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Sleeping Well Every Night for the Whole Family! Sleep Tips for Everyone

Sleeping Well Every Night for the Whole Family! Sleep Tips for Everyone Did you know that getting your 7-8 hours at night can help you live longer, be thinner, think clearer and look younger? Sleeping well is essential to overall health. Despite these incredible benefits more then half of U.S. adults get less then 7-8…

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21 Tips To Get You Ready For Daylight Saving Time

In the wee hours of spring each year you may notice that it is getting lighter a bit earlier and inwardly shout “hooray!” I know that I am ready to put away the snow shovel and gloves and spot some spring bulbs coming up in the garden! Another sign of spring that may take a…

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Every Child Needs a Lovey

“How’s he sleeping?” Now there was the question I’d been asked almost daily since my son’s birth just a few short months prior.  “Just ok”, I would always answer. At 4 months old, he was still waking once during the night, though I was convinced he was ready to sleep all the way through. I was…

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The Top Four Reasons Parents Love White Noise

Our Dohm sound machine has long been a “must have” for moms.  People generally understand that white noise is soothing for babies, and ANYthing that could help promote sleep is worth its weight in gold – but there’s a lot more to it than that.  Here are the less-obvious reasons you’ll love having a sound…

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The Link Between Sleep And School

The makers of 2breathe are generously awarding two lucky readers a 2breathe device, coaching, and support in return for answering the sleep survey for school-aged children.   Sleep and Elementary Aged Children   Do you have an older child who is having continual difficulty falling asleep? According to the Sleep and Behavior Problems in School-Aged Children…

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Does Your Baby’s Childcare Negatively Affect His Sleep?

  One of the most frequently touched on questions that I receive involves naps (or lack thereof sometimes) at childcare. And WHY does your child sleep differently at childcare and home? And what if childcare nap schedules are different than what you do at home? How can you ensure that your child naps/sleeps well at…

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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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Deep Sleep Helps Our Brains Clear Our Minds

Sleep has always fascinated me. There are thousands of sleep studies, and while we are constantly learning new and amazing things about the benefits of sleep, much about sleep remains illusive and still requires more study. That’s why when a new study comes out that links sleep to an important cognitive function, I get really…

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5 Easy Ways to Help Everyone Sleep

Once we get our little ones sleeping well, often, we parents find that we have trouble going to sleep, or struggle with insomnia. You may be wondering what can you do to ensure that you get enough rest. Thankfully, there are a few simple things that you can do to help yourself get back into…

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