Creating a Successful Baby Sleep Schedule

Timing is key when working on a baby sleep schedule. It’s important to make sure to find a balance between not enough awake time and too much. This is referred to as sleep pressure. If your child is taking a short nap and waking up happy, it is likely that the amount of sleep pressure that they have built up …

Make Sleep Training Methods That Work for You

When families reach out to me about sleep training there are always a lot of questions about the process. They can be apprehensive about what it all entails and if sleep training methods will actually work for them, but with some general guidelines sleep training can be successful for everyone. Pick a sleep training methods that work for your family …

Is your baby’s bad habit keeping you up at night?

One of the top reasons that families work with me is because their child is waking frequently at night. In most cases, I find that the child is fed each time to put them back to sleep, which is creating a baby’s bad habit of night wakings and/or short naps. I have seen this with children as young as four …

Sleep Awareness Week – Seven Sleep Tips for Children

The National Sleep Foundation is celebrating its annual Sleep Awareness Week © March 6-13, 2016, to raise awareness for the health benefits of sleep and its importance to safety and productivity. Here are seven tips to help your little one get the healthy sleep they need. These are especially important as we get closer to Daylight Saving Time, which can interrupt their …

Baby Sleep Myths – Don’t Let Bad Advice Keep You Awake

As a child sleep consultant, I hear from my clients every day about the advice they have been given by other moms to help their children sleep better. Unfortunately, much of the advice out is baby sleep myths and there is based on old wives’ tales that continue to circle among new moms. Many of these myths seem rational, which …