It’s that time of year when everyone sets goals for a brand spanking new year. If you are a newbie to the parenting rodeo, your goals probably include attempting to shower more regularly, climbing out from under a mountain of laundry that never seems to be done, and getting some SLEEP! Sleep makes the world go around. If you can get your little cherubs to get some shut-eye so that you can snag some rest yourself, you are much more likely to actually get to the business of achieving your own
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.
Finally, a date with your couch and your favorite Netflix show. You’ve chased the kids through the park, inhaled bits of your own dinner in between cramming broccoli bits into their mouths, and wrestled them into jammies after a visit to the splash pad (also known as the bathtub). Your twins are in bed. The sweet sound of silence echoes through your house. Many tears have been shed (by you and by them) during their middle of the night jam sessions. But by and large, you are soaking in those
This week's article is written by our former Sleep Consultant, Heather Matthies, who is a registered nurse and mother of three, including twins. Having one baby: life-changing. But, having more than one baby? Life-changing times 2 (or 3 or 8 like Octo-mom!). Just like no one could tell most of us how to fully prepare for one baby, whether multiples are planned or a big surprise, there is truly no way to fully prepare for the task ahead. No matter how many times you've organized their closet