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Here’s Why Kids Really Are Cuter When They Sleep

Is there anything cuter than a sleeping baby? Laughing babies come close, but seeing our kids’ angelic faces in a deep state of rest, breathing steadily, and peacefully asleep, melts away whatever frustrations they’ve caused us during the day.  I imagine it’ll get creepy at a certain age to peek into my kids’ rooms, fix […]

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Ode to Sleep

RIP, Sleep! We had a good run, but ever since my son made his epic appearance into the world, I feel like sleep and I have gone through a messy divorce of some sorts. And so my Ode to Sleep was created:   Will I ever sleep again? Will I forever be watching Big Ben? […]

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10 Things You Need to do This January

I know this is the season for resolutions, but just think of this as a to-do list for January.  There are certain “little” things we can do that make our lives easier, feel cleaner, and lower stress.  Here are my top 10 things you need to do this January.  Throw crap out! You know that […]

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Get Up Off the Floor! Helping Your Child Fall Asleep on Her Own

Sleep issues. They are probably one of the most challenging parts of parenting. Not only is each child different, but their patterns can also change unexpectedly and unpredictably, leaving us sleep-deprived as well as frustrated and confused. There are many, many books out there providing suggestions on how to get your child to sleep – […]

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Go to Sleep

How much sleep do you get a night? I ask because lately I have noticed that I receive emails from women at odd times of the night (really late) or in the morning (really early). I like to average 8 hours a night, and I’m starting to feel like a lazy sloth. That said, it […]

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Sleep Terrors? Who ya Gonna Call?

With the new Ghostbusters movie opening, what better time to talk about sleep terrors (ST)! While some people are terrified by green slime, ST are the stuff of nightmares for many parents. But the good news is, I’m here to reassure you- ST are generally harmless and most kids grow out of them! Here is […]

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