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Consistency Is Key to Children’s Sleep Training

If you stop by your local library or browse the selection on Amazon.com, you’ll find hundreds of books on children’s sleep training. Sometimes it seems that there are as many ways to teach a child to go to sleep as … Continue reading

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How to Tell If Your Child Is Ready to Stop Napping

There is no one-size-fits-all rule for napping and when children are ready to stop napping. Even a child whose napping days are long past may occasionally need some extra shut-eye. Whether or not your child needs a nap depends largely … Continue reading

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Tips for Establishing Children’s Bedtime Routines

As a parent, you know that your child requires an adequate amount of sleep to be healthy; but getting your toddler to get in bed, stay in bed and go to sleep can be a nightly challenge. Establishing a consistent bedtime routine … Continue reading

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Good Sleep Habits Help Trim Baby Fat

Good sleep habits can help children shed the baby fat that can lead to lifelong weight and health problems. Coupled with healthy food choices, portion control and regular exercise, pediatric experts say teaching your children good sleep habits during their … Continue reading

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Rocking Puts Babies to Sleep

Have you ever noticed that mothers often start rocking when holding a baby? Using a rocking motion to comfort or calm a child seems to be instinctual, even for brand new parents. Rocking appears to be a universal antidote for pain, … Continue reading

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