Sleep Tips for Starting Daylight Savings Time

Sleep Tips for Starting Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings – Spring Daylight savings time is coming up this weekend. Most parents don’t mind it so much in the fall when they gain an extra hour, but it sends fear through people’s bones when they hear they are going to have to lose an hour of sleep! Every...
Can You Co-Sleep and Sleep Train?

Can You Co-Sleep and Sleep Train?

I get it. I really do. After all, I’m a mother myself. The absolutely primal and uncontrollable impulse to stay close to your baby is so deeply rooted in our DNA that it’s almost frightening sometimes. I’m sure evolutionary defensive instincts are what’s at play in...
Managing Developmental Milestones

Managing Developmental Milestones

As a mother myself, as well as a sleep consultant whose nine to five job consists of meeting with the parents of babies and toddlers, I’ve come to the inescapable conclusion that babies, as a rule, are complicated creatures. I’ve always gotten a giggle from Matthew...
Sleep Tips for Ending Daylight Savings

Sleep Tips for Ending Daylight Savings

I love the fall season, it makes me so happy because I get to watch football, see the leaves turn beautiful colors, go to pumpkin patches with the kids and fill my home with all the lovely and abundant fall scents. However… As a sleep consultant, the one thing...
Why Your Baby Will Never Sleep Through the Night

Why Your Baby Will Never Sleep Through the Night

That’s right, I said it. Your baby will never sleep straight through the night. And neither will you, for that matter. In fact, pretty much anyone who isn’t heavily sedated before going to bed can expect to wake up multiple times in the night. This isn’t due to...
No Toys In The Crib

No Toys In The Crib

If you’re like most parents, you probably can’t take more than a couple of steps in your house without tripping over a doll, a stuffed animal or a Tonka truck. You are most likely more than familiar with the sensation of getting those hard, tiny Lego pieces embedded...