Letting Go Of Bedtime Drama

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Bedtime hasn't aways been easy at my house. Truly, I wouldn't even consider it "easy" now. We have our nights with many wake ups, stalling and crying over brushing teeth (I mean, how dare I try to do that dreaded task twice a day!) - I think it comes with the cards. The cards of parenting where there are always surprises and learning curves. Many, many learning curves if you're … [Read more...]

Essential Oils For a Better Night’s Sleep

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Since early fall I've been dabbling in essential oils as a means to more naturally pursue wellness with my family. It has been amazing how we've been able to battle colds, treat owies and generally feel better thanks to our oils and oil blends. I've actually blogged quite a bit about essential oils because it has been so fun to learn and share about each oil I discover and put … [Read more...]

Tips On Maintaining A Safe Sleeping Place For Your Bundle Of Joy

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Crib safety is one of the most important things you can do for your child, yet it is something that is overlooked often. Because it is so important to give your child a safe sleeping place, I want to share some tips with you today on how you can make that happen.- To prevent suffocation, never place pillows or thick quilts in a baby's sleep environment.- Make sure there … [Read more...]

Baby sleeping schedules. How do you get your children to sleep through the night?

As parents, we all really want a good night's sleep, right? Before my son was born, I was sleeping a delightful 12 hours every night. Yup, you read that correctly. TWELVE whole hours. It was glorious. Since my son was born I've never slept that long again. I average 8 hours a night if I'm lucky and the only thing on my Christmas list this year is sleep. Just sleep.So today … [Read more...]

Dream Lites Pillow Pets Changed Bedtime (Kind of)

If your child watches Sprout, you have likely seen the infamous commercials for the Dream Lites Pillow Pets. In case you can't remember the visuals of a mother saying, "goodnight, (child's name)" and the child and some other children, in the course of the commercial, actually going to sleep because they have a stuffed animal that lights up their room's ceiling.If you don't … [Read more...]