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The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Newborn

By | 2018-09-28T11:40:25+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Categories: newborn sleep|

The Best Thing You can do for your Newborn The newborn stage is really hard. As a mom, I found this stage excruciatingly difficult on many levels. Recovering from birth, adjusting to the idea of being a mother (wait – no one takes this baby home at the end of the day?!) and trying to learn [...]

MYTHBUSTERS: Sleep Training Edition

By | 2018-12-04T15:15:20+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

Sleep Training Myths Undone What's stopping you from teaching your baby how to sleep? Many times we have hidden false beliefs in our minds that prevent us from reaching the outcomes we so badly want. Here are the 5 most common false beliefs about sleep training that I hear from parents. Have you fallen prey to [...]

Traveling with Babies and Toddlers

By | 2018-09-28T12:50:06+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Traveling with Babies and Toddlers Traveling with babies has got to be one of the tougher aspects of parenting. Aside from counting and packing diapers, wipes, clothing, pajamas, onesies, and endless baby accessories (think: hats, socks, bottles, bibs, baby food), it can be really difficult to keep your baby on their normal schedule when traveling.   [...]

How Old is Too Old to Sleep Train?

By | 2018-09-28T12:52:02+00:00 September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

How Old is Too Old to Sleep Train? One of the most often-asked questions I hear as a Sleep Consultant is  "Is my baby too old to sleep train? She’s already __ months old.” 100 percent of the time, my answer is “No.” Babies can be sleep trained at any age. Older kids can also be taught [...]

Who Sleep Training Won’t Work For

By | 2018-09-28T12:55:41+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

Who Sleep Training Won't Work For As a Sleep Coach, the number one question I am asked is “Will sleep training work for my baby?” I am a firm believer that sleep training works on almost every healthy baby - when it’s done properly. If that’s true, how do you account for the hundreds of moms [...]

The Reason You Can’t get Your Baby to Nap

By | 2018-09-28T12:57:57+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: Nap Training|

The Reason You Can't Get Your Baby to Nap Trying to put your baby down for a nap can be extremely frustrating. You put them down, say goodnight and tiptoe out of the room with clenched fists and an even more tightly clenched stomach. Ten seconds later, you hear the dreaded wail. Naps are a huge [...]

Why Sleep Training with a Pacifier isn’t Sleep Training

By | 2018-09-28T13:00:27+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why Sleep Training with a Pacifier isn’t Sleep Training   Pacifiers can be a godsend.   Especially in those early newborn weeks, when a baby can cry incessantly for no apparent reason. When a baby is still crying after being fed, burped and changed, pacifiers can work soothing magic. The reason pacifiers are so helpful is because [...]

Handling the Sleep Training Guilt

By | 2018-09-28T13:02:43+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

Handling the Sleep Training Guilt The reason many parents would rather stay up all night for months on end with a crying baby rather than teach them how to sleep is because of the guilt they’re afraid to feel. As loving parents, we all feel bad to hear our babies cry, and the only way to [...]

You’ve Been Getting the Wrong Advice about Nap Training

By | 2018-09-28T13:05:38+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Nap Training|

You've Been Getting the Wrong Advice about Nap Training Would you believe me if I told you that it was important – no, critical – to teach your baby how to nap at the same time as you teach them to sleep through the night? And that waiting to nap train until things are settled at [...]

Cry It Out: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By | 2018-09-28T13:08:24+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training Methods|

Cry It Out: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly   Let's talk about the elephant in the room. Cry It Out is the most controversial and widely discussed method of sleep training. Today, I’ll walk you through it and answer some common questions on the topic.  Is Cry It Out harmful, or even abusive? Is [...]