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common myths about sleep training

3 Common Myths About Sleep Training

Quality sleep is one of the cornerstones to healthy living. It improves your productivity, focus and patience. So, when I hear objections based on myths about sleep training, I am driven to correct them. As a parent, I am sure … Continue reading

baby starting to crawl and sleep disruptions

How Developmental Milestones Affect Sleep

As a sleep coach, I am honored to work with many different families and one thing that I’ve learned is that all babies are unique and reach milestones at their own time. When our baby reaches the next developmental milestone, … Continue reading

when to wean nighttime feedings

When Can I Wean At Night?

Feeding your baby, whether its breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, is a beautiful and amazing bonding experience, but at some point, it’s time to be done with this bonding in the middle of the night so your baby can get the solid … Continue reading

girl pinching dad's nose in bed

Can you Co-Sleep and Sleep Train?

When we first meet our baby, our instinct is to stay as close as we can. They are so small and defenseless. We desire to be in contact with them as much as possible and our babies love this attention … Continue reading

Why hire a sleep coach? Why not DYI it? What are the benefits of a sleep coach?

Why Hire a Sleep Coach?

When I tell people that I am a certified sleep coach, I often hear these questions: “Do I really need a sleep coach to get my child sleeping better?”, “I should be able to figure out this sleep thing on … Continue reading

Are baby sleep products worth it? Baby in rocking bed in nursery. Is it all needed?

Are Sleep Products Worth It?

We’ve all seen the commercials that claim a certain product is a ‘miracle’ cure, whether it’s the latest diet pill or stress reliever. We like solutions to our problems to be simple and immediate. The same is true when it … Continue reading

toddler sneaking out of room after bedtime

Keeping Your Toddler in Their Room

Toddlers are persistent! Once they set their mind onto something, they “need” it and will do everything in their power to obtain it - whether it is having that neglected toy that their older sister just picked up or escaping … Continue reading

is melatonin safe for kids. mom giving melatonin to daughter

Is Melatonin Safe for Kids?

Melatonin is recommended by homoeopathic experts as a safe, natural way to improve sleep, in other words, a sleeping aid. And in a lot of ways, that’s true, but there’s a whole lot more to understand about it before you … Continue reading

baby sad to go to sleep

Why is your baby afraid of their crib?

Can you relate to this scenario?  Your family has taken the initiative to develop better sleep habits and you’ve started enforcing your new sleep routine.  Then all of a suddenly on day 3, your little one has developed a new … Continue reading

Are white noise machines safe for babies? Baby with headphones on.

Are White Noise Machines Safe?

Recently, the safety of white noise machines has been raised in the news and on social media. And if you have been following my tips and advice about how to help your child to sleep through the night, you will … Continue reading