Giveaway: Hyland’s Sleep Challenge Prize Package


Hyland’s is ramping up for their second annual 5-Day Sleep Challenge, set to start Monday, March 10 and run throughFriday, March 14. The Hyland’s 5-Day Sleep Challenge is aimed at sharing information, strategies and tips that will help you find your way to Zzzz, naturally.

In true Hyland’s fashion, the event will include many different chances to win some amazing prizes, and I’ve teamed up with Thrifty Nifty Mommy and Viva Veltoro to give you your first chance to win.

You will have until February 18th at 1 PM EST to enter for your chance to win one of 3 Hyland’s prize packages featuring:

  • Hyland’s Calms Forte, 100 ct.
  • Hyland’s Nerve Tonic, 32 ct.
  • Arnica 30X, 50 ct.
  • Muscle Therapy Gel, 3 oz.
  • Bioplasma, 500 ct
  • Bioplasma Sport, 12 pack
  • Leg Cramps, 50 ct
  • Leg Cramps PM, 50 ct.
  • Restful Legs, 50 ct.


All you have to do is enter through the form below and tell us: “What helps you get a good night’s sleep?’’ by commenting on this blog post.

But the fun does not stop here! Registration for The Sleep Challenge will begin February 19th at 1pm EST and Hyland’s will be giving the first 1,000 registrants the chance to win a 32-count bottle of the Hyland’s Calms Forté, the #1 homeopathic sleep aid. All you have to do is be on time and ready to register right here: onFebruary 19th at 1pm EST.

Can’t make it? Don’t worry, registration will remain open until March 10th. The Hyland’s Sleep Challenge will start on March 10 and the daily challenges will give you many other chances to win some great prizes. You can learn more about The Challenge at Hyland’s 5 Day Sleep Challenge by clicking here.

Follow along with us, and by the week’s end, you should be on your way to dreamland. Don’t miss it!

Disclosures: The participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfilment and have not been compensated for this post. If you have any questions about this giveaway, please email Janessa of Thrifty Nifty Mommy at thriftyniftymommy {at} Thanks!

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Sleep training update: We’re seeing progress!

Sleeping BabyFirst of all, I really don’t like the words “sleep training.” He’s my baby, not my dog. Is there another word/term for it? If you haven’t read any of my previous posts, our son slept in our bed with us until he was past the high-risk age for SIDS. I’d read all the info saying it could be dangerous to sleep in the same bed with your child, and we had a little bassinet…but the first two months of his life, that kid did NOT sleep, unless he was sleeping on my or Daddy’s chest. When he was about 4 months old, I went through several weeks of torture (more so for me, than him, I think) to get him to fall asleep in his crib. It was finally starting to go better; then came the holidays. For about a month and a half, we had guests staying with us, on and off, sleeping in my son’s room. So we moved him back in with us.

Anyway, I started off almost two weeks ago now, by co-sleeping with my son in his room (in the spare bed). After 3 nights of that, I started moving him in the middle of the night into his crib (I stayed sleeping in the room). This past Monday, I started putting him in crib to start with, and I slept away from him with Hubby in our bedroom.

The first night he cried for about 40 minutes. I felt terrible, but just kept going in and checking on him, picking him up, patting his back, whispering to him…basically comforting him in whatever way I could other than giving in and taking him back to bed with me (which is what he wanted).

The second night he cried less. The third night he cried for maybe 15 minutes. Last night he didn’t cry at all.


Now, I have enough experience with babies to know that he might just turn around and say, “Psyche!” tonight or tomorrow night or a month from now and start crying again. But last night was wonderful. I can hope that tonight will go just as well, can’t I?

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