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  • Baby Gear
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Coping with the Anxiety Surrounding Sleep Training

If you’ve been following me, you’ve heard how sleep training can transform your sleep and give your family the restorative shut eye it needs. But actually doing it, that’s nerve-racking. So, I understand if you’re on the fence about sleep training. Sleep is vital for your family and research shows …

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When and How to Ditch the Pacifier

Pacifier, soother, binky, dummy, whatever you call it… they’re often relied upon to soothe your child and are often given out right at the hospital when your child is born. Yet, most infant sleep consultants will steer you away from relying on one, but I admit they can be handy …

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The Importance of Consequences

As parents, our roles in our children’s lives include guide, cuddler, storyteller, and often enforcer. And when we start implementing consequences, our toddlers learn quickly about boundaries. Likewise, our toddlers learn from situations that reward their behavior. Even though the tears running down their cheeks after taking a toy away …

Sleep Strategies for Twins

Twins are a huge blessing, but let’s face it, a lot more work than having one baby. New parents are known to be exhausted, but with twins, that is compounded. That’s why developing and investing in good sleep habits is important for the whole family’s well-being. On top of the …

common toddler sleep training questions answered

Common Toddler Sleep Training Questions Answered

Let’s be honest, those first few months adjusting to having a new tiny person be a part of your house is tiring. Newborns are adorable, worth it, but demanding. As they grow, they don’t seem to be any less demanding, the challenges and needs just shift. As a new parent, …

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Sleep Training and Daycare

One of the toughest decisions as a parent is selecting a daycare for your child, whether that’s a large center, home daycare, or even a friend or grandparent. You’re entrusting your child’s care to another person. I fully sympathize, it can be a daunting task to pick the right place …

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Staying Calm As A Parent

Okay, I will admit it… I am not always calm as a parent. I have definitely raised my voice. And I have lost my patience on more than one occasion. Having kids has pushed buttons that I never knew existed. Like you, before becoming a parent, I envisioned being a …

5 steps to healthy meal planning, happy family eating

Five steps to healthy meal planning in 30 minutes or less!

by Special Guest, Jenna Allerson After a long day have you ever opened the fridge to start dinner, saw a bunch of food, but somehow there didn’t seem to be anything to actually put on the table? I know I have and it can be so stressful, especially when you …

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When Is the Right Time to Sleep Train?

Are you tired of nighttime wakings and bedtime battles? Are you struggling with establishing a solid sleep routine? Is putting your child down for a nap painful? Then now is the right time to sleep train! The process of teaching your baby to sleep through the night is going to …

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