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Bedtime Snacks That Promote Sleep

Did you know that certain bedtime snacks can promote better sleep? It’s true – foods that contain tryptophan, an amino acid that has a sedative-like effect on the body. Tryptophan can be found in many common foods, including dairy products, eggs, soy, turkey, chicken, fish, cheese, oats, wheat, legumes, leafy greens, nuts and seeds. (Here’s the […]

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AAP Updated Safe Sleep Recommendations – A Must Read!

In an effort to reduce the risk of sleep–related infant deaths, The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their safe sleep recommendations for the first time since 2011. Approximately 3,500 infants under the age of 1 die of SIDS or accidental suffocation or strangulation every year in the US, and the number has stagnated in […]

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Excuse Me Drill

The Excuse Me Drill

Does your child struggle to stay in bed after lights out? Do they get back out of bed, call out repeatedly or need you to lay down with them in order to fall asleep? If you’ve tried bribing, pleading and even threatening them to no avail, you may want to try the Excuse Me Drill. […]

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How To Use A Child Sleep Clock

How To Use A Child Sleep Clock

Does your child sleep in a big kid bed and are you having trouble convincing them to stay in it? Do they get out repeatedly at bedtime, or wander into your room ready to start the day at 5 am? Are you tired of walking them back to bed over and over again, and worried […]

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How To Use The Bedtime Pass

In a perfect world, kids would cooperate at bedtime and drift off to sleep without a peep. In the real world, convincing your child to go to bed and stay in bed can be utterly exhausting. Pushing limits at bedtime is something that most children do (even my teenager still tries to eek out a […]

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