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, [...]

Potty Trainer Sleep Trains

I have a guest blogger! Diana (below) sleep trained her daughter using The Baby Sleep Trainer Program + Support, and she in turn, helped my associate, Rachel, potty train her 3 year old boy. Read on for her experience, and also check out Rachel's experience with Diana's PooLogix program too! <3 -- I would like [...]

Sleep Training and Attachment

I tend to answer the same questions over and over again from clients reaching out for sleep training help. The one I get most often is, “Will sleep training harm my baby’s attachment to me as their mother?” Even once a mother knows logically that her child has a sleep issue and that everyone would [...]

Sleep Training Methods: Which is Best for Your Baby or Toddler?

Many parents wonder, which is the best sleep training method to use on my baby? I think it’s normal that families, mothers in particular, spend a lot of time researching different baby sleep training methods, since we live in a time where we have such a huge amount of information available to us 24/7. Sometimes [...]

How to Deal with the Stigma & Judgment of Sleep Training

As a sleep consultant I spend a tremendous amount of time disabusing people of their previous beliefs regarding sleep training. As any parent who has spent anytime in a parenting Facebook group, or googling anything about children and sleep, knows there’s A LOT of information out there. Most of it conflicts with each other and [...]

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Crying and Cortisol

A lot of anti-sleep trainers out there talk in depth about cortisol in relation to crying babies. The basic idea is that crying is stressful for babies, so their brains will flood their bodies with cortisol - the stress hormone - which causes long-term damage to the brain itself, plus a number of other issues. [...]