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Strong Willed or Sleep Deprived? You Decide. It’s Free Tip Tuesday!

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on February 5, 2019 in Free Tip Tuesday

About 90% of my clients describe their children and babies as being “strong-willed” or “stubborn.” These traits typically give them pause about sleep training and whether or not it will work with their child. Fortunately, every single one of them has discovered throughout the process that their children aren’t unruly, stubborn or particularly strong willed;

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To swaddle or not to swaddle?

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on January 31, 2019 in Quick Facts

The swaddle debate has become akin to the tummy sleeping debate over the last decade, with research constantly changing and opinions on both sides of the fence divided and flip-flopping frequently. While the most recent research on tummy sleeping has most experts in agreement that infants need to be placed only on their stomachs for

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Later school times for teens?

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 11, 2018 in Current Research Findings

Did you send a sleepy teen off to school this morning? In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends middle and high schools delay the start of class until 8:30 a.m. or later to combat chronic sleep deprivation among teens. http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/Let-Them-Sleep-AAP-Recommends-Delaying-Start-Times-of-Middle-and-High-Schools-to-Combat-Teen-Sleep-Deprivation.aspx

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STOP THE MOM SHAMING!!

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 9, 2018 in Current Research Findings

STOP the Mom shaming!!! This is a tragic story, one that is still being investigated and unfortunately many have taken this as an opportunity to Mom shame. Choosing your sleeping space should always be part of a plan and should never be the result of “accidental co-sleeping.” Co-sleeping and bed sharing are actually different things

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The Curse Of The Internet And How It Can Negatively Effect Your Parenting Choices

Posted by Katie Kovaleski on November 1, 2018 in Current Research Findings

“There’s only medicine that works and medicine that doesn’t. And the best way to sort it out is by carefully evaluating scientific studies – not by visiting Internet chat rooms, reading magazine articles, or talking to friends.” http://pediatrics.about.com/od/pediatricadvice/tp/Non-Evidence-Based-Treatments-in-Pediatrics.htm?utm_source=facebook

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