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Keep your baby’s room as dark as possible for both night and daytime sleep/naps | Tender Transitions

Never Be Afraid of the Dark Again: Tips for Creating a Sleep-Friendly Environment for Your Baby

While babies' bodies are becoming accustomed to living outside the womb, they are more sensitive to light and its effects on sleep. Learn more about the part that darkness plays in babies' sleep environments.
sleep deprivation can cause problems in a relationship; sleep training can help decrease lack of sleep for parents | Tender Transitions

Sleep Deprivation and Relationships

Having a child that won’t sleep through the night or take naps longer than 30 minutes at a time is hard. It can also put a severe strain on your relationship with your significant other. Let's talk about how to break the cycle and keep your relationship strong.
know your baby’s wake window to ensure good sleep | Tender Transitions

Wake Windows: Why They Matter for Your Baby’s Sleep

Chances are if you are here, you want to help your baby sleep better and you have heard rumors that these things called 'Wake Windows' might have something to do with making that happen. Learn more about what wake windows are and how to use them to help your baby's ...
know your baby’s wake window to ensure good sleep | Tender Transitions

Best Newborn Sleep Tips to Get You Through the First Weeks at Home

When you bring a newborn home from the hospital it can seem like you will NEVER get any sleep. But...there is hope. Here are my proven tips and tricks to set yourself and your baby up for sleeping success.
sleep training and illness; baby in their bed while sick | Tender Transitions

Sleep and Sleep Training While Your Baby Is Sick

You have worked so hard to get your baby sleep trained. And along comes a cold to ruin all your hard work. Here are simple tips for dealing with your sick baby and their sleep.
Drowsy Baby won't sleep | Tender Transitions

What To Do When A Drowsy Baby Won’t Sleep

If you’re one of those people who is lacking sleep because of your baby, you’re not alone. You may have even read some of those “how to get your baby to sleep through the night” books in hopes of turning your situation around. That information isn’t necessarily “wrong.” It’s just ...
Short baby naps | Tender Transitions

Why Does My Baby Take Short Naps?

When your baby isn’t getting the sleep they need during the day, it’s just as big of a problem as when they aren’t getting enough sleep at night. They’re missing out on the sleep they need to grow and stay healthy, and you’re missing out on time to take care ...
Crying baby won't sleep | Tender Transitions

Why Won’t My Baby Sleep Through The Night?

It’s the most asked question I get from parents. Because as soon as your baby sleeps through the night, you can too! And wanting that process to “hurry up already” is totally normal - though it can take time and some troubleshooting.
Why Is My Child Waking Up After Twenty Minutes? | Tender Transitions

Why Is My Child Waking Up After Twenty Minutes?

A false start is not the same as the usual nighttime wake-up. These are two different situations which therefore have separate  solutions. The difference is that with a nighttime wakeup, the baby has been asleep for at least an hour or so. Usually, nighttime wake ups are the result of ...

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