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Success Story: Becki Collette

Welcome to our sleep training success stories! Each week we invite a previously EXHAUSTED mom or dad to share their sleep training success with you! Becki Collette, mother to 2 year old Porter, sleep trained with me when Porter was 6 months old. Here is their story….. Photo Credit: Becki Collette I finally [...]

By |2019-02-16T19:29:50+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Success Story: Katie Stein

Welcome to our sleep training success stories! Each week we feature a family who has been through it, survived, and is finally thriving with more sleep and less stress! Katie Stein, mother to 2 year old Daphne, sleep trained with me at 4 months old. Here is their story….. Photo credit: Katie Stein [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:19:44+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Success Story: Stephanie Gyamfi

Welcome to our sleep training success stories! Each week we will feature a family who has been through it, survived, and is finally thriving with more sleep and less stress! Stephanie Gyamfi, mother to 4 year old Joey Gyamfi, sleep trained with me at 5 months old. Here is their story... Photo Credit: Stephanie [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:21:13+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Starting Your Day at the Same Time Is Vital!

Parents seldom realize how vital the start time of each day is in setting their child up for success during sleep training, and beyond. If your child starts their day at inconsistent times each morning, they will never be able to have consistent nap times. Read on to discover my top tips for starting your day at the same time successfully! Photo Credit: Studio 7024 What Time to [...]

By |2019-01-29T13:47:31+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why Sleep Train for Naps and Nighttime at the Same Time

One of the biggest mistakes I always try to keep parents from making when sleep training is separating nap and night training from one another. Some popular sleep training methods even advocate for doing nights first, then days! As you can already tell, I have strong feelings about the correct way to approach this. Read on [...]

Sticking to a Check-In Time

While it seems there are a vast array of varying sleep training methods to pick from, many of them are almost identical when you read closely in between the lines. Nearly every popular sleep training method involves putting your child down awake, visiting with them in some form or fashion while they protest falling asleep, [...]

Having Realistic Expectations When Sleep Training your Child

It can be hard to sleep train your child! Not as hard as all those nights of poor sleep - but going through the process of teaching your child to sleep unassisted, is definitely up there on the list of "tricky parenting tasks." As someone who has dedicated my life to supporting families who have [...]

Why Won’t My Baby Nap?

As a sleep coach, I get a lot of short, general questions, which often require me to ask a number of follow up questions. This question, “Why won’t my baby nap?” is one of the ones I get most often. The truth is, there might be many reasons your baby isn’t napping, and I think [...]

Beginners Guide to Swaddling

I have this very distinct memory of my first child, Olive, breaking out of her swaddle when she was just 3 weeks old.  The girl needed to be swaddled, or else she wouldn't really sleep, and I was at my wits end.  Along came my friend Morgan Olson who shared her incredible swaddling technique. I [...]

By |2017-04-11T16:37:09+00:00October 7th, 2012|Categories: Swaddling|Tags: , |5 Comments

A Few Words on Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, by Dr. Marc Weissbluth (HSHHC) is hands down my favorite child sleep book.  There are many others that offer great methods and programs, but none come close to flat out convincing a parent that doing, and sometimes sacrificing, whatever it takes to instill excellent sleep habits in a child is [...]

By |2017-04-13T12:53:51+00:00September 29th, 2012|Categories: Science of Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , , |1 Comment