sleep regression or two, but most do. If there is one period that seems to be abundantly common, it’s the pre-toddler sleep regression. This is when babies learn to crawl and/or pull themselves…

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Early Rising in Toddlers: Tips to Stop Early Wake-Ups

Early Rising in Toddlers: Tips to Stop Early Wake-Ups Mornings for some of you begin as early as 4 AM. Waking up too early can mean a tired family and earlier naps, throwing off bedtime rituals later. Waking up too late does the opposite, pushing nap time to later in the day and sometimes prolonging…

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Does Your Preschooler Still Need to Nap? Probably

Does Your Preschooler Still Need to Nap? Probably Does your preschooler still need to nap? Surprisingly, many parents and educators feel that preschoolers shouldn’t need this important developmental assist in their education. The Huffington Post recently published an article that points out the necessity of naps when it comes to learning, as well as the…

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Sleep Regression: When, Why, and How to Start Sleeping Again

Sleep Regression: When, Why, and How to Start Sleeping Again We’ve all been there. Your baby has been peacefully sleeping through the night, and, consequently, so is everyone else. Then, out of the blue, your sweet baby is up at all hours, wanting to be soothed, fed, and crying. What happened? Many refer to these…

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Holiday Travel Sleep Tips from The Sleep Lady

Are you planning to travel this upcoming holiday season? If so, you’ll want to create game-plan for your child’s sleep routine that will help you face the unpredictability of holiday travel. I can help you do just that with my top holiday travel sleep tips. The name of the game when traveling with small children…

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Childhood Sleep Deprivation — 11 Ways it Can Affect Your Child

Do you have a tantrum-throwing, fussy, emotional child? If so, you may be dealing with a case of sleep deprivation. Sleep is incredibly important for all of us, especially our children. Shorter Sleep Affects Academics and Behavior Rebecca G. Astill of the Department of Sleep and Cognition at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience conducted a…

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My 15-Month-Old Still Wakes Up at Night for a Bottle – Video

Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and today, I’m going to answer this mom’s question about her toddler who still wakes up at night for a bottle: “My daughter is 15 months old and was born premature at 31 weeks.” (So, I’m going to consider her about 13 months.) “We’ve had some problems getting her…

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