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

Weaning the Pacifier: The Best Tips for A Smooth Transition

Weaning the pacifier is one of those gray areas that can be difficult to navigate as a parent. Although it’s a big milestone, it can be hard to get rid of something that you know is bringing your little one comfort. It’s even harder to figure out the timing. Like everything else in parenting, you know your child best. However, … Read More

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. Without a solid grasp on how to manage nap transitions, you can easily fall into the trap of sleepless nights and too much caffeine. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Today, we’re sharing the … Read More

Early Morning Wakings: Why is My Baby Waking Up Early?

Remember the days when you could sleep in? If you’re a mama, the term “slow mornings” is likely no longer in your vocabulary. Hitting the snooze button has been replaced with a crying baby… Spoiler alert, babies don’t have a snooze button, no matter how early their early morning wakings may be.  Although sleeping in may no longer be realistic, … Read More

Does Learning to Walk Affect Sleep?

Babies learn and grow so much during their first few years of life. Your baby goes from being a tiny, squishy newborn to being a full-blown toddler so fast! There are so many developmental milestones in the first year or so and they can have a huge impact on your child’s sleep. Whether it’s learning to roll, crawl, sit independently, … Read More

How To Get Your Child Back On A Sleep Schedule

We’ve all been there- you finally feel like you’re on track with your sleep habits, and all of a sudden it feels like you’re back at square one. There are so many things that can disrupt a child’s sleep schedule. Whether it be a vacation, a break during the school year, an illness, or a time change, these can all … Read More

How to Beat Exhaustion: Getting Sleep During Developmental Milestones

If this isn’t your first rodeo as a parent, you’re likely familiar with the fact that sleep during developmental milestones can be a struggle. (If this is your first time as a parent- buckle up!) Developmental milestones can impact sleep in many ways- as your little one grows and learns about the world around them, their sleep patterns are often … Read More

How To Minimize Sleep Disruptions During Potty Training

Is it time for your little one to graduate from diapers? While potty training may make life easier once it’s over, the process can be tough on parents. It often goes hand in hand with overnight wakings, bedwetting, bedtime resistance, and general sleep challenges. Sleep struggles are difficult for the whole family- nobody likes the feeling of being exhausted. So … Read More

The Threat of Technology: Why is Screen Time Harmful to Children?

We’ve all been there- trying to run some errands, everything is (somewhat) smooth sailing, and then it happens… The toddler tantrum. What is there to do in the middle of a Target besides hand your kid your phone in hopes of them *not* screaming? At Sleep Shore, we get it. Handing your little one a tablet or a phone is often … Read More