1. The Tricks to a Better Halloween Bedtime for Your Kids

    The Tricks to a Better Halloween Bedtime for Your Kids

    If there was ever a holiday tradition that seemed like it was designed by a committee of kids, it would definitely be Halloween trick-or-treating. Think about it:

    “Okay, quiet down guys, let’s make sure we get this all down. First, we put on ridiculous costumes, then we grab our pillowcases, head out into the chilly October night, and demand candy from a whole neighborhood’s worth of begrudging adults! And then, after we’ve run our parents silly and made sure their legs are sore and their noses and fingers are sufficiently frozen, we’ll head back to the house, dump out our pillow’s worth of candy in the living room, and finally—after very serious trading of our spoils amongst friends and siblings—we chow down on all of our sugary treats.”

    While it may seem like kids are running the show when it comes to Halloween, there is at least one aspect you can control that will benefit both you and your little one: a good bedtime. Now, we

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  2. How to Survive Nighttime Nursing

    How to Survive Nighttime Nursing

    Caring for a newborn baby might be one of the times in life that is hardest on our sleep. Not only do around-the-clock feedings disrupt sleep, but it also comes right on the heels of the physical marathon of pregnancy and labor.

    What helps during this time is to focus on the positives: along with all of the bonding you’ll be getting with this new addition to the family during this time, you’re also helping along a future super-sleeper as they settle into the regular routine that we all come to enjoy. It’s just an undeniable fact that getting through this stage takes some work.

    Let’s take a look at why this time in your baby’s life wreaks havoc on your sleep, and some tips you can follow to help make the burden on you a little lighter.

    Sleepy, hungry baby

    Although it probably doesn’t seem like quite enough to you, your newborn actually sleeps

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  3. Lightning Round: Sleep Interruptions

    Lightning Round: Sleep Interruptions

    Has something been keeping you from getting your best sleep? Unsure of what you can do to fix it? We’ve listed out the most common sleep interruptions here along with some possible solutions, for your reference.

    Lightning Round: Sleep Interruptions


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    So you’re a parent and your kid(s) interrupt your sleep. Now, this one falls under the slightly uncontrollables of sleep: they’re your kids, after all! If you find your child (or children) are making their way into your room at night, there are many ways of handling this, and no one right way. You might end up spending a few years with a small human kicking, punching, and cuddling you through the night. You might take up st

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