As a sleep coach, I talk to new moms all the time with their own mom in attendance. And Grandma will often remark "I don't know why babies don't sleep these days. In my day, we just put them in the crib and walked away and they slept". Well, yes. Right there folks- I just gave my baby space to learn and she did it on her own. Sleep used to be, like many things about parenting, different 20+ years ago.Read More
Is the pacifier a prop? Can it help or hinder sleep? I bet you'll be a little shocked to hear my professional opinion on the topic!Read More
A must read for any parent wanting the truth about infant sleep training. The whole truth...
A brave and honest mama describes the good, the bad and the ugly of hiring a sleep coach and teaching your baby to sleep.
As an infant and toddler sleep consultant, one of the most asked questions that I receive is "When should I move baby into a toddler bed?" Many people are surprised by what I have to say!Read More
Over the years, I've learned that teaching babies is about so much more than just "sleep" for baby. Now don't get me wrong, sleep for baby's health, overall happiness, and well-being is the absolute most important reason that parents decide to embark on a journey like this. But do know you about all of the other benefits? I'm happy to share with you some of the best benefits I've discovered with my clients through the years!Read More
It's that time again! The clocks are changing! Nov 5th the clocks change!
I'll be honest, it's not my favourite time of the year. There's nothing I hate more than sleep disturbances and I feel it's so unfair to parents and children who have worked so hard to get into a great sleep rhythm. Not to mention that car accident increase during a clock change and that shows how we adults even struggle with this change. But, since I'm not in control of things like that, I'll use this opportunity to share with you my recommended steps to ease the challenges around this change. Good luck!
So, what is the best way to handle it? Read on....Read More