What To Do When Your Baby/Toddler Won’t Nap

what to do when your baby toddler wont nap
what to do when your baby toddler wont nap

Having a little one who is not a good napper can be really tough on the whole family. Naptime can be such a great break for mom and dad or whoever is looking after your little one that day. It can mean time to relax, shower, clean, cook, work, play with a sibling, or just regain your peace of mind! The most important part of naptime is that good naps mean good nighttime sleep for your little one as well. So if naps are not happening it can make the whole day a mess and can leave both you and your little one feeling cranky and exhausted. Continue reading “What To Do When Your Baby/Toddler Won’t Nap”

How To Wean/Transition From The Swaddle

how to wean/transition from the swaddle
how to wean/transition from the swaddle

Swaddling is an old tradition that is commonly used today to make a baby feel secure and to help the baby sleep. Hospitals swaddle, doctors offices recommend it, and other moms swear by it! I love swaddling too! The only catch is that the baby becomes dependent on the swaddle to fall asleep. Once they are starting to roll it is unsafe to swaddle anymore and then comes the process that no one tells you about, weaning/transitioning from the swaddle. Continue reading “How To Wean/Transition From The Swaddle”

What You Really Use For Baby In The First Year: Baby Registry Guide

what you really need on your baby registry
what you really need on your baby registry

Congratulations! You are going to have a baby! So exciting! Babies come with so much stuff! Setting up a baby registry is a super fun idea! There are so many cute clothes, blankets, and decorations for the perfect nursery! But then you actually go to do it and it is so overwhelming! There are so many things out there for babies and there are about 10 kinds of each of them. Seriously how do you choose?  Continue reading “What You Really Use For Baby In The First Year: Baby Registry Guide”

Why your newborn baby wakes up and how to get your baby to sleep longer!

why your newborn baby wakes up and how to get your baby to sleep longer
why your newborn baby wakes up and how to get your baby to sleep longer

There is a reason that every new parent gets asked the question, are you getting any sleep? Newborn babies, while very sweet and precious do sleep a lot but they also wake up a lot. Yes, it’s not just your baby that is waking up every hour. I’m sure you are wondering why every hour? Is my baby okay? Am I doing something wrong? Can I do something different to help my baby sleep more? Continue reading “Why your newborn baby wakes up and how to get your baby to sleep longer!”

5 Swaddle Blankets that will actually get your baby to sleep through the night!

5 swaddle blankets that will actually get your baby to sleep through the night
5 swaddle blankets that will actually get your baby to sleep through the night. Swaddle Me by StarMama. CC2.0

Little tiny babies will shock you with how they can be little ninjas and work their way out of swaddle blankets in a flash. The “Moro reflex” is the startle reflex all babies are born with as a protective measure. What it equals out to in modern day is a baby who startles itself awake and a tired mommy or daddy who has to get that little one back to sleep. In comes the centuries-old tradition of swaddling. To keep the baby wrapped tightly so they feel safe and secure as if they were in the womb. Continue reading “5 Swaddle Blankets that will actually get your baby to sleep through the night!”