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(tired parent(s) with a baby nearby) Sleep deprivation in parents is a real problem. It can affect your response to your baby and your success in setting up successful sleep patterns.

Sleep Deprivation and Parenting Your Child

Sleep deprivation in parents is a real problem. It can affect your response to your baby and your success in setting up successful sleep patterns. Read this blog post to learn how to handle sleep deprivation.
(baby in crib). Naps are important for your baby and for you so get our best tips for naps here.

Napping 101: Everything You’ve Wanted to Know and Have Been Afraid to Ask

Napping is a vital part of your baby's life, and most babies struggle with it at some point in their infancy. So why are we so hesitant to get help with it? Read this blog post for everything you need to know.
Swaddling your baby is one of the best ways to promote healthy independent sleep from your first day home from the hospital.

Swaddle, Sleep, Repeat: A Guide to Peaceful Nights With Your Infant

Swaddling your baby is one of the best ways to promote healthy independent sleep from your first day home from the hospital. Read this post to learn more about what swaddling is, why it's helpful, how to do it safely, and when to stop.
Baby monitors are useful tools, especially for sleep training, but it’s important not to overdo it. | Tender Transitions

The Truth About Baby Monitors: Friend or Foe?

A baby monitor is a must-buy on every parent’s list. They let you know when your baby wakes up, cries, or if anything seems wrong in their room. But here's the thing - as great as baby monitors are, they can also cause some problems. Especially when we start using ...
Baby crying in their crib. More crying in the middle of sleep training is normal, this is called an extinction burst. | Tender Transitions

Sleep Training Secrets: Understanding Extinction Bursts

If you are a few days into sleep training, and can't understand why your baby seems to be crying more than when you first began, you aren't doing anything wrong. The increase in crying, rather than a decrease, is a part of the process. It has to do with something ...
A child can sleep through the night independently, whether you are breastfeeding or not | Tender Transitions

How to Successfully Navigate Sleep Training while Breastfeeding

As a sleep coach, my priority is to support parents in the choices they have made or want to make, including whether or not to breastfeed their child. It’s a very personal choice. At the same time, breastfeeding is recommended for babies under 6 months and has many benefits. In ...
toddler sleeping all night in their own bed instead of sleeping in a crib | Tender Transitions

Making the Big Transition: Moving Your Toddler from a Crib to a Bed 

Moving your toddler from a crib to a bed is a big move. This blog post will help you every step of the way with empathy, patience, and practical tips.
child sleeping soundly while 4th of July fireworks are outside | Tender Transitions

Enjoy your Fourth of July Holiday, Fireworks and All

We all love to celebrate the 4th of July. But let's not forget the importance of ensuring restful sleep while we celebrate. Read more to learn how to set up a sleep-friendly environment, which is especially crucial during occasions like the 4th of July.
Child taking long, restful nap without nap problems or resistance | Tender Transitions

Why Naps are So Hard: How to Get Your Infant or Toddler to Take a Good Nap

Naps are like secret growth boosters for children. They help our kiddos recharge, build up their energy, and even learn better. Click to learn more about the importance of naps and some tips on how to get your little one to nap well.

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