What crazy things have YOU done to get your kids to sleep?
2018 Update: We still stand by this review of Philips Hue Lights for nursery rooms (and general discussion of how to use smart lights for your nursery) — but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. … Read More about Make My Life Easier Thursday: Philips Hue Lights
2018 Update: We still stand by this Rockabye Baby review — but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. In case you’re not familiar with the Rockabye Baby! line of CDs, they are instrumental lullaby versions of … Read More about Family Friday: Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Radiohead
Happy Tuesday! Since I’m sure we’re all recovering from lots of buying this past weekend, I thought I’d give a shoutout to my favorite lip balm for kids with chapped lips: drugstore favoite Neosporin Lip Health Overnight Renewal Therapy. I use it myself when I have severely chapped lips and want more than my usual … Read More about The Best Lip Balm for Kids With Chapped Lips
2018 Update: You may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. My younger son (H, 25 months) is the night owl in the family — on nights when my husband and I give in to sleep on the … Read More about Finally Friday: Aurora Borealis Nightlight
We got a version of this “sleepy baby” lightbulb from Hammacher Schlemmer a while ago — we were ordering other stuff and it was on sale, so I figured, why not throw it in — and we’ve been very happy with it. We have it in the reading lamp closest to my 4.5-year-old’s bed (although it would also work well for babies’ nighttime feedings and diaper changes), and bedtime has been easier since we got it. I’m not sure I’d say the former light energized him, but this one definitely seems to make it easier for him to recognize it’s bedtime. The Hammacher Schlemmer one is still available for $20, but this one is also highly rated and available through Amazon Prime for $20 as well. SCS Nite-Nite Light Bulb
Hmn: here’s a whole article about it in the NYT.
When my first son, J, was a baby and toddler, his colds were the worst. I remember hanging out on the floor of our little bathroom with the shower on full-blast. Steam filled the air as I tried to keep him entertained — and sweated like a fiend in my sweater. (Since I worried his little body might get overheated … Read More about The Head Cold vs. Your Baby
Here’s why we love our weighted blankets…
2018 Update: We still stand by this rave review of temporary black-out pleated shades for kids’ rooms, hotels, and grandparents’ houses– but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. Yes, these temporary blackout shades may be … Read More about Everyone Thursday: Black-Out Pleated Shades