Discover everything you need to know about sleep training your baby or infant in a safe and nurturing way.

How to Get Dad on Board With Sleep Training Support

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. In this dynamic, it’s also assumed Dad works outside the home in paid employment. Many times Mom does some sort [...]

How Much Crying is Too Much?

Families often ask me, “How much crying is too much crying?” Of course, what they’re really asking is… When I put my baby down awake at the beginning of sleep training, and they protest falling asleep without help by crying, how long is it okay for them to cry? This implies an underlying assumption that [...]

How To Stay Calm When Sleep Training

We talk a lot about how to sleep train babies, when to start, and even how to make sure your baby’s attachment to you remains unaffected during the process. But, we’ve never discussed how to make sure you (usually Mom) can maintain her composure and calmness while sleep training. The reality is that no matter [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:26:04-07:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: How To Be Successful|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Baby Sleep Training for Toddlers

When parents hear the term “sleep training,” most will likely picture an infant going through the process of learning how to sleep through the night. However, what many people don’t realize is that children of all ages often need (and could benefit from) sleep training - even toddlers. Sleep training is the process by which [...]

By |2019-06-04T14:42:45-07:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |2 Comments

What Is Baby Sleep Training?

I’m not aware of any other commonly used term that has so many varied definitions as the phrase “sleep training.” Various people will discuss the subject without realizing they have wildly different definitions of the term! Even pediatricians and sleep experts mean different things when they discuss the topic. In other blogs, we've established why [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:37:49-07:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Getting Started|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 |2019-05-22T17:30:39-07:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: How To Be Successful|Tags: |0 Comments

Sticking to a Check-In Time

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

By |2019-06-07T13:41:44-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: How To Be Successful|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 trouble [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:11:18-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: How To Be Successful|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How Does Baby Sleep Training Work?

Nowadays, the first place almost everyone goes when they have a question is to a search engine. From there, we’re all familiar with the rabbit hole of information and links we encounter. When considering how does baby sleep training work, families might first find related articles on why it’s important to sleep train, or even [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:27:25-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: |0 Comments

Why Sleep Train My Baby?

When I started Baby Sleep Trainer years ago, I never knew helping families get their babies to sleep through the night and take healthy naps would still be my life’s work and passion years into the future. Sometimes I forget that parents ask themselves every day, “Why sleep train my baby?” Let’s focus on some [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:34:59-07:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Getting Started|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 when a mother knows logically that her child has a sleep issue. And that everyone would [...]