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Extending Your Baby’s Nap Time

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar… Your baby wakes up in the morning after a solid night’s sleep. You feed her, change her, play with her for a little bit, take her for a little walk outside, then rock her to

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Setting a Routine With Aromatherapy

Hello again! We’ve been chatting about essential oils and how they can help support sleep in your littles! A fascinating part of the brain is called the limbic system. This system controls your emotions and memories. Your olfactory system (your ability to

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Unique Ways to Use Essential Oils

Diffusing essential oils for sleep is very popular, but did you know that applying oils topically, also known as on the skin, can also help support sleep as well. One popular technique, that is very similar to acupressure and reflexology, is called

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8 Tips for Overcoming Jet Lag

So you’re traveling. Across several time zones. With a baby. I salute you, intrepid traveler, because this is not a task for the weak-willed. This requires courage and determination beyond that of the ordinary adventurer. If Lewis and Clark had a baby

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Juggling Bedtime Routines

Bringing a new baby into the house is a glorious, exciting, terrifying occasion, especially when you have one or two already, and it can bring up a whole lot of questions. How are the older children going to react to their new

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Balancing a Business and Sleep

By: Violet Baldwin I’m an Entrepreneur. This past August saw me celebrating 7 years of entrepreneurship; 7 years of living my dream, 7 years of helping artists achieve their goals and 7 years of off and on sleep deprivation. Owning a small

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Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits

By: Janelle Stoltzfus Hey everyone! I did a short blurb a few months ago on how Essential Oils can help support sleep. Let’s take a look this month at a specific oil, Cedarwood, helps us focus and promote restful sleep. Cedarwood…..ahhhh. Well

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How Developmental Milestones Affect Sleep

As a mother myself, as well as a sleep consultant whose nine to five job consists of meeting with the parents of babies and toddlers, I’ve come to the inescapable conclusion that babies, as a rule, are complicated creatures. I’ve always gotten

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Rest Well Knowing Your Children Are Prepared!

By: Alicia Heyl If you have school-age children, you have been in the thick of back-to-school craziness for the last few weeks.  As if the cartful of school supplies and endless stops in search of the perfect sneaker aren’t enough to trigger

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