Archive for the “Newborns” Category

In honor of World Breast Feeding Week, I thought I would discuss two topics near and dear to me: Sleep & Breast Feeding. With my occupation, it is a no brainer that I love all things sleep. However, it may surprise you that breast feeding is also way up there in my priority list. Why […]

Well Rested Sleep Tip: 4 Reasons to Resolve to Make Your Child’s Sleep a Priority in 2016 Eat better, exercise more, curse less – these are all great resolutions and ones that most of us have made in the past. But have you ever resolved to get more sleep? If not, that should be your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yesterday, fellow founder Heather Hartzell sent me this NY TIMES Mother Load Opinion Piece – Sleep Training at 8 Weeks: ‘Do You Have the Guts?’.  Sleep training at 8 weeks?  With such a sensational headline, I had to read it right away.  My immediate reaction as a mom and a pediatric sleep consultant was “hell no, I […]