How to Stop Contact Naps

How to Stop Contact Naps When your baby is a newborn, you can’t hold them enough! Looking down at your new baby asleep in your arms is the best feeling.  You can hold them all day and snuggle for every nap if you want to. But there comes a time when you need to lay them down for naps and … Read More

Is it Safe for Newborns to Sleep With Pacifiers? Everything You Need to Know

Sometimes, it can feel like you’re receiving endless amounts of conflicting information regarding different parenting decisions. When it comes to babies and safe sleeping practices, a common question that comes up is whether or not pacifiers are okay overnight. Today, we will be covering if pacifiers are safe for newborns to sleep with, along with some other sleeping tips to … Read More

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 and 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 time they’re able to stretch … Read More

Baby Not Sleeping At Daycare

For many parents, daycare is a necessary part of keeping the ship afloat. Although some kids adapt right away, for others, it may take a little bit longer to get the hang of sleeping at daycare. Being in daycare can potentially create sleep challenges and unique situations- however, it’s nothing that can’t be fixed with the right approach! Today, I’ll … Read More

Healthy Bedtime Routine for Toddlers

The American Academy of Pediatrics states that an estimated 20-30% of infants and toddlers have sleep problems. Toddler sleep problems can be as simple as having trouble falling asleep or not staying asleep all night. Having a good bedtime routine sets your toddler up for an excellent night’s sleep and can help your child avoid very common sleep issues! The … Read More

Get Better Rest: Top Sleep Tips For Twins And Multiples

Getting one child to fall asleep is difficult enough- for parents of twins and multiples, it turns into an entirely different story. Twins and multiples are so much fun- but when it comes to bedtime, sleep is often impacted. Between distractions, differing schedules, and multiples ganging up to try and resist bedtime, it can become quite the handful. Although there … Read More

How to Dress Your Baby for Sleep

Babies can sleep up to 18 hours a day (in 24 hours) within their first year of life. That’s a lot of sleep! It’s important to make sure that parents are choosing the right sleepwear to contribute to safe sleep and restorative sleep. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends dressing your baby in one additional layer from what you are … Read More

The Science Of Baby Sleep: Better Understanding Sleep Cycles

As a parent, sleepless nights often come with the territory. When we don’t get proper rest, we can feel it the next day (or next month, or year, depending on how long the sleep issues persist). Low-quality sleep doesn’t just impact us- getting solid REM is essential for your baby, too. Baby sleep is imperative to proper growth and brain … Read More

4-Month-Old Sleep Schedule: How to Get as Much Sleep as Possible

The newborn phase is so precious, and time flies by faster than you’d think! You’ve blinked, and suddenly you’re at the 4-month mark. It’s no secret that despite how sweet this stage is, sleep deprivation can be brutal for parents. You may feel like you’re in survival mode, and it can be tricky to know how and when to try … Read More