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Happy Birthday! Seacoast Moms Blog: One Year In Review

It’s our 1st birthday and we can’t believe it! What we can believe is that our content is the heart of who we are and what we aim to provide to you. To celebrate, enjoy our 10 most popular blog posts that were published since we launched. We hope you enjoy re-visiting them as much as […]

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Six Lucky Charms to Help You Reach the Pot of Gold at the End of the Toddler Sleep Rainbow!

Six Lucky Charms to Help you Reach the Pot of Gold at the End of the Toddler Sleep Rainbow!

Toddler sleep (or lack thereof) can be one of the most maddening and exhausting experiences for a parent. Vocal, defiant, and learning to assert their independence, toddlers who resist sleep are like maniacal, out-of-control monsters. Not exactly what you want to encounter at the end of a long day. Here are six lucky charms to help you […]

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Melatonin Use in Children: The Dark Truth

Melatonin Use in Children: The Dark Truth

It’s safe to say that if a child isn’t sleeping well, there is usually at least one parent who isn’t sleeping well, either. After weeks, months, or even years of sleep deprivation, I understand why some parents may go on the hunt for something “natural” to help their children sleep. Enter over-the-counter melatonin. What is melatonin? Melatonin […]

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Four Reasons Why A Dream Feed Isn't So Dreamy

Four Reasons Why A Dream Feed Isn’t So Dreamy

If you’re unfamiliar with the term “dream feed,” then you’re probably one of those parents who never struggled with your infant’s sleep. In theory, a dream feed sounds great. The idea is that you feed your infant without fully waking her so that she is still “dreaming.” You gently pick her up and feed her before you head […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things (for Sleeping Babies)

A Few of My Favorite Things (for Sleeping Babies)

“Brown paper packages tied up with strings…” There are many “miracle” sleep products on the market. Several claim to lull your child to sleep within minutes. Honestly, don’t waste your money. If these products were really miraculous, no one would ever need my help! There are, however, a few items that can help set your child […]

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Sleepless in the Seacoast: Why I Hired a Sleep Consultant

Sleepless in the Seacoast: Why I Hired a Sleep Consultant

Sleep. I hadn’t experienced any consistent shut-eye in two years. One night, I started ranting about it on Facebook. I was desperate for advice, answers–even just plain old empathy. I was DESPERATE. Little did I know that I would be hiring a sleep consultant the next morning. Arielle Driscoll of Expect to Sleep Again Consulting, LLC […]

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