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4 Tips to Help Your Child Sleep Well Through the Time Change

Guest post by Erin Anderson, owner of The Sleeptime Teacher If you’re like me and you’ve shoveled more than your share of snow during these frigid winter months, you’re probably looking forward to seeing the first signs of spring soon! While it may not exactly be flip-flop weather just yet, the beginning of Daylight Savings…

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How Active is Your Toddler?

In a recent article published by Daily Mail, it was revealed that England’s chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies and her counterparts across Britain have issued a guideline that children under 5 should be getting at least 3 hours of exercise (the kind that makes you huff and puff) every day. While this may…

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Could My Child Have Night Terrors?

  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem 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!   Hi, Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in this video…

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Sleep is an Art: Find out how to make it work for your family

By now, you know that sleep is my passion, and it’s also important, a fact that seems to be quickly realized by many of us. In a recent article, the Huffington Post examined the 5 places around the world that seem to have “mastered” sleep. With our packed schedules that often don’t have many of…

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Could My 4 Year Old Be Sleepwalking?

Would you like me to 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 a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to…

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Can Being a Stay at Home Parent Lead to Baby Sleep Trouble?

Let me just start this article by saying that I have great respect for all parents. We are all incredibly hard working, dedicated, and loving individuals. For some, that means working out of the home, and for others, it means that we chose to leave the workforce to be home with our children. As parents,…

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Table Manners are Important

I talk about sleep manners for toddlers quite frequently because I think that it’s important to give our growing children the confidence that they can be in charge of bedtime. Not surprisingly, a sleep manners chart makes sleep coaching more efficient and helps toddlers feel like they’re in charge of the changes. It also gives…

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Sleep and Toddler Tantrums

Any parent with a toddler (especially a 2 or 3 year old) has been through a tantrum. Sometimes you can see them coming, and sometimes, they take you by surprise. I recently talked to a mom who was out at the grocery store with her toddler, so she was trying to hurry. And then it…

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Newborn Sleep: How much is enough?

New parents are often taken by surprise by their newborn baby’s sleep patterns. Parents may wonder whether their baby is sleeping enough, or find themselves questioning how much day versus night sleep they should be getting. With the overabundance of information telling you how much sleep your baby should be getting (and the health risks…

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Sleep Training As A Single Parent

Would you like to have me answer your sleep training questions 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! Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to…

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