10 Benefits Of Swaddling Your Baby

10 Benefits Of Swaddling Your Baby Since 4,000 BC, parents have been swaddling their babies. Swaddling is using a light blanket to wrap your baby in to help them feel safe, secure and to mimic the feeling inside the womb. In the womb, babies are wrapped like a cocoon and when they come out into the world, it’s the first … Read More

Quiet Time for Toddlers

If your child has dropped their sacred naptime (such a sad day!) that doesn’t mean the end of quiet time.  That’s right, you heard me! Quiet time is not only beneficial for kids it also gives parents a much-needed midday break.  If your child has dropped their nap and you’re not getting a minute to yourself during the day, read … Read More

How To Get Twins To Sleep At The Same Time

Twins are truly incredible! Double the love, double the fun and, well, double EVERYTHING. It’s a beautiful blessing but when they start to fuss, cry and wake up at different times, it can be exhausting and take a lot of effort! There are ways to make twin sleep schedules easier and more aligned to make things easier for everyone – … Read More

Newborn Sleep Tips

The reality is that newborn sleep is erratic. Your newborn is adjusting to lightness and darkness, loud sounds and quiet sounds, and he does not yet have organized sleep cycles like his parents. Newborns sleep a lot, but often that sleep is broken into small spells throughout the day and night. In the early weeks, your baby will mostly wake … Read More

How to Manage Nap Transitions

How To Manage Nap Transitions Nap transitions can be exhausting and confusing. When your baby should be napping and for how long can seem like some crazy impossible riddle. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Want to handle nap transitions like a pro? Follow these guidelines for a smooth transition. Nap transitions are inevitable and a normal part … Read More

Daylight Savings: Fall Back and Your Baby’s Sleep

On November 7th we will turn the clocks back and daylight savings comes to an end. For parents with small children, ‘falling back’ doesn’t mean that you can spend an extra hour in bed. Parents of small children dread these changes in schedules, rightfully so! These shifts in schedules can create challenges with nap and bedtime routines. With some understanding … Read More

How To Keep A Sleep Schedule When Traveling

Traveling is one of the most amazing things in life. New places, foods, cultures – ahhh, what could be better? Traveling with children or to visit family can feel daunting and overwhelming but it is a great way to make memories and new experiences with your family. Traveling can disrupt your baby’s sleep schedule and with advanced preparation and planning, … Read More

The Connection Between Baby Brain Development and Sleep

In the womb, babies spend about 95% of their time asleep. And as soon as they make their entrance into the world, they’ll still spend the majority of their time sleeping—the transition from the womb to the real world is overwhelming and exhausting for your baby.⠀ Not to mention, their bodies are in a state of rapid development, especially their … Read More

Allergy Friendly Halloween Candy

Believe it or not, Halloween is almost here! Families everywhere will be rushing to Target, CVS and Costco to prepare for their trick or treaters. It’s really important when you are buying candy to be mindful of kids with allergies! There are plenty of candies that have several food allergens and can cause serious reactions. If you have a food … Read More

When Do Babies Go Through Sleep Regressions

What is a sleep regression anyway?? A sleep regression is a developmental PROgression where your baby is learning new and exciting skills. While these new physical and mental skills are a great step in your child’s development, they can cause sudden sleep problems that throw parents for a loop. It’s hard at the moment but try to remember that these … Read More