How to Stop Contact Naps

How to Stop Contact Naps When your baby is first born, 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 definitely comes a time when you need to lay them down for naps … Read More

25 Must Haves For Toddlers And Babies This Summer

Finally! Summer is here! After what has felt like the longest winter ever, the sunshine has arrived and it’s time to soak up some sun! Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of some nice weather and play outdoors with your kiddos. Outdoor play is essential for growing kids and they can learn so much by being in an … Read More

Baby Sleep and Temperament

Baby Sleep and Temperament A newborn baby’s personality can start to show almost immediately after birth. You can even pick up on some baby’s temperament as early as in the womb. Was your baby a wild party animal in your stomach? Or a calm, slow mover? A baby’s temperament is basically their disposition and how they act and react in … Read More

5 Crib Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Crib safety is vital to learn about as a new parent! One of the biggest and most important purchases you make as a new parent is your baby’s crib.  There are so many options on the market, you can choose almost any color, and there are multiple sizes and different styles. You will most likely do a ton of research … Read More

5 Different Sleep Training Methods for Babies

5 Different Sleep Training Methods for Babies Have you reached the point where you and your baby are ready to figure out this whole sleep thing and get them sleeping longer stretches and eventually sleeping through the night? Have you wondered how and where to start and what the heck sleep training even is?! Let me fill you in! Sleep … Read More

Baby Teething and Sleep

Baby Teething and Sleep Teething… It can be a real pain in the you know what for you and your baby! By the time your baby hits 24 months or so of age they will get 20 teeth! On average, babies start teething around 6 months of age (this varies baby to baby!). Lucky for them (and you) they don’t … Read More

Wake Windows By Age

Wake Windows By Age Wake windows, or wake times, are periods of time in between sleep that your baby is awake. Any time between the time you pick them up after naps or bedtime to the time you lay them back down is considered a wake window. Wake windows are extremely important to pediatric sleep because they are the time … Read More

Separation Anxiety In Babies Affecting Sleep

Separation Anxiety In Babies Affecting Sleep Separation anxiety in babies is a developmental milestone that they hit around six to seven months of age and then there is typically another peak around 18 months. It can be really hard on you, the parent, and on your little one. At around six months old your baby is starting to realize that … Read More

Does Learning to Walk Affect Sleep?

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 … Read More

How to Get Your Toddler to Stay In Bed 

How to Get Your Toddler to Stay In Bed  Making the decision to transition your toddler from their crib to a toddler bed is a HUGE milestone! It is such an exciting time for your little one, but can be overwhelming and a little troublesome for you, the parent. Now that they have a bed that is easy to get … Read More