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Is thumb sucking bad for babies?

Is thumb sucking bad for babies?

Everyone has heard the story of their friend’s sister’s college roomate’s brother who sucked his thumb until he was 12 and thus required extensive dental surgery to repair his teeth. Is this an urban legend? No. It happens.  Is it by any means the norm? It is...

Baby sleep tips for Grandma and Grandpa

Baby sleep tips for Grandma and Grandpa

You’ve just learned that your son or daughter is going to become a parent – congratulations! You are going to be a grandparent!! You’re likely feeling the same joy you experienced when you learned you were expecting your own child – it’s a time of hope, renewal, and...

The best bedtime routine for children (and why it is so important)

The best bedtime routine for children (and why it is so important)

For adults and children alike, bedtime is a time for the brain to process the day’s many thoughts. This can make it difficult to drift off to sleep, particularly if there has been no wind-down process in advance to signal that the day is ending and the time for sleep...

Guest Blog! Your second child: 6 tips to keep in mind for bedtime

Guest Blog! Your second child: 6 tips to keep in mind for bedtime

By: Dominique de Bourgknecht, baby deedee If you already have a young child and are preparing for your second (or third), one thing’s for sure – you should never expect all your children to have the same sleeping patterns/habits. For some babies, they can...

Guest Blog! Dealing with sleep issues as a single parent

Guest Blog! Dealing with sleep issues as a single parent

When you don’t sleep well, your whole life gets thrown out of whack. While this is frustrating for everybody, it can be particularly problematic for a single parent. Daniel from dadsolo.com provided this guest blog, with the secrets that help his own...

Five ways to prioritize your family’s sleep this fall

Five ways to prioritize your family’s sleep this fall

Now that the long and relaxing days of summer have come to an end, and regular school and work schedules are back in full swing, life can get hectic! And, what tends to slide when the rest of life’s activities get in the way?  Sleep. The thing is, it’s during...

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Three signs your child is ready to drop a nap

Three signs your child is ready to drop a nap

Sometimes things aren't always determined by age! For some parents, it can be tricky to know whether and when your baby is ready to drop a nap and make a nap transition. This goes for 3 naps to 2 naps, 2 naps to 1 nap or even 1 nap to NONE. First, let's take a look at...

What’s a Dream Feed?

What’s a Dream Feed?

There are loads of different recommendations about the effectiveness of a dream feed. First, let's define it: A dream feed is something some parents offer during the night, and involves going to your infant while they are still asleep and offering a feed while they...