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Tips for Helping Kids Adjust to Fall Daylight Saving Time

Tips for Helping Kids Adjust to Fall Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time is ending. Can you believe it’s that time of the year already? It feels like just yesterday I was enjoying a nice sunny day at the beach! This weekend, our clocks will fall ...

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My Preschooler Has Nightmares

My Preschooler Has Nightmares

Help! My 3 1/2 year old son has begun having nightmares, and I really and truly don’t know what to do about it. Sleep disruptions are the worst when they crop up anew. I know ...

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Ditching the Crib and Transitioning to the Big Kid Bed

Ditching the Crib and Transitioning to the Big Kid Bed

I loved our crib. Our babies loved the crib. And when they became toddlers and preschoolers, they still loved the crib. How do I know? Well both my son and my daughter happily stayed in their ...

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Nap Loss Anxiety: What Do You Do When Kids Stop Napping?

Nap Loss Anxiety: What Do You Do When Kids Stop Napping?

For pretty much his whole life, Liam has been an epic napper. Epic to the tune of a consistent 2-3 hours each afternoon and I looooove it. During the week, his napping means I get ...

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Postpartum: A Good Night’s Rest?

Postpartum: A Good Night’s Rest?

My toddler son was fooling around on the iPad this weekend when the strangest thing happened. He inadvertently started a slideshow of photos from his birth and first few days as a newborn baby. I ...

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Are You A Tired Mom? Read This.

Are You A Tired Mom? Read This.

Are you a tired mom? Married to a tired mom? Have a tired mom? Know a tired mom? Got my point? You must read this blog post from Finding Joy. It is the perfect portrait, ...

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Getting Babies to Sleep

Getting Babies to Sleep

As soon as the sun starts setting, my heart sinks a little. With the setting sun comes night and with night comes “bedtime” for Zoe. “Bedtime” for Zoe is not what it is for most ...

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When Kids Grow Up: Giving Up “Snuggle Time”

When Kids Grow Up: Giving Up “Snuggle Time”

It happened in an instant. For about the past three years, I’ve sat in the same rocking chair and rocked my baby boy to sleep. I gently rub his back, play with his hair, breathe ...

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Kids & Sleep: Things All Parents Should Know

Kids & Sleep: Things All Parents Should Know

I got roughly two hours of sleep last night. Well, actually I got them this morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. after I dropped my daughter off at school. This does not exactly put ...

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Night Terrors

Night Terrors

It’s 11:00pm and I’ve just climbed into bed to watch the news and relax before bed.    The stress of the day is finally melting and then it happens.  I hear a few moans on the ...

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