FOMO. Is that acronym new to you? Up until about a year ago, it was new to me, too. I'd never heard of FOMO (or Fear Of Missing Out) until a friend told me that she was afflicted with it. She was constantly on social media, checking in with her friends and catching up on the latest news. But here's something interesting - did you know your baby can have FOMO, too? It's true; some babies just can't seem to settle in and fall asleep, for fear that they'll miss out on all the action! Now,
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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? Well, we're answering all of them in today's article. How many naps your baby takes will depend on their age and unique development. All babies develop at their own unique rates. How long your baby's naps are also depend on age but once your baby is past 4 months old, we want at least one nap that's an hour or longer.
Did you know that your baby can develop habits at lightning-fast speeds? It's true; even though she cannot walk or talk yet, she can develop a deeply-rooted habit very, very quickly. This explains why, after just a few days of rocking your baby to sleep, she will come to expect to be rocked. And this is why many babies quickly come to need a pacifier to calm down, even if they have only used the pacifier for a week or two. Babies can be especially prone to develop bad
Raise your hand if this describes the scene in your home: bedtime is peaceful and easy (and followed by hours of uninterrupted sleep), while naptime is a raging battle of wills (followed by little to no sleep at all.) Guess what? My hand would be up right now, if I didn’t need both hands to type this post. ;) That scenario is a familiar one here at The Baby Sleep Site. We hear from a lot of frazzled parents who can’t figure out why their babies and toddlers sleep so perfectly (or at
So many of us LOVE 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. Vacation is hard. Everyone came WITH me. And they all need the