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Sleeping Babies in Car Seats

Sleeping Babies in Car Seats

TAKING CARA BABIES Sleeping Babies in Car SeatsMichelle Pratt Safe in the SeatLet’s be honest: babies fall asleep in their car seats! But...if we aren’t educated, the very product we use to keep babies safe in the car can actually become a safety HAZARD! HOW is it...

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Toddler Behavior

Toddler Behavior

TAKING CARA BABIESToddler BehaviorMichelle Tangeman, BCBA, LMFTA mom recently reached out to me frustrated with her toddler’s defiance, tantrums, and power struggles. She was losing patience and found herself yelling more than she would like, which led to feelings of...

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Scary Thoughts

Scary Thoughts

TAKING CARA BABIES Scary ThoughtsCassidy Freitas, Ph.D., LMFTTrigger Warning: In the following article, examples of disturbing thoughts or scenarios are described. These may be triggering to some, and have been distinguished by the use of italics. If you are concerned...

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Thumbsucking: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

Thumbsucking: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

TAKING CARA BABIES Thumbsucking: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?Brooke Dwyer & Bridget HilsbergSpeech SistersI will never forget those middle of the night wake-ups trying to calm my little guy.  Unfortunately, this was before Taking Cara Babies had amazing online...

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5 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Postpartum Depression

5 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Postpartum Depression

TAKING CARA BABIES5 Simple Ways to Help Prevent Postpartum DepressionDr. Christine SterlingNo one wants to enter the deep fog of postpartum depression, or the constant edge of postpartum anxiety, and yet, we know that 1 in 7 women will experience a Perinatal Mood...

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Daylight Saving: Fall Back and Your Baby’s Sleep

Daylight Saving: Fall Back and Your Baby’s Sleep

TAKING CARA BABIESDaylight Saving: Fall Back & Your Baby's SleepCara Dumaplin, FounderThe time has arrived. That time when a line is drawn in the sand between those with and without children: The End of Daylight Savings. For those without children, this means an...

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All About the DockATot and How To Wean Out

All About the DockATot and How To Wean Out

TAKING CARA BABIESAll About The DockATot and How to Wean Out if Needed Cara Dumaplin, FounderThe DockATot... When I even mention this name, I hear a wide array of comments from new parents ranging from: “This is the most amazing baby product since the invention...

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Bonding in the NICU

Bonding in the NICU

TAKING CARA BABIESBonding in the NICUCara Dumaplin, FounderThe Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a place where miracles take place. But no one expects to be there. While the NICU is not the place where you imagine your baby’s first days, 10-15% of babies spend time in...

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Transitioning to the Toddler Bed

Transitioning to the Toddler Bed

Hey mamas! I’m Jennifer, Head of Content and Communication as well as one of the Sleep Consultants with Taking Cara Babies. I’m also mom of 3-year-old Lukas. Cara and I wanted to share Lukas’s recent transition to the toddler bed with you!

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8 Steps to Help YOU Get Restful Sleep

8 Steps to Help YOU Get Restful Sleep

TAKING CARA BABIES 8 Steps to Help YOU Get Restful Sleep Dr. Ashurina Ream People will ask you all the time, “How’s the baby sleeping?” Wouldn’t it be great if they asked about your sleep?  If you’ve taken one of the Taking Cara Babies classes, you have the tools you...

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Bonding with Your Baby Before Birth

Bonding with Your Baby Before Birth

TAKING CARA BABIESBonding With Your Baby Before BirthDr. Christine SterlingWhat if I told you that there is something pregnant mamas can do once a day that would: Increase chances of a vaginal delivery Shorten labor Reduce the risk of pregnancy complications Help with...

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Graham’s Bedtime Routine

Graham’s Bedtime Routine

TAKING CARA BABIESGraham's Bedtime RoutineEmily Layne, Guest BloggerOctober 14, 2017When I was pregnant, I purchased the online Taking Cara Babies “Will I Ever Sleep Again?” Newborn sleep class. I cannot even begin to tell you how wonderful this class has been for us!...

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First Day of Kindergarten

First Day of Kindergarten

TAKING CARA BABIES First Day of Kindergarten Cara Dumaplin, Founder **Originally published in The RN Journal of Nursing."This is the necklace I was wearing the first time I saw you, Ella", I explain as I latch a gold necklace around my soon-to-be kindergartener's...

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Some Gave All

Some Gave All

TAKING CARA BABIES Some Gave All Cara Dumaplin, Founder My sweet 15 month old sat perched upon her daddy’s shoulders. She excitedly waved the miniature American flag, but it had no meaning for her like it did for her father. This was the first day that her daddy could...

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“Am I Enough?” ~ A Note For Every New Mom

“Am I Enough?” ~ A Note For Every New Mom

TAKING CARA BABIES “Am I Enough?” A Note For Every New Mom Cara Dumaplin, Founder After 28 hours of labor, a failed birth plan, and a snoozing husband, you look down at this precious little newborn just hours old. “So you were the one kicking me in there?” Although...

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CoSleeping After Sleep Training

CoSleeping After Sleep Training

TAKING CARA BABIES CoSleeping After Sleep Training Cara Dumaplin, Founder This was my view when I woke up this morning. Snuggled in between my husband and I was one child and a dog. On the other side of my sleeping spouse…another child. You can imagine the comfort I...

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Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Hosting loved ones over the holidays creates life-long memories. However, joy can often turn to frustration when a baby is added to the mix if expectations and preparations are not clearly established beforehand. A sleepy and cranky little one is not on anyone’s Christmas list, so let’s lay out a game plan before the guests arrive.

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Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Hosting loved ones over the holidays creates life-long memories. However, joy can often turn to frustration when a baby is added to the mix if expectations and preparations are not clearly established beforehand. A sleepy and cranky little one is not on anyone’s Christmas list, so let’s lay out a game plan before the guests arrive.

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Graham’s Bedtime Routine

Graham’s Bedtime Routine

TAKING CARA BABIESGraham's Bedtime RoutineEmily Layne, Guest BloggerOctober 14, 2017When I was pregnant, I purchased the online Taking Cara Babies “Will I Ever Sleep Again?” Newborn sleep class. I cannot even begin to tell you how wonderful this class has been for us!...

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CoSleeping After Sleep Training

CoSleeping After Sleep Training

TAKING CARA BABIES CoSleeping After Sleep Training Cara Dumaplin, Founder This was my view when I woke up this morning. Snuggled in between my husband and I was one child and a dog. On the other side of my sleeping spouse…another child. You can imagine the comfort I...

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Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Tips for Baby Sleep While Hosting for the Holidays

Hosting loved ones over the holidays creates life-long memories. However, joy can often turn to frustration when a baby is added to the mix if expectations and preparations are not clearly established beforehand. A sleepy and cranky little one is not on anyone’s Christmas list, so let’s lay out a game plan before the guests arrive.

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