If your baby is suddenly fighting sleeps at naps or bed time, you might be wondering if now is the right time to be considering a nap transition? This is one of the hardest milestones to monitor as a new parent, as often nap transitions happen at the same or similar times as a sleep regression. How then, can you tell if your baby is in a period of transition or a sleep regression? If it is time for a nap transition, then how do you do it successfully? If you’re looking for answers to these questions and more, then you’ve come to the right place.
When it comes to baby sleep, there is no one size fits all approach. By ensuring you have the right foundations set, you can help your little one learn to soothe independently. For some babies, this means simply allowing them a little bit of extra space at naps and in night wakings, and for others you may find your little one needs a less hands on sleep training approach. Remember that there is no wrong answer.
Sleep regressions are truly wonderful beasts. Yes, you read that correctly, they are truly wonderful. While they can be incredibly frustrating for parents trying to navigate complicated sleep issues, sleep regressions are actually periods of huge cognitive and physical developmental leaps. Before we talk about how to support your little one through periods of developmental […]
These sleep foundations give your child the best opportunity for success, because you are providing them with everything they need to fall asleep, and stay asleep, getting them the rest they need.
If your little one is sleeping all day, and feeding all night, it can feel incredibly overwhelming. The lack of sleep is exhausting for everyone in the house, not just your baby. If your child is under the age of three months, sleeping all day and feeding all night, there’s a good chance they are suffering from Day/Night Confusion.
Trying to figure out the best schedule for your child can feel monumental, especially when there is so much information floating around that varies. Scheduling isn’t an exact science, moreover, sleep needs vary child to child, but also in the case of younger babies they change so frequently it can feel impossible to keep up!
I want to clear up a myth for you, mama. I’m sure you’ve heard it a thousand times before: “Don’t feed that baby to sleep” or “If you keep feeding her to sleep, she’ll wake up all night”. There’s no doubt that there is some truth to that, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t use feeding as a tool to help your babe sleep, particularly in the earlier stages of sleep training.
New Mama Gift Guide Whether you are expecting yourself or shopping for someone else, deciding what products to choose can be completely overwhelming. Our New Mama Gift Guide covers all the must-haves for the expecting mama in your life, from brands that I love myself and use at home with my kids. Crate&kids Organic […]
Being a new mother, one of the most overwhelming challenges I’ve faced is the prospect of traveling with small children. Trying to manage what to pack, sleeping schedules, eating schedules, toys and environments is a lot for anyone to take on. This article will help to outline how best to prepare for travel, must-haves for […]
If you’re a parent, then you’ve heard the dreaded words “Sleep Regression” one hundred times. Just when you think you’ve hit a rhythm with your little one, sleep upends. There are various points in the first two years of life where your baby may experience a sleep regression. Whether your baby has always been a […]