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.
While newborns should dictate their own schedule, there are definitely ways in which you can begin to see your baby’s sleep mature during those early months, and you can start to take steps during that “fourth trimester” that will put your baby on a path to good sleep for the ensuing months.
Eirene engaged our community on topics such as mastering sleep routines, fixing sleep deprivation, nap transitions, co-sleeping, and more. She honest, simple, and judgement-free strategies to get the entire family sleeping better.
The struggle is real. Today’s parents are more tired than ever and the culprit is often a 10lbs bundle of love aka a non-sleeping baby. Sleep seems so natural, but so many parents are doing it wrong. Enter Kylee Sallak from Back to Basics Parenting.
Spring cleaning isn’t just for our kitchens, bedrooms, and closets. It’s also a great time to detox and “spring clean” our bodies as well. Here are five quick tips to reboot our bodies and minds for spring! Move Your Body! Winter can be plain hard. It’s cold, dark, and can inspire lethargy. As we transition […]
Whether it’s your first or your third, there is a universal truth about babies: they come with a lot of ‘stuff’. Cribs, bassinets, blankets, diapers, wipes… the list seems endless when you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby, so adding the consideration of being environmentally friendly in your room design may seem like […]
In today’s world, sleep is treated as a luxury rather than a necessity. And in the middle of the night when your little one wakes up for the third, fourth or eighth time, parents will do anything to get their child to go back to sleep again. In order to start teaching your child good, […]
This time of year is all about sweaters, family traditions, s’mores, the holidays and the end of Daylight Saving Time. As the founder of Sleep Wise Kids, I help to guide and support families with their sleep goals from newborns to 5 years old. If you are a parent of a young child, then this […]