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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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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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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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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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