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Back to School: Transitioning from In-home Care to MDO or Preschool
Aug14

Back to School: Transitioning from In-home Care to MDO or Preschool

We can’t believe it either, but Back to School is upon us. Follow the link for Back to School Sleep Tips, and keep reading if you’ve got a little one starting Mother’s Day Out or a new Preschool for the first time. Monogrammed backpack? Check. Coordinating lunchbox and sippy cup? Double check. Bedroll? Check, but HOW ON EARTH is my child going to sleep on this thing? Ha. We’ve all been there, and we will get to naptime tricks and...

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Making Room for Baby
Jul08

Making Room for Baby

Pregnant with first baby: You meticulously packed your hospital bag at 36 weeks. Just in case. Husband’s pajama pants included. Ya know, it gets cold in hospitals. Car-seat installed and safety check performed at 37 weeks. Seersucker car-seat cover to boot. Your birth plan is typed out, and you’re going to make it as long as possible without drugs, maybe even the whole time. Susie did it. I can totally do it.  Pregnant with second...

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Sleep Regressions: What’s a Parent to Do?
Jun05

Sleep Regressions: What’s a Parent to Do?

Yay! Baby sleeps through the night consistently now, and you feel totally comfortable with a grandparent or sitter putting them down for a date night. Mornings and nap-times predictably unfold, and you’re on cruise control. Who said babies were hard? You’ve got this in the bag. UNTIL THE SLEEP REGRESSION MONSTER COMES AND STEALS ALL YOUR JOY. While not all babies experience this dreaded life-sucker (ahem, rude), many do and it ain’t...

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Everything You Need to Know about Switching Baby from Crib to Big Bed
May07

Everything You Need to Know about Switching Baby from Crib to Big Bed

Moving baby out of the crib into the big bed leaves many moms with analysis paralysis. You know the feeling – Should we do it? Should we wait? What if they’re not ready? What if they’re scared? What if we do it too soon?All the questions flood your already cloudy Mom Brain and you overanalyze until the world looks level, but you never really make a decision. Sound familiar? We understand! However, sticking to a plan is far more...

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Travel Tips: Time Zone Changes, Ear Pressure, First Flight Jitters
Apr03

Travel Tips: Time Zone Changes, Ear Pressure, First Flight Jitters

Remember the days of waking up 1.5 hours before your flight, slinging stuff in a bag, coasting through security and never breaking a sweat? Yeah, us either. Insert life, jobs, babies and wrinkles (we included this one because, well, wrinkles), and travelling is a whole new ballgame. While we can’t ensure your alarm clock goes off or whether that 11th pair of wedges is necessary, we can ease a few anxieties revolving around travel with...

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