Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Tiffany’s question about nighttime bottle feedings that she posted on Facebook:
“We cannot kick the night wakings of our nine-month old. Our daughter is obsessed with her bottle, whether hungry or not, and must have it when she wakes for comfort. How do I break an addiction like this? Read more
April 23-29 is Sleep Awareness Week and time for our annual Cloud b National Slumber Party! We all know how important it is to have quality family time together, but sometimes it’s challenging trying to decide what to do that everyone will enjoy. A family slumber party is the perfect solution! You can tailor activities to your children’s ages and preferences. You don’t have to spend a dime if you don’t want to. You don’t have to pack things up and go anywhere or deal with crowds or traffic or anything. It really couldn’t get any easier and it’s guaranteed to be fun and create memories that last a lifetime. Join in on our National Slumber Party and enter our giveaway for a chance to win a prize bundle with gifts for the whole family! Read more
Back in the day, the standard bedtime snack for better sleep was a warm glass of milk. Now we know there are many foods that promote sleep: cherries, oats, bananas, dark greens, honey, almonds, dates, figs, cashews, and chamomile tea are all great for getting a good night’s sleep. And an awesome way to get your little ones to like these super healthy foods is by putting them in a smoothie. Smoothies are super easy to make and super yummy. They’re also a simple way to disguise some of your kid’s red flag foods! They say, “I hate Kale!” You think, “You don’t even know it, but you just ate some!” Happiness and healthiness prevails. While smoothies are a great snack for any time of day and can be made a million ways, today we’re sharing 10 super smoothies that promote peaceful sleep.Read more
Let’s face it, pretty much every mom is a supermom – juggling an innumerable amount of jobs every day. You’re a nurse, a teacher, a cook, a delivery driver, a therapist, a clown, a house cleaner, and a lost sock discoverer (where do they go?). That list barely scrapes the surface of all the things you’re good at doing, and there are so many other things you do spontaneously that don’t even have a name yet! That’s the life of a mom, and it’s a great life, and an amazing job to do each day, BUT…. it definitely gets stressful. April is Stress Awareness Month, so we found seventeen stress relief tips for supermoms to help you juggle all those tasks without feeling like you might drop the ball. Share your favorite ways to relax in the comments for a chance to win a Tranquil Frog – he’s great for creating a calming space!
Did you know that some experts recommend that for a healthy relationship, couples should go on at least one date night per week? Sounds pretty nice until reality settles in and you remember how hard it is to leave young kids at bedtime, find a good babysitter, pay for the sitter, pay for the date, and find the energy to even get out of the house!
But, just because you’re not getting out, doesn’t mean you can’t have a date. Simply taking the time to focus on one another (instead of the TV or your computer) can do wonders for your relationship!
Here are 17 stay at home date ideas for after the kids go to sleep:Read more