Archive for the “2 year olds” Category

How to Teach Babies and Toddlers to Fall Asleep With Fewer Tears? I was recently asked how to teach baby to sleep on his own without using the “cry out” method: No parent likes to hear his or her child cry. From the time they are born, we do everything we can to prevent them […]

No matter your child’s age, there are 5 key elements that if applied consistently lead to healthy sleep!  Here is our tough-love, no nonsense, guide to getting  your child’s sleep on track and keeping it there: I became a pediatric sleep consultant after having a terrible time getting my first child to sleep. After researching for tips and advice […]

Preschoolers: Naps or Rest Time?   I have some bad news: someday your child will no longer need a nap. I know – boo, hiss! Horror of horrors! Is this the end of what little free time you had?  How will your little angel remain an angel all the way to bedtime with no nap? The […]

Baby, toddler, preschooler, 3rd grader, highschooler, adult. No matter your age, sleep is one of our most important biological needs. As my favorite sleep guru Dr. Marc Weissbluth has said “Sleep is to the brain as food is to the body”. Our bodies regulate sleep in much the same way that they regulate eating, drinking, […]

Terrible Two’s at Nap Time Please check out my first guest blogger gig on Kansas City Mom’s Blog – click here for original post! Around age two, many children start to have periods of nap regression. In fact, I went through one with my toddler just last week. It is indeed very frustrating when your norm changes so […]

Our article “5 Reasons Why Your Child Is Not Sleeping Through the Night!” featured in the inaugural edition of  LADY SAVANT: The Little Black Book for the Savvy Mom Spring will be upon us soon – before we know it buds will be forming on the arms of the trees and crocuses will be popping up out […]

Do you have an early bird?  Our tips to teach your child it’s better to wait until later to catch the worm! I receive at least one email a week from a flustered parent whose child is waking every day at 5a.m.  Their child is otherwise a great sleeper – going to sleep easily at […]