From the moment you brought your little one home, you counted the hours of sleep your baby was getting, or possibly not getting.
The nine months leading up to your baby’s birth are full of anticipation. Perhaps you read every parenting book you could find while you were pregnant—you learned Dr. Harvey Karp’s ten-step method to a sleeping baby and researched every risk factor of SIDS. But let’s be honest, there’s no perfect guidebook for your child.
Remember the days when your newborn took multiple naps a day? Yes, those were the good ol’ days. Slowly but surely the naps dwindle and your child requires less sleep. But are they may not be ready to fully give up the nap.
To know the signs your child is tired before they hit meltdown stage is incredibly valuable - for your child and for your sanity.
We’ve all heard and been kept up at night worrying about SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Each year, 1,500 infants die in the United States due to SIDS.
As new parents we worry about whether our newborn is too warm or too cold. Especially when swaddling. They look so snug and comfortable all wrapped up, but then we think – won’t they get hot?
In the summer months knowing what to swaddle a baby in and the signs of a baby that is too warm is important. Excess heat can lead to risks like SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome).
Below you will learn easy ways to tell if your baby is too warm, the best fabrics for swaddling your baby in warm weather, and some simple ways to keep baby the right temperature at night.
Does bedtime feel like an endless battle at your house? As parents, sometimes those minutes/hours leading up to bedtime can seem like a battle zone.
And yet, good sleep is vital to our children’s development, behavior, and emotions, but how can we help our toddler stop fighting sleep?
We suggest establishing a bedtime routine that will help your toddler calmly fall asleep. Once your toddler is overtired, it will actually take him longer to fall asleep, which is why it’s important to start the bedtime routine early.
Because we know you're dying to know any tips to get your child in bed easier, here are the six surefire steps to establishing a bedtime routine your toddler will actually enjoy following.