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Marietta M. Paxson M.S., AMFT

marietta@littledreamers.us

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If you have ever or will ever talk to me about the sleep troubles your 16 week old all the way up to four year old might be experiencing, I will always ask the questions, "How is your child falling asleep at the beginning of the night?"

You see this question is so...

It's time to address the elephant in the room: What does sleep training actually mean? If you've watched my free Q&A's on Facebook, follow me on Instagram, or read my blog regularly you've heard me talk a lot about sleep training. Today I am going to lay it all out for...

September 5, 2018

The wonderful and dreaded pacifier! I have been lucky, or maybe lazy, and my children have all liked the ones given to us by the hospital and I have literally never bought one. However, I have heard other moms swear by a certain brand. I asked on my Instagram and Faceb...

Summer is bliss. And I hate to begin the dreaded drudgery of ending it, but it is already August. And school is right around the corner, (if not already here) which means early mornings and early bedtimes. Are you ready for it?

And even if you are ready for it, is your...

There are so many trendy products out there right now, claiming to make your baby sleep. But do they really work? Are they necessary? And will they cause sleep regressions later? Before I highlight a few of my favorite and least favorite baby sleep products out on the...

Right around the time when sleep starts to become more predictable and by the clock (5-6 months), naps regulate (5-7 months), and nighttime sleep should be coming together nicely (6-9 months), your baby may begin to regress. I know what you are thinking! No, not again!

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The crib to toddler bed transition can be pretty scary for parents. You are essentially taking away the boundaries that have kept your child in bed. And if done too soon, your child could go from sleeping like a pro to sleeping like a newborn again, with frequent wake...

When you are sleep training, naps are a whole different ball game than nighttime sleep training. I always recommend training for naps and bedtime at the same time. Consistency is key. Be consistent day and night and your little dreamer will sleep better faster. Plus, t...

If you are a parent you have inevitably had a morning that started all too soon thanks to your child. Hopefully it was a one time event, but if you are a parent of a child who suffers from chronic early rising this article is for you!

Before we jump into the possible so...

February 21, 2018

Sleep training doesn’t always mean you are “Crying It Out.” There are multiple sleep training methods and multiple variations within each method. The key is to find the right sleep training method for you and your baby. Below I will identify the most common methods for...

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