There’s something instantly soothing about traditional baby lullabies – and it’s no accident. These sweet melodies are sleep-inducing because they’re written to be simple, repetitious and naturally calming like womb sounds and white noise.
Since we’re in the business of better baby sleep, we decided to do a little digging and find the best baby lullabies for our Cloud b community. You’re probably already familiar with some of these standards, but you’ll likely find some new tunes, too. Read more
Twilight Turtle is the original “plush with a purpose” casting constellations on your child’s walls to help make fear of the dark a thing of the past. And, some families love him and our other adorable plush so much, they use them as design inspiration for nursery ideas!
Are you interested in infusing a little Twilight Turtle into your nursery? Here are some simple nursery ideas based on Twilight Turtle in Blue to help inspire a calming, comfortable space for your little angel. Read more
Getting kids to sleep soundly is one of the most exhausting challenges of parenthood. Luckily for parents, Cloud b is on a mission to help through all stages of development. Our Q&A series offers expert recommendations to help solve your real family sleep issues – typically, issues most parents have to navigate. Here’s our latest to help with toddler sleep.
Shari posed this question for us on Facebook:
“My oldest (6years old) is refusing to sleep in his own room as we have our 2 month old sleeping in our room (bassinet). He feels everyone else is sleeping in mom and dads room, so should I.”
Expert answer from Kim West, The Sleep Lady: Read more
Motherhood ages you – there’s simply no denying it. The sleep deprivation alone can make you look and feel about 50 years older! So, how old you are in mom years? The brilliantly funny moms from Mommy Shorts and My Life and Kids have made a calculator to help you figure it out. (They ended up being 141 years old and 106 years old, respectively.)
Get out your calculators, take the test, and tell us how old you are in the comments! Read more
This is a guest post of clever and odd baby sleep tricks from Cloud b mom of twins, Ava Neyer.
When the twins were three months old, my mother-in-law came to visit and discovered a great trick to getting them to sleep: reggae music. The slow, steady beats of “Three Little Birds” and “Buffalo Soldier” had my boys passed out in no time. Not long after that, I learned that holding a boy with one hand while vacuuming with the other was a surefire way to put even the crankiest baby to bed. Whether it’s from accident or desperation, parents can become quite creative when coaxing their children to sleep. I asked people in a few of my online and local parenting groups to share their most unusual baby sleep tricks. Here’s what they said: Read more