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Starting Preschool (Part 1) – Tips on how to prepare for preschool or daycare

Starting preschool or daycare (if you are in Sweden it’s förskola) is a big leap for both you and your child. It will come with big emotions for both of you but helping them to prepare for the transition with ease the changes ahead. It’s never too early to help your child make an adjustment! Providing them with an easier transition helps strengthen the bond and trust between you both.

Why Temperament is Important for Your Child’s Sleep?

Just like adults, babies have different temperaments. Some are laid back and happy most of the time; others can be prone to frequent tantrums. Some babies enjoy a peaceful environment; others feel more comfortable when there is noise around. You may not realize, but the type of temperament that your little one has can affect their sleep, as well as having an effect on any sleep training that you provide.

Mama Monday Interview! How it all began….

I met Bodil, the creator of Magpodden and professional photographer, at UnderBara Barn, Sweden’s largest child fair. Her booth was beautiful and filled with pictures of sleeping babies. She stopped by my booth and we started talking about several different topics from sleeping baby pictures to our commonalities, such as her husband being American! We really seemed to hit it off and soon after the fair we got together for lunch.

I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant

I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant. I nursed my daughter until she was over 2 years old and I’m responsive to her needs but, she also sleeps through the night in her own room. So, what is attachment parenting exactly? Let’s talk about what this means because many people would read this and not understand how being a sleep consultant would allow me to be an attachment parent and nurse for an extended period of time. I was actually an attachment parent before I even knew what the term meant because that’s just what seemed right to me!

Communicate with Your Baby Before They can Speak!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could understand your baby before they know how to speak? Babies are amazing, teachable beings who absorb more information than we give them credit for. There is a way to understand basic needs that your baby has by teaching them some baby sign language. It sounds more daunting than it is! Here are some benefits to baby sign language that will help shed some light on why this is a worthwhile task for you and your baby.

What is The Happy Sleep Plan?

If your baby or child is not sleeping well it can take a toll on the whole family. Anxiety, stress, frustration, and anger can arise because the whole family isn’t sleeping well. If this is the case for you and your family, then you need The Happy Sleep Plan! But what is The Happy Sleep Plan?