Co-Sleeping: Making it Safe

Co-Sleeping: Making it Safe

If you decide to have your child sleep with you, either for naps or at nighttime, and you’ve found how to make co-sleeping work with your family, it’s important to follow these safety guidelines to protect your baby. People have a lot of opinions and “what worked for me” stories — but do your homework and make safe choices. 

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Helping Mom & Dad Get Better Sleep, Too!

Helping Mom & Dad Get Better Sleep, Too!

Everyone talks about ways of establishing better sleep habits for your children, but oftentimes as parents we neglect our own sleep. As you learn important things about children’s sleep, hopefully you come to realize that better rest can benefit you as well.

After working so diligently and patiently on your child’s sleep problems, you may want to take some time to improve your own sleep as well.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleep

Sleep (or lack of sleep) affects all 24 hours of your child’s day (and therefore, all 24 hours of YOUR day!) The quality and quantity of your child’s sleep influences his mood, behavior, health, and even brain development.

Adequate, restful sleep is a vital component for your child’s healthy, happy life. Here are 5 things you may not know about sleep.

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Moving from a Rock ‘n Play Sleeper to the Crib

Moving from a Rock ‘n Play Sleeper to the Crib

Many babies fall asleep (and stay asleep) much more easily in a bed that is gently moving rather than a still crib surface. But one of the most popular moving options, the Rock ‘n Play, has been recalled and is deemed unsafe for sleep. If you are one of the parents who is in a panic since the recall of this sleeper, help is here. The following ideas can guide you as you transition your baby to a safer sleeping place.

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Eight Great Sleep Tips for Every Child

Eight Great Sleep Tips for Every Child

Lack of sleep affects every minute of every day for every person in the family because lack of sleep isn’t just about being tired. Sleep has a role in everything — dawdling, temper tantrums, hyperactivity, growth, health, and even learning to tie his shoes and recite the ABCs. Sleep affects everything. The following ideas are of value to almost any sleeper, of any age. These tips can bring improvement not only in your child’s sleep, but also in her daytime mood and last, but not least – improvements in your own sleep and outlook as well.

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