The Benefits Of Sleep

  Sleep has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery. From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we should have abandoned a few hundred thousand years ago. The fact that we fall into a near unconscious state for a third of our day, every day, leaving us…

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Back To School Tips

Back To School Tips   Alright, let me just start off here by saying, honestly and sincerely, no judgment for what might have gone down in the last couple of months. I know… I’m a child sleep consultant and you may think that I’m going to chastise you for the late bedtimes, unenforced rules, inconsistent…

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Is My Baby Waking Because She’s Hungry?

  Is My Baby Waking Because She’s Hungry? We’re all willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that our babies are properly nourished, obviously, but as anyone who’s been through this glorious journey of motherhood will tell you, kids are shrewd. They’re unimaginably clever. They will find ways to get what they want and…

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Summer Travel Tips

It can be very scary to take your young baby on vacation, especially when you’ve finally gotten them on a great sleep progress (12 hour nights). You can remember that it was just a few months ago that sleep was hell and you and your entire household were sleep deprived. Well I’m here to tell…

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Switching From A Crib To A Bed

When it comes to making the transition from a crib to a big-kid bed, there are two questions that need to be answered. The first is when, and the second is how. Now, if you’re reading this on my website, chances are that you came here looking for some advice about teaching your little one…

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Attachment Parenting & Sleep Training

 I’m hoping that I might be able to change some minds here today. It won’t be easy, obviously, because when is it ever? But on parenting issues, there are so many emotional ties and hardened beliefs that enter into the equation that make swaying someone’s nearly impossible. As parents, we bear an enormous responsibility. It’s…

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Eight Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety

Eight Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, parents are easily overwhelmed with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. As a sleep consultant, I see this all the time from parents whose babies aren’t sleeping well.…

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5 Common Myths About Baby’s Sleep

  I can clearly remember, like most mothers I’m sure, the very moment I gave birth to my first child. I was absolutely buried in feelings of love and gratitude. And then, about ten to fifteen seconds later, I was equally buried in advice, suggestions, and information. This was all thrown at me with the…

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