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How to Use the Pick Up Put Down Method to Get your Baby to Sleep

Learn more about the Pick Up Put Down Method to help get your baby to sleep. See how to successfully execute Pick Up Put Down and if it’s right for your family! The Pick up / put down method (sometimes referred to as PUPD method) is a popular sleep training method founded by Tracy Hogg, …

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10 Best Sleep Sacks for Toddlers

Is it okay to dress your toddler for sleep in a sleep sack? You bet! Here are some of the best wearable blankets and sleep sacks for toddlers. As your baby reaches their first birthday and starts advancing into toddlerhood, you might find yourself weighing new bedding and pajama options.  Hopefully you’ve mastered how to …

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Four Ways to Make Your Baby’s Nursery Dark

Did you know a dark room leads to longer stretches of sleep for your baby? Here’s how to make your baby’s nursery dark so you can all get the sleep you need! When you’re facing sleep challenges or setbacks with your baby, there are plenty of factors that could be at play.  Disruptions caused by …

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Helpful and Not-So-Helpful Sleep Associations for Your Baby

Does your baby have sleep associations that are holding them back from getting the rest they need? Find out what you can do about it! One of my goals as a Baby and Toddler Sleep Consultant is to help your baby recognize when it’s time to sleep! But that can be easier said than done. …

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5 Benefits of Thumb Sucking for Babies

Baby find their thumb and start sucking? Learn about the benefits of thumbsucking for babies and why having a thumbsucker can be a great thing! Finding your baby sucking on their thumb for the first time is not only adorable, it’s a sign that they’re developing as they should be! While many of us think …

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The Top 5 Benefits of Blackout Curtains for Baby’s Sleep

Learn about the benefits of blackout curtains to improve your baby’s sleep and check out a new favorite blackout curtain that is so easy to install! Creating a dark space in your baby’s nursery is critical for good sleep and why I’m a huge fan of using blackout curtains in your baby’s nursery! A good …

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Sleep Begets Sleep (How Naps Impact your Baby’s Night)

Did you know your baby’s night sleep is often dependent on the quality of their day sleep? Your baby will sleep better at night if they’re getting the right amount of sleep at nap time. Let’s talk about why sleep begets sleep! As a Pediatric Sleep Consultant, one of most important pieces of sleep advice …

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Best Tips for How to Dress Your Baby for Sleep in the Winter

Wondering how to dress your baby for sleep in winter? Follow these tips to keep your baby warm even in the coldest months! There’s a lot to obsess over when you’re a new parent! Sleep schedules, how much your baby is eating, and whether they’re hitting developmental milestones all come to mind. With so many …

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Wondering When to Take Away the Pacifier? Find Out Here

Wondering when to take away the pacifier from your baby or toddler? Keep reading to learn the best time to take away the pacifier and how to wean it! Did you know that newborns have a non-nutritive sucking reflex? This means that your baby feels a need to suck, even if they aren’t getting any …

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Wake Time + Sample Schedules for 6 Month Old to Optimize Sleep

Learn the right wake time for your 6 month old baby and get a sample sleep schedule to optimize their nights and naps! Happy half birthday to your baby! At 6 months old, your baby is learning so much! She may be sitting independently, crawling across the floor, and has probably started eating solid foods! …

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