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6 Tips to Help Your Co-Sleeping Baby Transition into His Own Bed

Jul 23, 2013
By: Kim West, LCSW-C
There are many benefits to safely co-sleeping with your children. But what if you're ready to make a change and end your co-sleeping relationship? Maybe no one is sleeping (remember, families that contact me who are co-sleeping want to change it, because what they're doing isn't working), or your...
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#AskAnExpert: How Can I Get My Baby To Sleep?

Jul 13, 2015
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Disney's Babble.com and Kids in the House have partnered to bring you #AskAnExpert . This month, America's leading experts answer the question that every new parent wants to know the answer to: How can I get my baby to sleep through the night? Getting your baby to sleep is one of the most...
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Transitioning a Baby to a Toddler Bed

Apr 09, 2015
By: Emma Valle
When you brought your tiny newborn home from the hospital, you probably weren’t thinking much, if at all, about the day when your child would outgrow his/her crib. Yet here you are, a couple years later, wondering if that time has come. If there’s anything parenting teaches you, it’s that time goes...
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Three Tips to Help With Toddler Sleep Problems

Aug 05, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Sleep challenges are one of the most commonly heard complaints of pediatricians. Getting toddlers to fall asleep on their own can be a difficult task. Experts commonly advise parents that consistency and routine are important when enforcing bedtime. Here are three tips to help your toddler overcome...
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Common Sleep Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Aug 04, 2014
By: Kids in the House
When it comes to babies and children, each child is completely unique in terms of sleep issues and challenges. Author Elizabeth Pantley reminds parents that they are the people who define what a sleep issue is for their particular situation and family. If sleeping habits and patterns are working...
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Tips on Toddler Sleep Training

Aug 04, 2014
By: Kids in the House
As an adult, you know the importance and benefits of a good night’s sleep. And as a parent, you understand how critical it is for your toddler to sleep through the night and nap well during the day. Pediatrician Lawrence Kagan suggests that toddlers should sleep approximately 11 to 13 hours at...
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Crib to Bed Transition Tips

Jul 07, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Has your toddler started to climb his crib like a monkey? If so, pediatrician Dr. Alanna Levine explains that it may be time to free your toddler from the confines of his crib and stave off any accidents. If he isn’t plotting to scale the sides, its okay to wait until your child is about three...
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Tips for Creating a Baby Schedule

Jun 17, 2014
By: Kids in the House
Parents who decide to put their baby on a schedule often do so to create consistency and security. Schedules that are established with cues prepare children for what is coming next. For instance, reading a book may signal naptime or putting on a bib might indicate it’s time to eat. A study...
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Make a Bedtime Plan: 8 Tips to Get Your Children to Bed With Brain Science

Dec 06, 2013
By: Katherine Eskovitz
"Just one more story, puleeease?" “I’m thirsty” “Five more minutes!” Bedtime is my most cherished and trying time of day. I love cuddling in a chair with my kids and reading that extra chapter. But the bedtime period is tough, not just because I’m exhausted, but because I know that creeping...
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