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Whether you call them the “Terrible Twos and Threes” or “Terrific Twos and Threes,” we all know that toddler life is crazy –  good crazy and messy crazy. With this new found independence and language often comes some sort of sleep regression or change in sleep patterns, and one great tool to introduce at this […]

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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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When we realized it was time to drop Olivia’s one and only nap, I knew we all still needed a mid-afternoon rest time. Although it certainly takes time, teaching, and practice, a great way to still give your child some resting time during the day (and you some space) is to establish a quiet time […]

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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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Although I’m the one trained in all things sleep, when I start working with a family, it’s important that they have some understanding of what’s actually happening with their child’s sleep so they better understand the whys behind what we’re doing. So here’s your crash course in both baby and adult sleep! Newborns Newborn sleep […]

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I’ve spoken with a lot of mom groups recently, and when we broach the topic of dropping naps altogether, I get some faces. I tell moms that it’s generally time to drop that final nap around age 3, although for some it comes as early as 2.5, and others might still be able to hang […]

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Hearing your child wake up and call out for you, or come to your room, before 6:00 am is the WORST! If you’re like me, you cringe if it’s before 7:00. But I’m sure we’ve all been there! Early morning wakings are so frustrating as a parent and they can take time to rectify, but […]

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Yep, you read that right. And I have photo evidence to prove it! Last summer, we got our two year old to nap on an airplane on three separate occasions! We took a trip out west with my family, followed by a visit to Canada to see Jason’s family, so lots of flying. I’m sure […]

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