Here in the United States, we are right on the verge of one of the busiest traveling seasons of the year! In another day or so, lots of us in the U.S. will pack up and travel to see friends and loved ones, and to spend the holidays with them. Of course, while all that traveling can be fun (provided we don't have any weather delays - fingers crossed!), it's by no means relaxing. And if you are traveling with a baby or a toddler in tow? Not relaxing at all. In fact, your holiday weekend may
It’s summer here in the U.S., and for many of us, summer means vacation! Whether you’re off to a tropical resort, to a cabin in the woods, or just to your parents’ house, vacation offers you the chance to escape your real life and spend a few days or weeks relaxing. Unless, that is, you’re vacationing with a baby or toddler. If that’s the case, scratch the “relaxing” part; your vacation might feel like a whole lot of work! As this Momastery.com post puts it, “DUDE.
Napping is a hot topic around The Baby Sleep Site®, and it’s no wonder: most of us count nap time as our favorite time of the day! Of course, naps are essential for the health and development of your baby, but don’t count yourself out -- you need a little downtime during the day, too! And naps offer the perfect opportunity for you to get a little breather. One of the most popular questions we get around here (aside from “How can I get my baby to nap longer?”) is “How many naps does
When you work on helping your baby sleep better, sometimes it's hard to know whether you can get even more sleep from him or sometimes it might feel you are trying to be greedy wanting more sleep when you've already come so far. Or, sometimes when you work on naps, night sleep goes out the window or vice versa. This article will talk about whether napping or night sleep is more important and general guidelines to know whether you have a good balance of night sleep and naps. If I asked you