Tips for Surviving Daylights Savings Time: Spring Edition

By slumberandbloom / March 2, 2021 /

It’s finally that time of year! Time to get excited for longer, warmer days. Time to bust out the grill, refresh your garden, and get your floaties for the pool! But first, you might want to make sure that daylights savings time doesn’t wreak havoc on your baby’s sleep routines! The best advice that I…

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THE TRUTH ABOUT PARENTING DURING A PANDEMIC | The good, the bad, and the ugly

By slumberandbloom / February 20, 2021 /

Let’s be real. The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on everyone, but it’s been especially difficult as a parent, dealing with virtual school. At the beginning of this pandemic, we thought we were only staying home for 2 weeks so that we could do our part to flatten the curve. Two weeks turned into…

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5 Things Every New Mom Needs to Hear: Honest tips from a seasoned mom of 3

By slumberandbloom / February 12, 2021 /

When you become a mother, there are things no one tells you. I’m here today to break that cycle and tell you my top 5 things I wish I knew before I had kids. You’ll hear from other mamas too, as I surveyed the crowd! Take our tips as you will, but you’ll see a…

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HOW TO GET MY KID TO POOP (natural home remedies to avoid constipation in toddlers)

By slumberandbloom / October 23, 2020 /

Today we are going to talk about natural home remedies to avoid constipation in toddlers. If you have embarked on potty training, you may have run into an issue with POOP. Truth be told, a lot of toddlers struggle with the concept of poop, but the LAST thing we want to happen is CONSTIPATION. Constipation…

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Potty Training Your Toddler (Knowing when to call the Doctor)

By slumberandbloom / October 19, 2020 /

When you’re potty training your toddler, there can and will be bumps in the road. It’s important to know when those bumps are natural and when you may or may not need a Doctor to intervene to help your child go to the bathroom seamlessly.

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When will my baby sleep through the night? Tips to help your baby learn to love sleep

By slumberandbloom / July 27, 2020 /

Most parents want to know WHEN their baby will sleep through the night. There is no magic potion, no magic 8 ball, no special age or weight. The truth is, there are many things that contribute to your baby’s ability to sleep through the night. Let’s talk about them! What does it mean to sleep…

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Potty Training Hacks: Helpful tips for potty training on-the-go

By slumberandbloom / June 28, 2020 /

Once kids and parents get the hang of potty training, it’s time to take the potty training journey on-the-go! Going to the bathroom in public places is a whole new experience for toddlers and they need to learn all of the ways of going to the bathroom in public. I’m sharing some of my potty…

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Sleep Training & Breastfeeding: What you need to know about night weaning

By slumberandbloom / June 28, 2020 /

Many parents think that if they’re exclusively breastfeeding their baby that they can’t sleep train. That’s simply not true. If your child is waking up every 45 minutes-1 hour and needs to be nursed back to sleep, chances are, your child has a nurse-to-sleep association and s/he can’t fall asleep without it. This does not…

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How to Get My Toddler to Sleep: Toddler Sleep Training Methods

By slumberandbloom / June 5, 2020 /

It can be hard to convince a persistent toddler to get in bed AND STAY IN BED. Strategies such as using visual bedtime routine cards and reward systems will help your toddler at bedtime. Here are some tips to help your child’s bedtime go smoothly: Allow your child to make as many choices as possible…

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Potty Training Must-Have Items: Favorite Potty Training Products

By slumberandbloom / May 29, 2020 /

Many parents want to know exactly what supplies and equipment they need when they’re jumping into potty training with their toddlers. It’s important to involve your child in the preparation process before potty training. I went to Target to show you exactly what they have in stores so you can plan your trip ahead of…

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