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“Never wake a sleeping baby.” My guess is that most of you have heard this piece of advice at one time or another, and if you haven’t, you just wait! While I certainly don’t enjoy waking a sleeping child, sometimes it’s necessary, so here are 4 reasons I tell parents to wake their sleeping kiddos: […]

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Creating a baby registry is one of the most fun and also most stressful things I’ve ever done. There are so many amazing products out there, how in the world are you supposed to choose? What is a “must have”? What might be fun but unnecessary? Which brands are better? One of the many categories […]

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Some of the most common questions around sleep training are, “Will my baby have to cry?” “How long will my baby cry?” “Do I have to let her cry it out?” And for some this is an uncomfortable conversation, because no one loves to hear their baby cry. To be completely honest, sleep training will […]

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“They are very regimented about their sleep.” “She’s going to sleep already?! Didn’t she just wake up?!” “Does it really have to be that dark?” “You need to chill out.” These are just a few comments we’ve heard from family members while on our journey with sleep. It would be easy to let these comments […]

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With the school year quickly approaching (although it will look very different this year), many of you are preparing to send your child to daycare for the first time, or back to daycare after an extended period of time away. For some of you this is super exciting, while others are nervous. And I know […]

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I don’t know about you, but I love sleeping during a heavy rain. I’m thankfully a pretty heavy sleeper and don’t often wake to storms, but sometimes thunder is just so loud it startles me out of my sleep. As an adult, it may keep me up for a few minutes, but I’m always able […]

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I’ve had friends cancel travel plans because their child’s sleep is such a challenge and they don’t want to risk it getting worse. OR they go on vacation and are miserable the whole time because no one gets any sleep. Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way! Sure, your child’s sleep might not […]

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If you’ve heard me talk sleep for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard me talk about the importance of your child’s room being DARK – we’re talking, I-can’t-see-my-hand-in-front-of-my-face dark. Although there are many blackout curtains on the market, I have found that very few actually black out a room (talk about a sleep consultant’s […]

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The most well-known sleep regression is the four month regression, and now that we know what it is and why it happens, you might be wondering about all of the other regressions you’ve heard about! First of all, what is a sleep regression? A sleep regression can be characterized by a change happening in your […]

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Did the mere title of this post make the hairs on the back of your neck stand straight up? Those who have heard of the four month regression dread those words. My now toddler was a pretty good sleeper as a newborn. However, around that four month mark is when her sleep went downhill, and […]

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