Archive for the “Toddler” Category

Quite often I receive new client forms in which a parent informs me that they have previously tried sleep training and it didn’t “work” for their child. Clearly they are open to trying again or they wouldn’t have reached out to me, but let’s discuss why their past attempt failed? Was it: A) Because they […]

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, […]