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The Benefits of Hiring a Night Nanny in Manhattan

For most of our Type-A New York City moms, the research, the daydreaming, the worry, and the spending begin the moment they find out they are pregnant. You want to know everything about the pregnancy you possibly can. Immediately, you start wondering if it is a girl or a boy and you obsess over the due date and what life will be like with them in it. As soon as your loved ones hear the news, the tips and tricks will come flooding in and on that list of recommendations, the benefits of hiring a night nanny will be at the top. In Manhattan, hiring a night nanny is the norm, particularly for working moms. Being a mom is a 24/7 job. It means late nights, early mornings, and all the time in-between. One of the first things every mom-to-be prepares for is no sleep. What is a Night Nanny? A night nanny can truly [...]

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Exhausted NYC mom? Here are 7 Ways to Get Your Baby on a Sleep Schedule

Working moms, stay at home moms, moms in general -- we really do do it all! Getting back to the early morning New York City hustle and being on top of your game for the 9 am meeting or zoom call is HARD with a newborn at home. Throw in the fact that you are hormonal and have been up all night feeding a baby, googling how to get that baby to sleep. SLEEP. How do you get a newborn to sleep so you can go back to work and NOT walk-through days like a complete zombie? Yes, it is absolutely possible to get your baby sleeping through the night (6 hours) as early as 5-6 weeks and sleeping 10-12 hours as early as 10 weeks! And no there is no magic or drugs involved, it is just being consistent so set a goal and stick with it. Training your baby to sleep is not [...]

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Should I hire an infant sleep consultant? The answer is YES!

We all love sleep, and when a baby is on the way, we are warned by countless well-intentioned family and friends that our days (and nights) of sleep will soon be behind us! Then, once that baby is here ,one of the many things we think about besides feeling normal again and keeping this baby alive might be, WHEN IS THE NEXT TIME I WILL SLEEP? When it comes to parenting, there are far more things that are out of our control than things we can control. However, I am here to say that sleep is not one of them! Each time family and friends will remind you to cherish your days of sleep, know that a good night’s sleep with a newborn is absolutely possible! And in fact, if you are heading back to work (whether back in the Manhattan office or from home), sleep is critical. With the help of a pediatric sleep [...]

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How to Set Boundaries with your Night Nanny

Bringing someone into your home to help care for your baby is a huge deal, especially for many New Yorkers. When it comes to hiring a night nanny, there are many factors to consider. First and foremost, this person is going to be around a lot, so it is crucial that you not only trust them with your newborn, but also that you can tolerate their presence. Through my own experience, I’ve learned the importance of a family’s approach to setting boundaries with a night nanny and it really does make all the difference. As a parent, hiring someone to take care of your newborn through the night is a big step, and when that step is taken it is absolutely crucial to work together with your night nanny to figure out what you are and are not comfortable with. Yes, night nannies have a lot of experience when it comes to caring for newborns through the night, but at the end of the day they are caring for YOUR [...]

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