The joy of becoming a parent is one of the most beautiful emotions you’ll ever feel. And while the feeling of fulfillment keeps growing as you’re getting more connected with your baby, you’ll soon see the other side of the medal – parenting requires a lot of sacrifices. One of the first checkpoints of how ready you really are to make this sacrifice is the issue of sleep. Some babies are tight sleepers, others have a light sleep, but most babies wake up a few times during the night. Here’s what
Have you seen the Amazon Echo yet? Leave it to Amazon to create such a cool product! The Amazon Echo is basically a personal assistant that lives in your house and is always listening for your next request. The Echo can play music, answer your questions, sync with your smart devices, and even control your lights! But here's what we think is super cool: the Amazon Echo makes an AWESOME addition to your child's bedtime routine. 6 Ways To Use Amazon Echo In Your Child's Bedtime
Bedtime routines are an essential part of healthy baby and toddler sleep habits - a very essential part! A great bedtime routine alerts your baby or toddler to the fact that bedtime is approaching; it can also serve to relax your child and help your baby or toddler fall asleep quickly and calmly. But how can you craft the perfect baby or toddler bedtime routine? We share our top tips below! 10 Bedtime Routine Tips for Babies and Toddlers Start winding down before you start the bedtime
Bedtime - depending on your situation, this word either sounds like music to your ears or sends a shiver down your spine! Most of us know from experience just how tough bedtime can be. Far from a calm, gentle wind-down before sleep, for some families, bedtime is alternately a battle of wills, a scream-fest, a marathon hours-long affair, or an eternal game of whack-a-mole in which you're constantly fetching glasses of water and making trips to the potty. So how do we get from nightmare
The word 'rigid' tends to have pretty negative connotations, doesn't it? A rigid routine, for example, seems so inflexible, so set in stone, so...well, so rigid! We get that, and we never direct our consultation clients to adopt rigid schedules and routines if they just aren't comfortable with that. That said, though, there are times when we encourage parents to try adopting more rigid sleep schedules and routines - specifically, more rigid bedtime routines. Read on to learn why!
Christmas is going to be here soon! And those of us who celebrate it are probably all thinking the same thing right about now: MUST. FINISH. SHOPPING. If you've barely made a dent in your shopping list, no need to panic -- today, we're suggesting some fantastic bedtime books for your babies and toddlers. Some are tried-and-true bedtime classics; others are new books that are on their way to becoming beloved favorites. And they'd all make great gifts, parents! And those of you