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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Why Does My Baby Wake Up at 3:00 AM?

That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask. Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold. Well, the truth is that it could be any of those things,…

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The Four Month Sleep Regression

As a professional sleep consultant, I hear the term “regression” used in regards to just about every imaginable circumstance. Essentially, if baby doesn’t sleep well for a couple of nights, parents start dropping the ‘R’ word. Some people subscribe to the idea that there’s an eight month regression, a 9 month regression, a 1 year…

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