Why Baby is Very Fussy at 3 Months: 3 Reasons and 3 Tips

If your baby is very fussy at 3 months old, you might dread the days. You are likely tired and frustrated trying to make your baby happy all day. If this describes you, this is common and there are three primary reasons this occurs. This post will share these 3 reasons and give you 3 …

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Baby Won’t Nap in Crib? 5 Tips to Get Baby to Nap in the Crib and When

When your baby won’t nap in the crib, it can be a long, exhausting day for both of you. Your baby might take short naps or take long naps but only in your arms. It’s hard to get anything done having just 30 minutes or being confined to a chair while your baby sleeps. This …

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Baby Sleep Cycles By Age Chart

Understanding how your baby sleeps can help you get your baby to sleep through the night, take better naps, thrive, and be happier! Part of understanding how babies sleep is understanding how their sleep cycles work. This post will explain baby sleep cycles by age and provide a chart for guidance based on my 10+ …

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5 Nap Tips for Twins From the Land of Nod

Sleep is huge for new parents of multiples. We all know the challenges of a new baby who is awake around the clock, but two at a time?! Let’s just set the coffee pot on continuous brew, shall we? Although sleep can be difficult for new twin parents, good sleep in your house is possible, …

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Quick Tip: How To Tell If A Nap Transition Is Approaching

Picture this. You’ve just settled into a nice, predictable daytime sleep schedule, you’re feeling good about life, and then, before you know it, your baby gets a little older and blows your perfectly-crafted routine to pieces. I’m positive a lot of you know exactly what I’m talking about (even those of you who’ve never been …

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5 Tips to Getting Your Baby to Nap in the Car

All babies sleep in the car! At least, that’s what I was told as a new mom. The problem was, neither of my daughters got that memo! They weren’t lulled to peaceful dreamland by the soft hum of my ’08 Toyota. Instead, both babies would stay awake and cry, as they got more and more …

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4 Reasons Your Baby Is Fighting Naps

Babies need naps. Let’s be clear about that. Naps are not optional, naps are not “bonus” sleep sessions….naps are necessary for proper infant growth and development. That said – try telling that to your baby! Even the best nighttime sleeper can be a prizewinning “nap fighter”. Knowing your child needs naps, and doing all in …

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Baby Nap Chart: Learn How Long Baby Should Nap, and How Many Naps Baby Needs

Click on Image to Englarge We get nap questions really frequently from our clients – particularly these three questions: How many naps does my baby need? How long should my baby’s naps be? How much sleep should my baby get during the day so they sleep at night? Well, we’re answering all of them in …

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Baby Sleeping More Than Usual? Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

We all want our babies to sleep – but can you have too much of a good thing when it comes to baby sleep? We’ve written before about babies sleeping too much, but what if your baby suddenly starts sleeping more than usual? What if you’re suddenly seeing marathon naps, later-than-usual morning wake-up times, and/or …

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