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White noise - my thoughts.

Parents often ask me about white noise and whether they should use it or not. My answer: generally, after the newborn stage white noise functions as a sound screen and not as a comfort tool. 286 more words

Some easy, gentle tips to help your child sleep through the night...

There are many reasons why children have a hard falling asleep independently and staying asleep all night. One of the more common reasons are categorized as sleep onset associations; aka falling asleep with some sort of assistance. 281 more words

Rock a bye baby

…on the treetops

Isn’t that the oldest nursery rhyme in the book! I’m no expert on nursery rhymes but my Nanna is. She has been teaching them to my children (Jordan 14, Rhiley 11, Lacey 14 months, and Konnor 4 months) since they were born. 937 more words

Infant Sleep

You Don't Have to Bedshare, and You Don't Have to Let 'Em Cry

After much research, I felt like there were two choices, bed share or cry it out. I was determined not to do either, and so I found a way that worked for me. 636 more words

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sleep champion & scared parents

Henry is a sleep champion! It didn’t seem this way when he was first born though. That first night in the hospital after giving birth to him at 9PM, the nurse left us in our room two hours later and we were alone. 666 more words

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A Not So Good Night... Err... Morning

While our little princess slept 5 hours consecutively again last night, she didn’t follow up with any additional sleep. We woke up at 4 am and since then, missy miss has been quite demanding. 109 more words

New Baby

The Milk Monster Gives a Gift

So, after being chained to the couch all day with the milk monster (I’m talking literally 7 hours of nursing… I tracked it!), and barely getting anything done (I made dinner… And watched a TON of this teeny bopper show), the Milk Monster decided to be VERY nice and give back to her very desperate mommy. 139 more words

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