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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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“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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Whether your baby was a pretty good newborn sleeper or not, her physical sleep will change come four months old (hello, four month regression!). Because babies’ sleep goes through a big adjustment, our approach to their sleep should adjust, too. So here are my top four tips for babies ages 4-17 months. (Much of this […]

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Before having kids, I LOVED when it was time to fall back every year, because that meant an extra hour of sleep! And who doesn’t love more sleep?? As a parent, however, daylight savings makes us shake our fists at whoever decided it was a good idea to change the clocks twice a year, and […]

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“When can I get my baby on a schedule??” This is a question most new parents ask at some point in their parenting journey. For newborns and young babies, awake windows will dictate the schedule and routine. It’s after the two nap transition, however (usually around 7-8 months), that many babies are ready for a […]

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Did you know that you can sleep train AND still give your child night feedings? The two don’t have to be mutually exclusive! Sleep training is all about teaching our babies and children how to fall asleep independently (without props!), so that as they experience naturally occurring wake-ups in the night, they are able to […]

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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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