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Loveys and Sleep

What’s a lovey??? A lovey is an attachment object that your child can sleep with that provides comfort and reassurance throughout the night. Babies, toddlers, preschoolers (and even older kids) can benefit from sleeping with a lovey, which can have an almost magical power to calm and soothe. Loveys aren’t a must for every child […]

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When To Wake A Sleeping Baby

We’ve all heard the old adage “never wake a sleeping baby” and when our little ones are snoozing we’re almost always going to be reluctant to disturb them. The truth is, though, that in some circumstances, waking your child up is necessary and can be useful in correcting a number of common baby and toddler […]

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How Screen Time Effects Sleep

For years experts have advised parents to limit screen time, but if your child uses electronic devices you know how difficult it can be to get them to disconnect at the end of the day. TV’s, tablets and video games have an irresistible allure for even very young children, and today’s teenagers routinely do homework […]

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Top Tips For Healthy Summer Sleep

Summertime! The weather’s warm, the days are long and everyone looks forward to a season of fun in the sun. Unfortunately, seasonal changes can impact our biological rhythms and have a negative impact on sleep. Longer daylight hours can push bedtimes later and later, the summer heat can make sleeping uncomfortable, and family activities and […]

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