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Have you ever laid your child down for a nap and then stressed about what to do with the next 30-40 minutes, knowing that it won’t be long before your little one will be awake again? I’ve definitely been there! If you have children, my guess is that you’ve struggled with short naps at some […]

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The “car nap” – some parents love it as it provides momentary reprieve for a moment of silence, others dread it as it has the potential to disrupt an entire day of a good sleep routine. Whether your baby falling asleep while on a drive is a matter of going with the flow or stresses […]

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I absolutely love this time of year and the excitement that builds as the holidays draw near, however there is also a lot of hustle and bustle that can come with it that can prove stressful. And with this year looking especially different as we’re still in […]

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Yep, you read that title right! Stay with me… If you’ve done some research on baby and child sleep, you’ve likely heard the term “sleep prop”; a sleep prop is anything your child needs outside of themselves in order to fall and stay asleep. The most common sleep props are nursing/bottle feeding, rocking, patting, singing, […]

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As a mama of “singles,” I know how tiring those early days, especially, are with an infant, and I so admire the families who do it with twins (and triplets or more!). While sleep can be challenging enough as it is with just one baby, it can be all the more daunting with multiples, but […]

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My girls are 3 and 1, and as of about two months ago, they are room sharing. And it’s been great! But let me tell you, even with great sleepers and even as a sleep consultant, I was NERVOUS! We live in a two bedroom basement apartment, and although having Avery in our room was […]

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When I work with families one-on-one, I often start my plans by saying that naps tend to be the hardest part of the sleep puzzle. We almost always see bedtime start clicking into place within just a few days, however naps often take longer, and if we’re in the middle of or coming upon a […]

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Growing up, my brother and sister had special blankets, my other sister had a stuffed animal, and I had my pillow – we were all attached to them when it came to sleep! I’m pretty sure both of my sisters still have theirs, my mom hid my brother’s in fear that he’d one day throw […]

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We are so excited to team up with Lauren in this guest blog post. In this article, we will take Lauren’s recommendations and show you how to practice and work toward a consistent, predictable bedtime routine using a visual schedule and of course… PLAY! Lauren recommends the following bedtime routine for kiddos ages ~2-5 years […]

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“She just rubbed her eyes!” I remember having friends over when Olivia was 3ish months old, and my friend caught an eye rub that I didn’t see and she wanted to make sure I knew. RUN! She’s tired, avoid overtiredness, go lay her down, GOOOOO! I didn’t know much about sleep at the time, but […]

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