17 Reasons My Toddlers Woke Me Up Last Night

17 Reasons My Toddlers Woke Me Up Last Night

There was once a time that my toddlers were sleeping through the night. In fact — they both slept from 7 pm to 6 am straight for almost a year.

Then … I don’t know what happened.

All I know is that the amount of times my toddlers come creeping into my room now in the middle of the night is reaching double digits.

Here’s the list of requests, just from last night: Read more

nap time

Nap Time

If only babies arrived with a personal napping manual. Then you’d know whether you have a child who will happily take daily naps until preschool or the type who will abandon them altogether by age 3. You would be able to count on having free time every afternoon instead of wondering whether you’ll be able to squeeze in a shower. Unfortunately, there’s no way of knowing how well your little one will nap-or until what age. But there are some things you can do to encourage healthy napping. Here, we answer all your questions about daytime sleep. Read more

10 Steps to Help Prevent SIDS

10 Steps to Help Prevent SIDS

Parents who know about SIDS may think of it as their worst nightmare. Sudden infant death syndrome is known as SIDS or crib death. It’s when a baby 12 months or younger dies during sleep with no warning signs or a clear reason.

Before your worries keep you from sleeping at night, know that although there is no 100% way to prevent SIDS, there is a lot you can do lower your baby’s risk. Since parents widely began following the steps below, the SIDS rate in the United States has dropped more than 50%. Read more