Minimalist Bedroom Designs for Kids

Piles of toys on the floor, untidy sheets on the bed — does this sound like your kids’ bedrooms? Ask parents everywhere, and most of them would admit that their children’s bedrooms are a nightmare. What with all the clutter, it’s almost impossible to clean up the mess and put things back in order. Asking […]

Should White Noise Be Used to Make Infants Sleep?

As a mom of three, I have experienced the miracles of white noise firsthand. One particular 3:00 a.m. crying episode from my first baby ended abruptly once I revved up my hair dryer. As a pediatric sleep specialist, I recommend white noise for all sleep periods for the following four reasons: Why does white noise […]

When to Stop Swaddling a Baby

Many newborn and young infants love being swaddled because it makes them feel safe and secure. However, by the time infants are three or four months, they should not be swaddled as they need to be able to move around freely – especially while they are sleeping or napping.

4 Tips for Helping Your Toddler Sleep on Their Own

Getting toddlers adjusted to sleeping alone can be tough. It’s important to remember that encouraging your little one to be comfortable and happy in their own bed helps them gain a better sense of confidence and independence. Read on to see how you can do your best to help out your child in sleeping in their own bed.

8 Unique Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby

As you care for your newborn, you begin to recognize what their cries mean. You develop a sense for when the baby is sleepy, hungry, gassy, sick or in need of a new diaper. But sometimes you can’t console them, no matter how much you try.