Archive for the “6 Month 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 […]

Your Child’s Ideal Sleep Environment Are you expecting a little bundle of joy and looking for advice in planning your nursery?  Or perhaps you are looking to revamp your child’s room to create the optimal sleep environment?  Here are some tips to have everything in place so your baby’s room can be the perfect nursery and […]

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 […]

APRIL FOOLS! If only it were that easy…I would happily be out of a job and we would have a world of well rested children.  Here is the thing, changing up your child’s sleep routine and teaching them healthy sleep habits is less complicated than you may think.  No – it’s not a simple as dusting […]

The Third Nap – a “bonus” nap which is simply used to keep your baby rested until bedtime.  It is the only nap that doesn’t serve an actual biological purpose or occur during a circadian rhythm.  Naps one and two occur during one of your baby’s biological sleep waves and actually serve two different biological […]