An uncredited saying promises us that “babies smile in their sleep because they are listening to the whispering of angels." That is a beautiful image, indeed, if only we could make them sleep! As parents, we know they need their rest – it is essential for their neurological development. But we can't explain that to them, so we learn to use various tricks to help them get their vital repose. I put together a short list with my favorite sleeping subterfuges for babies, after having tried
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While there is no hard and fast formula for getting your twins to catch some shuteye, there are a few key components to staying the course to the Land of Nod. To set your littles up for sleep success, you’ll want to create a cozy atmosphere that invites them to get some rest. Lighting and sound are probably the first things that come to mind when one thinks about sleep. But there’s another factor you may not have considered that can make a big difference and that is what they are wearing.
As we get more into colder weather here in the U.S., that means we are spending a lot of time indoors these days! Between freezing temps and snow, this time of year doesn't exactly scream, "Let's get outside!" But did you know that in some cultures, sub-freezing temps are considered perfect napping temperatures? For BABIES?! It's true! In Scandinavia and Iceland (just to name two), it is common practice to nap babies outside in all seasons - even when the temperature drops well below