8 brutally honest reasons for #SleepFails

8 brutally honest reasons for #SleepFails

Parents fail to recognize their role in the cycle of poor sleep behaviors. Parents hope or assume the child is going to be the one to lead to better sleep. The child isn’t going to be the one to jump out of the cycle....

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4 Pillars of Sleep Hygiene Workshop

4 Pillars of Sleep Hygiene Workshop

[image_with_animation image_url="1585" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_blank" img_link="http://greatbigfamilyplayday.com"] Jenni June presents 4 Pillars of Sleep Hygiene, & why no sleep training method will work...

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11 Air travel sleep-n-sanity hacks 4 parents!

11 Air travel sleep-n-sanity hacks 4 parents!

11 Air travel sleep-n-sanity hacks 4 parents! #1- Do not, I repeat, do not schedule a red-eye flight! Protect your child’s most important and restorative sleep: night sleep! The brain in motion cannot cycle into deeper...

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?Pregnancy Awareness Month!

?Pregnancy Awareness Month!

[image_with_animation image_url="1471" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_blank" img_link="http://pregnancyawareness.com/"] Pregnancy Awareness Month Education #MayPam Twitter Party If you missed us at the Education...

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? Resource Guide for New and Expecting Parents!

? Resource Guide for New and Expecting Parents!

[image_with_animation image_url="1462" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_self" img_link="/favs-picks/"] Hey new and expecting parents! As you know, I’m no “product ho” (I’m a poet and didn’t know it). I have always...

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Safest White Noise for Baby

Creating an optimal sleep environment for your baby or child is one of my four essential pillars of pediatric sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene is the science of sleep. Without it, no sleep training method you use will work. The sleep environment must set your child up for...

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Autism & Sleep: Great Article for Parents

Families of children with Autism see remarkable improvement in behavior and benefit greatly from sleep training and education. A qualified and certified child sleep consultant is trained for this special kind of support. Read more...

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Don't start sleep training if…

1. You know you will be traveling, having house guests, or other social or family functions within 3 weeks of begining, because consistency is key when learning new habits! It's bootcamp baby! 2. Don't begin sleep training when your child has a cold or is congested,...

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What my grandparents taught me, that my parents couldn't.

When I was a kid, my dad worked a lot of hard long hours and was the bread winner. He provided a nice house, 2 cars, vacations, lots of Seattle Mariner games, and great Christmases and birthdays. You could say we were middle to upper middle class. My mom chose to work...

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The "Visionary" Parent vs. the "In the Moment" Parent

Which one are you? I define them as this: The In the Moment parent (ITM) takes each moment or challenge at face value. They put a lot of stock in a child's resistance to anything. They dwell much longer and deeper on why a child might be throwing a fit or refuse to go...

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