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Posts by Brittney Stefanic

Video Tips for Falling Back

Have 2 minutes to listen to these sleep tips for falling back on Sunday, November 3rd? DO IT. You will be glad you did. Remember that a 5 am wake-up in late October becomes a 4 am wake up in early November… If you are more of a reader (or you are like most and…

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Fall Back without Falling Apart

Clock for symbol of fall back for daylight saving time

The end of daylight saving time is coming up on November 3, 2019 at 2:00 am. For most of us, this signals the true start of winter as the evening sunlight begins to fade earlier and earlier each night. The good news? With our “fall back” coming up, we will all gain an extra hour…

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But I Want to Co-Sleep and Sleep Train!

We get it. We really do. After all, we are mothers ourselves. In fact, we have 6 kids between us. The impulse to stay close to your baby is so deeply rooted in our DNA that it is frightening sometimes, or all the time. We are sure that primal instincts (+ evolutionary defense) are the…

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Is Sleep Really a Science?

Let me start this post by saying… I am a science nerd. With a Bachelor’s in Biology and a Master’s in Secondary Science Education, it is no secret that I could talk ALL day about sleep science. For any Pitch Perfect fans in the house… #nerdalert! Before I dive into explaining the basics of sleep…

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Why the DIY Culture Sets Us Back

Information overload It’s no secret that we live in an age of information overload. And for people like me who are Enneagram Type 1 (perfectionistic), the information provided is both overwhelming and encouraging. When we couple this article/blog/research availability with the Pinterest “do it yourself” DIY culture, it’s no wonder that people are frequently paralyzed…

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Safe Sleep Matters

Baby practicing safe sleep on back in crib

As a first time mom, I am a worry wart I remember the first time my son slept through the night… I slept like crap. Surprisingly, my restlessness had nothing to do with my overly full boobs or the fact that I was laying next to my snoring husband. I slept like crap because I…

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How to Maintain Your Identity as a Mom

Guest Post by Cynthia Shedd, Uniquely You with Cynthia You were someone before you were their mom, and that person matters! Have you ever thought about the words that you want people to associate with you? Have those words changed drastically since you became a mom? Do you feel like you have an identity as…

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How to Find Success When Sleep Training

Why is “it” so hard?! Breaking old habits is hard. Creating new habits is hard. Trusting your (tired) gut is hard. Sticking to a plan is hard. Yes. I agree 100% with all of these phrases. Trust me. I am half way through my first official Whole30 Challenge, and I can speak from experience that…

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