Helping Your Child After a Bad Dream: A 3-Step Guide

Imagine you are 7 years old: You wake from a bad dream where giants snatch you and your little sister out of your beds to take you away and eat you! Pretty terrifying, right? Well, this was my daughter’s dream last night (thanks to the children’s book The BFG she read at school)! Nightmares are a common occurrence in childhood, … Read More

Surviving the 4-Month-Old Sleep Regression

Suddenly, your baby who was once a sleep champ is now fighting sleep and waking more frequently at night. Welcome to the infamous 4-month sleep regression! As a Pediatric Sleep Consultant, I’ve guided countless families through this challenging phase, so rest assured, you’re not alone. In fact, this “regression” is actually a sign of your baby’s healthy development. Let’s navigate … Read More

12-Month Sleep Regression

Happy first birthday! 🥳 Your gift is the 12-month sleep regression…just kidding! But in all seriousness, you did it! You kept a little human alive for one whole year! That is a serious accomplishment so give yourself a high five and grab a yummy snack before diving in to learn about the 12-month sleep regression.  Something important I want you … Read More

Is In-Home Sleep Training Support Right for You?

All the Feels It’s night 1 of sleep training, you’re determined to make sleep better for your family, you know it’s what you want, but you’re feeling anxious…worried…nervous maybe even scared about the night to come. Maybe any sort of crying is really triggering for you. Now picture this: Instead of going at it alone you have me, by your … Read More

The Crib to Bed Transition

So you’re thinking it’s time to make the leap from a crib to a bed? To make the crib to bed transition, preparation is key! Follow these steps and you’ll be ready to go! Timing is Everything When it comes to the crib to bed transition, timing is truly everything and I’m not just talking about age but that is … Read More

3 to 2 Nap Transition 

The good news is the 3 to 2 nap transition is one of the easiest if you do it right…and I’m going to tell you exactly how to do it!  Before we dive in, I want you to keep in mind that all of this advice is based on your little one having independent sleep skills. If they don’t, then … Read More

8 Month Sleep Regression

During my new mom, pre-sleep consultant years, I didn’t even know that a sleep regression was a thing. Cue my baby turning 8 months old and sleep getting even worse than it was before.  And trust me, it had been bad for months prior to the 8 month sleep regression. I was at the end of my rope so we … Read More

The 2 Year Old Sleep Regression 

Terrible twos? Nope, not here! I prefer “tenacious twos” or “terrific twos”. Two year olds are so darn cool! They’re coming into their own, showing off their personalities, craving independence and autonomy all while they’re growth and development is exploding! Whoa, right?! That’s a lot! Plus with all of that amazing development, we commonly see the 2 year old sleep … Read More

18-Month Sleep Regression: Getting Sleep Back on Track

Your sweet baby is now a full blown toddler by 18-months old! It’s been smooth sailing with sleep and then the 18-month sleep regression hits and your little one is suddenly waking multiple times at night, fighting bedtime and skipping naps! Exhausting! Let’s dive into the causes and what to do to get through the 18-month sleep regression.  The most … Read More

2 to 1 Nap Transition

The 2 to 1 nap transition can be a doozy. Your little one now has to go from being awake for about 3-4 hours at a time to 5-6 hours at a time. That’s a big jump but don’t worry I’ve got you covered!  Before we dive in, I want you to keep in mind that all of this advice … Read More