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How to Get Your Child Ready for Bedtime

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How to Get Your Child Ready for Bedtime

Getting your child ready for bedtime can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. Here are a few tips for making the process easier and more enjoyable for everyone involved.

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6 tips to help encourage positive sleep practices for your baby and your family

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6 tips to help encourage positive sleep practices for your baby and your family

If you are a parent of a new little one, the biggest topic on your brain is probably sleep. You may be asking yourself, when will they finally sleep through the night? Should I continue night feedings? Will I ever get to have a full night’s rest? You may even be wondering about the term, “sleeping like a baby” even means when your little one seems to only be sleeping in 2-3-hour shifts. This sleep deprivation is wreaking havoc on your sense of self and sanity leaving you wondering if you will ever see the light at the end of...

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The Ultimate Guide To Get Your Baby To Stop Crying

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The Ultimate Guide To Get Your Baby To Stop Crying

You can’t call it a day until you hold your baby in your arms and feel their little fingers and tiny toes. We know that watching them smile is the best feeling in the world for you. It is for us too! Becoming a mother is the moment when all of life’s battles suddenly seem worth fighting for. However, it becomes alarming when the struggle is not against the world but your baby. It’s at this moment that you feel helpless as a mother. Believe us when we tell you, it’s absolutely normal.Babies cry for a lot of reasons. It’s...

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How To Swaddle Your Baby - A Step By Step Guide + Tips

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How To Swaddle Your Baby - A Step By Step Guide + Tips

If you’re looking to help your newborn sleep longer and cry less - two things parents definitely want, the answer is swaddling! Touch is our most ancient, calming sense. So swaddling reminds babies of being in the womb and it's a similar experience to being cuddled skin-to-skin, but its big advantage is that it envelops a baby's body with a soft caress that can soothe them for hours when they’re sleeping … and can't be in your arms.  New babies have very little control over their arms. Swaddling prevents your little one from whacking themself in the face and getting...

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10 Practical Tips for Decorating Your Baby's Nursery

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10 Practical Tips for Decorating Your Baby's Nursery

Designing a baby's nursery is a rewarding experience for every parent. Get inspiration to help you decorate your baby's nursery with these practical tips: 1. Pick the Bedroom Next To You As much as possible, pick a bedroom next to you or the closest to you. This will make it convenient to visit your baby anytime you want to especially at night. Remember to ensure that the bedroom is warm enough during the winter and a little cool in the summer. Choose good lighting for your baby's nursery. It may be best to have a different set of lights for the...

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