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Beware Of Who Is Giving You Your Sleep Advice

Posted by admin on December 3, 2019 in Current Research Findings

Depending on popular news outlets for your child sleep education information?  You might want to think twice. Here we analyze an article running in the popular “Huffington Post” that offers some stunning opinions and myths posing as sleep truths.  The Full Huffington Post Article Can Be Found Here: How do I get my infant to sleep

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Tossing your toddler an iPad to distract them? Think twice. You could be causing long-term damage, here is why.

Posted by admin on November 19, 2019 in Current Research Findings Free Tip Tuesday

“The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends NO television or screen exposure for children younger than two years of age” Children are sensory beings, especially in their first years of life.  Their natural and most effective means of learning and experiencing the world is through using all of their senses.  Watching television, using iPads, computers and

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Is Knowledge Really Power When It Comes to Parenting?

Posted by admin on November 13, 2019 in Free Tip Tuesday

Is Knowledge Really Power When It Comes To Parenting? WSJ recently featured an article in their “Venture Capitalist Dispatch” blog titled The ‘Quantified Baby’: Rest Devices Aims to Popularize Wearable Infant Monitor.” The blog post described a new wearable physiological baby-monitoring device that is set to hit markets in January of 2014. This wearable device is

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Can People Really Change?

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 11, 2019 in life coaching self-care No Comments

Can people really change? Especially after a certain age? (I.e. adulthood) I believe, with absolute certainty, that they can. I’ve done it myself and have created a business based on it. Believing that people can’t really change “who they are” is just a thought, and thoughts can be changed. In fact, entire belief systems can

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Feeling Stressed or Negative? Your Baby Can Feel It Too

Posted by admin on October 1, 2019 in Quick Facts

I am constantly stressing the importance of a healthy positive attitude with my clients who are sleep training.  I’m sure at this point I sound like a broken record to many of them. But the fact remains that when it comes to not only sleep training but also any interaction you have with your child,

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Tips on lengthening naps – under 4 months

Posted by admin on September 24, 2019 in Quick Facts

The Question: Any tips on lengthening naps for an 11 week old who consistently wakes at the 45 minute mark and won’t continue nap? The Answer:  Although it’s too early to start a rigorous form of sleep training and short naps are the norm for this age due to their sleep arousals or brief wakings

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The Truth About Night Feeds

Posted by admin on September 17, 2019 in Free Tip Tuesday

Sleep Myth of the Day:  If my Child continually has a night waking at the same time every night, they must be hungry. This Myth is FALSE!  While exact ages for dropping night feedings differs from child to child, consistent night wakings may actually be negative sleep associations or sleep crutches that have formed from continually providing

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Giving your child a bottle in bed? You may be putting them at risk for tooth decay, ear infections, choking and poor sleep associations

Posted by admin on September 11, 2019 in Current Research Findings Quick Facts

There is nothing like the feeling of independence both parent and child feel when a baby is able to bottle feed themselves.  It can be so convenient and easy to use the bottle to help your child self soothe to sleep.  But when you let your baby bottle feed themselves to sleep, while laying down

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Reflux & GERD Tips

Posted by admin on August 20, 2019 in Free Tip Tuesday

Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Dr. Warren Shapiro speak about “the incidence , pathophysiology and treatment GERD during infancy.” Reflux has become a common issue among infants and is also what pediatricians consider to be commonly over-diagnosed. One important factor to remember is that some amount of reflux is normal; all babies

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