Talking To Your Kids About Diversity, Difference, Acceptance, and Inclusion

I am THRILLED to bring you this guest blog post by Dr. Siggie Cohen, PhD (@dr.siggie), about talking to your kids about diversity, difference, acceptance and inclusion. This topic is very important, and the advice she provides is so accessible and easy to implement. A little About Dr. Siggie Dr. Siggie Cohen is known as [...]

By |2020-11-02T12:30:53-08:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

7 Reasons Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping Well At Night

Baby not getting enough sleep at night? Or are you feeling the effects of sleep deprivation yourself? It can feel so daunting to try and pinpoint why sleep has escaped your home. If you have a newborn (baby is under 16 weeks old), I have lots of free resources for you to check out. And [...]

How I Learned What Kind of Parent I Wanted to Be

One of my FAVORITE quotes about parenthood goes something like, “I will never be as good of a parent as the one I was before I had kids.” As someone who’s worked with thousands of parents, here’s what I’ve learned... The type of parent who you think you want to be before you have kids [...]

By |2020-10-06T14:19:48-07:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What Should Baby Wear to Sleep?

There are many questions (many) questions parents ask themselves in the first weeks and months of their child’s lives. One important question that comes up quite often is what should baby wear to sleep? You don’t want them in clothes that are too warm, and you don’t want them cold. Then factor in the seasons [...]

By |2019-11-25T14:33:46-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sleep FAQs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Daycare and Sleep Training

Many families who wish to sleep train encounter the conundrum of how to create and maintain healthy sleep habits while their child attends daycare. Spoiler alert: daycare and sleep training can absolutely go together! Or, perhaps you are considering the different care options for your child for when you return to work. (And daycare is [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:10:02-07:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Training|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Why Is It So Hard to Advocate For Yourself?

I am a big (BIG!) fan of something called Orange Theory. If you’re not familiar, OT is a circuit-based, one-hour, drop in workout studio. Earlier this year I decided to once again try to incorporate exercise into my lifestyle. I am not exaggerating when I say that I hate(d) exercise. (And the outdoors, but that’s [...]

By |2019-09-12T14:29:05-07:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Back to School Routines

You know how there are some parts of who you are that are just unabashedly you? Some of us are pensive, or talkative, or good at math, or have excellent penmanship. Well, I am really great at being organized, and I thrive on routines! Summer is fantastic, and I love every second of it. But, [...]

What Surprised You Most About Motherhood (Sleep Edition!)

One of the greatest benefits of working so closely with new mothers is never really forgetting the “baby” stage. (Even though my own kids are school-aged.) Working with mothers of infants and toddlers helps me remember how challenging (and crazy and beautiful) the transition into motherhood can be. My own expectations for motherhood were so [...]

By |2019-08-22T22:25:17-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How I Overcame Postpartum Anxiety

I can’t speak of how I started Baby Sleep Trainer without discussing my struggle to overcome post partum anxiety. Hands down, the 8 months after I gave birth to my first child were the darkest of my life. In retrospect, I think my anxiety stemmed from two issues. First, I am a type A person. [...]

By |2019-08-22T20:25:55-07:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Get Dad on Board With Sleep Training

If you're here, you're wondering how to get Dad on board with sleep training. But before I answer that question... I generally shy away from assuming families using the Baby Sleep Trainer online courses follow the “traditional” family model. I’m talking about where Mom is the baby’s primary caretaker. (And is not the main breadwinner.) [...]

Top 3 Tips for Baby Sleep Safety

Sleep safety is paramount at Baby Sleep Trainer. For all the unfounded concerns about sleep training and crying, I often wish families would be more concerned about their child’s sleep environment. Especially since once a child is sleep trained, they’ll be spending about 12 hours overnight in their crib, and around 2-3 hours each day. [...]

By |2019-07-06T13:41:45-07:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Sleep FAQs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments