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Getting our Preschooler to sleep with Sleeper Hero

We don’t sleep.  At all.  Haven’t in approximately 4 years.  We tried and failed at ‘sleep training’ multiple times.  We finally got our first-born sleeping alone in his bed right before the new baby arrived…and then it all went to crap. Our sleep routine is a mixture of chaos and frustration all wrapped up in a lot of tears (mostly from me…) After nearly 10 months of all four of us tossing and turning in bed dodging spit-up and swift…

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Family Wellness

Toddler Sleep Training SUCCESS!

Do you hear that?  That’s the sound of a toddler soundly sleeping through the night…and it’s HEAVENLY! For three years we haven’t had a night of uninterrupted sleep in our house.  We haven’t had a night without a 2-4 hour…

Family Living Wellness

Afternoon Preschool = NO SLEEP EVER!

As you all know, we started preschool…and we are in the afternoon program.  At first I was super bummed about being in the afternoon, but then realized it was actually pretty awesome.  You can read about why afternoon preschool…

Family Living

Never Wake a Sleeping Toddler

Never wake a sleeping toddler…EVER. I don’t have many parenting “rules” per se, but never waking a sleeping baby is one that I live by.  A doesn’t sleep. Like ever.  He goes to bed after a two-hour battle around…


Sleep Training – Night #1

Last night I sat on the couch at exactly 7:11 pm (11 minutes after laying Avery down in the elusive drowsy yet awake state) confused.  First of all, I should clarify that my mommy and me instructor is somewhat…