Sleep Training 101

Let’s talk sleep training! First, what is it? Sleep training is any method used to teach a child how to sleep independently. Let’s dive into some basics. Then, we’ll chat about methods. The Basics When is the right time to sleep train? First, consider your baby’s age! Are they 4 months adjusted or older? Then, yes this could be the … Read More

Handling Your Little One’s Sleep on July 4th

July 4th is just around the corner! BBQs, swimming, and late night fireworks are the perfect way to spend the day but what about your little one’s sleep schedule?!? I’ve got you covered! I’m sharing all of my tips on handling your little one’s sleep on July 4th. You can enjoy the holiday and preserve your kiddo’s sleep! Daytime Sleep … Read More

Daylight Savings Time Spring Forward 2022

On Sunday March 13, 2022 Daylight Savings Time ends as we “spring forward”. At 2 am our clocks will jump to 3 am resulting in us “losing” an hour of sleep!  This means if your child normally wakes at 7 am, the clock will now show 8 am (if you do nothing to prepare). This also means when bedtime rolls … Read More

How To Read Your Baby’s Sleepy Cues

If you have a little one, you’ve certainly heard of sleepy cues but you also might be a little confused because not all sleepy cues mean the same thing. Let’s talk about how to read your baby’s sleepy cues and why they matter! Here we go! Early Sleepy Cues: Start My Sleep Routine, Please! When you start seeing these early … Read More

Mindfulness and Sleep Training

I’ve been practicing Mindful Parenting (AKA gentle, respectful, conscious, or positive parenting) for over 3 years now. And yes, I used the word “practice” with intention. I am not perfect at it (at all!) and truly do practice every day. Some days I’m more successful than others. (There’s no such thing as a perfect parent but that’s for another post.) … Read More

How to Create the Ideal Sleep Environment

I found out I was pregnant and I immediately said, “I have to create the ideal sleep environment for my baby”! Totally kidding—that literally did not even cross my mind. Instead, I immediately took to Pinterest. Being one of four daughters myself, I always wanted to be a girl mom. I imagined a beautiful nursery with pink ruffles, floral prints, … Read More

Your Child’s Sleep This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here! We’ve got Hanukkah, Christmas and 2023 right around the corner! (How the heck did that happen?!) I love this time of year. It brings so many opportunities to make memories with family and celebrate. But it also brings lots of commitments, stress and events which can create some disruptions in sleep. Preserve your child’s sleep … Read More

Daylight Saving Time Sleep Tips for Fall Back

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is coming to an end on Sunday November 6, 2022 (insert scary sound effect here!). If you’re a parent of young kids (like I am) you’re thinking it’s going to wreak havoc on your kiddo’s sleep. Let me reassure you– if your little one is currently sleeping well, the time change won’t be as hard as you … Read More