Elimination Communication + Good Baby Sleep: My 7 Biggest Tips

by Andrea Olson of Go Diaper Free After years and years of teaching elimination communication (or EC) to parents with little babies, one of the biggest challenges they face is balancing EC with good baby sleep. In a recent survey of our Go Diaper Free community, one-third of parents said that Nighttime EC was their …

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25 Nap Time Tips: How To Help Your Baby Nap Better and Longer

We know, parents, we know – judging by what we’re hearing from many of you in our Helpdesk, naps are high on your radar! You want to know how to make them more consistent, how to make them longer, how to make each nap as restorative as possible! In short, you want to become the …

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Baby Won’t Nap? Here Are 7 Reasons Why (#7 Is Surprising!)

Baby Won’t Nap? Nap time is, without a doubt, a tired parent’s favorite time of day. Baby goes down for a much-need snooze, leaving mom and dad time to have some much-needed “me time”. But of course, in order for your baby’s nap time to be a favorite time of day, your baby has to …

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The 3 Key Ingredients For Better Baby and Toddler Sleep

I’m no baker-extraordinaire, but I’ve baked enough in my time to know a thing or two about recipes. And I know that when it comes to a recipe for a yummy baked good, there are things I can change and things I most definitely cannot. For instance, I always substitute unsweetened applesauce for half the …

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Will Crib Toys Ruin Your Baby’s Sleep?

A question we hear fairly often from parents is whether or not it’s okay to put toys or aquariums in the baby’s crib. Lots of us use these kinds of crib toys as a way to entertain our babies, or to give them something to do after they wake up from sleep (in the hopes …

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Cultural Differences in Baby and Toddler Sleep

Here at the Baby Sleep Site®, we take great pride in the fact that we’re an international business. We’ve worked with families from across the globe in an effort to get a better night’s sleep. Geography has never been a barrier for us; not only do we work with families from around the world, but …

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How Moving Homes Can Affect Your Child’s Sleep

For most of us, moving does NOT top our list of things we enjoy. Moving creates a multitude of things to worry about, after all. Once you’ve found a new place to buy or to rent, you’re still not even close to done. What about transferring your mail? Or shutting off your utilities? And if …

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How My First 5K and Baby Steps Can Help You Sleep Train Your Baby

When you’re a sleep coach, many other things in your life tend to remind you about babies or sleep training or sleep training babies. On November 5th, I ran my first 5K race. It was a race where a portion of the proceeds would be donated to The Honor Flight for World War II veterans …

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How the Holidays May Impact Your Baby’s Sleep

With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m sure many of you are wondering what you should do, if anything, with your baby’s schedule and sleep. It can be tricky when you travel or need to be at a family event during a nap time (our extended family Thanksgiving “dinner” is at 2 p.m., for example). Depending …

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