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6 Ways Routines Help Babies

By JustMommies staff

We love them to the moon and back, these teeny versions of ourselves. We have high hopes for them, want the very best for them in every possible way. But did you know that one of the simplest and best things we can do for our babies is to get them in a routine? It's true: Routines are excellent for babies.
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Bedtime Rituals for Babies

By Stacy DeBroff

Does uttering the phrase "bedtime" send your toddler into squeals of hysterical protest? Do you sink onto your sheets in grateful exhaustion each night, only to hear the plaintive call of "Mommy" as your child creeps through your bedroom door? Then you are in desperate need of these terrific tips, designed
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Bedtime Without Battles

By JustMommies staff

Do your kids fight going to bed? Are you looking for ideas on how to get your kids in bed and keep them in bed? Below is a list of our best bedtime tips. 1. Consistency - Do your children have a set bedtime? Do they go to bed at the same time on the weekends as the weekdays? Do they get up at the same
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Bedtime Without Battles

By JustMommies staff

Do your kids fight going to bed? Are you looking for ideas on how to get your kids in bed and keep them in bed? Below is a list of our best bedtime tips. 1. Consistency - Do your children have a set bedtime? Do they go to bed at the same time on the weekends as the weekdays? Do they get up at the same
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Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

By Elizabeth Pantley

In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby becomes overtired, and chronically sleep-deprived.
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Getting Baby to Sleep in the Crib

By JustMommies staff

Your new baby loves to be held close, and for some reason it’s just as comforting to you. That’s why many parents get into a cozy little bedtime routine that involves rocking, nursing, offering a warm bottle, or even simply letting their little ones drift off in Mom’s or Dad’s arms. But sooner
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Tips for Putting Your Child to Bed

By Patti Teel

Getting your child to sleep is about much more than what happens once they get into bed. Here are some ways to establish a healthy bedtime routine each and every night: Make sure bedtime is at the same time every night. Children feel safe and are much more likely to be good sleepers when they have
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Tips for Putting Your Child to Bed

By Patti Teel

Getting your child to sleep is about much more than what happens once they get into bed. Here are some ways to establish a healthy bedtime routine each and every night: Make sure bedtime is at the same time every night. Children feel safe and are much more likely to be good sleepers when they have
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When do Most Babies Start Sleeping Through the Night?

By JustMommies staff

Let’s start off by discussing what sleeping through the night means. When your baby starts sleeping through the night, she may not be sleeping all night or as long as you, as an adult, sleep. Babies do not have the same sleep patterns as adults and it takes them some time to start getting into a good
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Why Routines and Structure Are Important for Kids

By JustMommies staff

Jackie Kennedy once said, "The only routine with me is no routine at all." With or without structured schedules, most people have natural rhythms to their time. While raising children, the benefits of routine can be crucial to their well-being. Healthy routines and balanced structure help children build
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