Why Does Bedwetting Happen and What Can Parents Do About it?

Bedwetting – also known as nocturnal enuresis – is very common in kids under the age of 10 years. In fact, there are an estimated 5 million children across the United States who wet the bed. Among them, are 20 percent of five-year-olds, 10 percent of 7-year-olds, and even 5 percent of 10-year-olds. Those statistics…

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5 Reasons Why the “Terrible Twos” are Actually Great

The “terrible twos” have been given this name for a reason. They can be a very difficult age. “No” becomes your son or daughter’s favorite word. Tantrums are frequent and enthusiastic. At the same time, this is a time of self-discovery and world-discovery that is imaginative, adorable, and just plain fun. The following are some…

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What Makes a Great and Effective Bedtime Story for Your Kid?

Bedtime isn’t just the end of the day when a kid climbs in under the blankets and goes to sleep. It’s a transition time and a ritual. It involves certain practical steps such as brushing teeth and putting on pajamas. It also involves certain practices that are more focused on bonding and even entertainment, but…

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The 5 Most Common Sleep Sabotaging Bedtime Mistakes You’re Likely Making

Do you ever get that feeling that you’re doing absolutely everything you can to make bedtime go smoothly and everything still seems to go wrong at the end of the day?  When you’re trying hard to be consistent about a routine, it can feel very frustrating when you face a meltdown every night and when…

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8 Tips to Help Your Toddler Back to Sleep After Waking

We’ve all been through it.  You’ve put your toddler to bed.  Bedtime was soothing and calm. The little one fell asleep and appeared to be out like a light.  Then, an hour or so later, they show up looking wide awake. When your son or daughter was just a baby, you might have responded to…

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Tummy, Back, or Side Sleeper? Does Your Kid Need a Standard or Less-Fill Toddler Pillow?

Choosing the right toddler pillow for your small sized sleeper is the perfect way to ensure comfort while supporting the neck and spine throughout the night. By deciding to choose a toddler pillow or youth pillow instead of a typical “grown-up” pillow, you’re already off on the right foot. The smaller size of these options…

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How Using Aromatherapy Improve Kids’ Sleep

Some kids fall asleep as soon as their heads hit the pillow. Others struggle to be able to settle down and become restful. For those that don’t drop off as easily, there are many things you can do to help ease them and lull them to sleep. Lullabies, bedtime stories, and calming routines are all…

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Handy Toilet Training Checklist to Keep Stress Low and Success High

Toilet training can be a very daunting time for parents. Though it may seem like a relatively straight-forward process, when the time comes to start to introduce the toilet and reduce dependency on diapers, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. There are, after all, many factors to consider. There is a wealth of advice available (both…

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Travel Tips – How to Get Your Toddler to Sleep When You’re Away from Home

The holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to see family and friends you don’t typically get to visit throughout much of the rest of the year. This sends families on car trips, train trips, on busses and to airports across the country. After all the excitement of the trip and seeing the people you’ve been…

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How to Keep Kids From Losing it Over the Holidays

Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends – we’re all guilty of it. We absolutely love to give presents to kids during the holidays. Of course we do! Giving is fun and it’s heartwarming to see little ones light up when they receive something they truly adore. Unfortunately, this glut of excitement can be overwhelming to kids…

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