Author: Cassie Shortsleeve

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The Surprising Link Between Sleep & Maternal Mental Health

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Sleep deprivation practically goes hand in hand with new parenthood; newborn babies eat every two to three hours around the clock, and while they sleep a …

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Children & Naps: A Primer for Parents

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There’s an interesting contradiction when it comes to sleep and babies: While infancy is a time of acute sleep deprivation for new parents, babies actually need …

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6 Ways to Navigate Multiple Bedtimes as a Parent

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Bedtime. It can be both a sweet and special time with your children (what’s cuter than little eyelids closing as kids drift off to sleep?) and a seriously …

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6 nighttime potty training hacks from a pediatrician

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Potty training is a developmental milestone of early childhood and a challenge for kids and grownups alike that makes for some…messy days. But you may not …

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How to treat post-COVID fatigue

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  By now, we know that while some cases of COVID-19 are mild and short-lived, others are not. In fact, the term “COVID long-haulers” has become …

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Expert tips for moving your child from crib to bed

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Parents often anticipate all of the firsts: a first sleep-through-the-night slumber, first steps, the first day of school. But the lasts—the last night sleeping in a …

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Do weighted blankets really actually work?

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After a long day, few things feel more relaxing than a comfortable bed and a cozy blanket—except maybe a comfortable bed and an even cozier blanket. Weighted blankets, …

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The benefits of sleeping with a humidifier — especially in winter

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  Staying warm in the winter comes at a cost—and we don’t mean just your heating bill. Dry skin, itchy eyes, scratchy throats, cracked lips, and nosebleeds are just …