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Sleep Training – What To Do When Things Don’t Go As Planned

Your baby is waking up in the middle of the night. You’re beyond exhausted! So, you did your research and decided to hire an infant sleep coach. While looking online, you read raving reviews about how other’s babies started sleeping 11-12 hours per night within a couple of nights of …

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Adjusting Baby’s Sleep Schedule with the Time Change

We’re gaining an hour of sleep! If only our babies were onboard with this idea. Instead of the usual 6am wake-up, you may find yourself up at 5am! The end of daylight saving time means an adjustment to your baby’s sleep schedule is needed. So, how can we make this …

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Tips for Overcoming Jet Lag with your Baby

Traveling across several time zones is exhausting as an adult, never mind having a baby in tow. However, it isn’t impossible and I’d like to salute all parents who have the courage and determination to travel with a little one. One of the biggest battles with travel is dealing with …

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Finding Purpose in the Struggles of Motherhood

Meet Brookelynn… A mom of two, who is honest and forthright about the hardships and struggles of being a new mom. Motherhood isn’t all Instagram worthy photos or coffee dates with friends, it’s hard, it’s messy and it can be lonely. I had the honor working with Brookelynn and her …

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10 Tips for Juggling Bedtime Routines

Introducing your new baby to their siblings is a precious moment. The older siblings have been waiting for a ‘long time’ for the baby to finally come out of your belly. The sparkle in their eyes is heartwarming. But how is your older child going to react after the initial …

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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 you’ve heard, “they’re only little once, enjoy this time”, or …

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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, it’s common to tell the grandparents, the aunts, the cousins …

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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 sleep they need. At what point should you wean at …

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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 and protection. Often this desire to protect extends to night …

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