Middle-of-the-Night Visitor in your Bed? Part 1

Middle-of-the-Night Visitor in your Bed?   Part 1

Does your child fall asleep in his own bed, but climb into your bed in the middle of the night? What should you do? Let’s first take a closer look at what’s happening.

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Why don’t my kids want to go to bed?!

Why don’t my kids want to go to bed?!

As an adult who treasures that moment at the end of a long day—when you can finally fall into your bed and close your eyes to welcome sleep—you may have a hard time understanding why your little one resists bedtime with such vehemence. So, let’s discuss the typical reasons children doesn’t want to go to bed, and you can determine which affects your children.

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What to do about Interrupting

What to do about Interrupting

Whether you’re on the phone, busy on your computer, or talking to another adult, it can be frustrating when your children constantly interrupt you. Children are so focused on their own needs that they don’t realize that you have needs, too. They can learn how to pay more attention to other people’s needs as well as their own, which will help control these endless interruptions. Try these ideas: 

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Babies and Music

Babies and Music

 

Mothers have always crooned their babies to sleep with lullabies, fathers have sung nursery rhymes to their toddlers, and families have made folk music a part of everyday life. Why? Because music is calming, music facilitates language development, and most of all, music is enjoyable for both parents and children.

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When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?

When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?

 

How many times have you wondered this?  To find the answer you first need to fully understand the question. The medical definition of “sleeping through the night” for a young baby is a five-hour stretch. That’s FIVE hours—not the eight, ten, or twelve hours that you may wish for! Most babies still awaken two to three times a night up to six months of age, and once or twice a night up to one year old. A baby is considered to be “sleeping through the night” when he sleeps those five consecutive hours without waking up to feed. While this may not be your definition of sleeping through the night, it is the reasonable yardstick by which we measure a young baby’s sleep. Yes—some babies achieve this stretch much sooner than others, but they do all get there eventually.

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Best Picky Eater Tips

Best Picky Eater Tips

Best Picky Eater Tips

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Snooze Series & Giveaway!

Snooze Series & Giveaway!

Snooze Series & Giveaway ~ Week 2

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