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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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Spring Forward and Summer Day Camps
Mar04

Spring Forward and Summer Day Camps

Despite what today’s temps might lead us to believe, Spring is around the corner. Longer days, warmer evenings, and brighter mornings all sound dreamy… unless you’ve got a little one with an internal clock to reset. Don’t worry though! Keep reading for fool-proof steps to Spring Forward like a boss: On Saturday, March 9th, put baby to bed at regular time. Move clocks forward one hour. On Sunday, March 10th, get...

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Products we LOVE!
Feb02

Products we LOVE!

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and you know what that means! In the spirit of the holiday, we are featuring products we LOVE. Don’t worry, while we wish we were getting paid to form this list, these are simply products we believe have earned some Nurse and Momma street cred (the best kind!), and we want to share the love. We LOVE this swaddle and this one too. We LOVE this sippy cup. We LOVE this swing. We LOVE this bouncy...

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New Year, New Habits!
Dec31

New Year, New Habits!

Happy 2019! Whether you’re a resolution maker or not, there’s nothing quite like the clean slate of a new year. While we can’t help you get to the gym or eat more greens, we can help when it comes to establishing good habits for the littles. From dropping swaddles to ditching the pacifiers and bottles, we’ve got you covered on how to make the new year full of new, great habits! How do we drop the...

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Toddler Sleep Challenges
Nov29

Toddler Sleep Challenges

We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your families! We are so grateful for each of you. As you gear up for the holidays, we hope you remember the Rest Registry as a wonderful gift for any new parents or soon-to-be parents. Think of it as a gift certificate for sleep. Who wouldn’t want that?! Q&A with Melissa: Toddler Sleep Challenges Toddlers. Their busy, little brains brains are sponges, and somewhere in this...

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Swaddles and Fall Back Tips
Oct24

Swaddles and Fall Back Tips

Happy (almost) Halloween! By now you’re in the swing of the school year grind – just in time for Fall Back to hit 😉 Don’t be spooked! Below, we have tips for time-change success and Melissa is addressing all things swaddle-related for those baby-babes. Lastly, please don’t forget to vote for Newborn Nightingales as Best Sleep Specialist in DFWChild’s 2019 Best for Families: Moms & Babies poll! We...

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When to drop a nap?
Sep26

When to drop a nap?

From the evening catnap, to the morning nap, to toddler’s afternoon nap, Melissa answers your burning questions of when to let them go. How do you know when to drop the evening catnap? Typically babies drop the evening catnap around 6 months of age. Continue to offer this nap until baby refuses it for a week or so, as it often fades out and baby will catnap a few days per week and other days not. How do you know when to drop the...

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Back to School for the Bigs, But What About Baby?
Aug27

Back to School for the Bigs, But What About Baby?

By now your older babes are back to school or almost there. While it is exciting to get the bigs out the door (Praise! Or possibly tears… those will pass ;), it may cause stress in the form of wondering how to best serve the youngest one still in need of morning routine and structure. If your oldest is a toddler, they’re likely enrolled in a Mother’s Day Out or Pre-school morning program with hours that seem to have...

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Products with Purpose, Sleepsack
Mar28

Products with Purpose, Sleepsack

Have you ever wondered what a nurse, mom, and sleep consultant feels are true necessities when you have a baby? Or maybe you need help going through the over saturated market of baby items. I’m here, as a sleep consultant, with my experience as a mom and a nurse, to help you make educated decisions in the products you decide to buy and use. I’ll help you to sift through it all, and I’ll highlight some of my favorites, so that you...

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