So you know it's time to drop the nap, but that your child still needs time to rest and relax during the day. The answer is quiet time. Here's how to set it up.
Somewhere between 2.5 and 4 years, your little one will be ready to give up the nap. Check out these signs for readiness.
The witching hour is often the hardest part of the day for new parents and babies. Here's what you can do to help cope with it from a sleep perspective.
It's so hard to tell if your child is waking at night because they are hungry or because it has become a habit to eat in order to fall back asleep. Here are some ways to help you know which it is and what you can do if it is habit.
Learn why swaddling your newborn is a great idea and when it's time to phase it out.
The most common advice to teach your child to self-soothe is to lay him down drowsy, but awake. It definitely works when implemented correctly every single time, but if you miss the mark by even a few minutes, it's not going to work. Here are some alternative techniques to help with self-soothing skills.
These tips for a better night feeding can make all the difference in promoting better sleep for your baby.
Sleep props are almost always the greatest reason a baby, toddler, or child isn't sleeping well. Here's the information you need to know about sleep props and why they need to be eliminated.
Many parents claim their baby will not nap longer than 30 minutes unless they are holding him/her. If you are one these parents, I imagine you would love to change this so that you can have some time to yourself with TWO free hands! GREAT NEWS, you can actually have this! I lay it all out for you right here in this video. These are the steps you need to take for your baby to sleep longer intervals in the crib all by themselves.
Is your baby not sleeping? Have you read several books and tried the advice of your mommy friends? Don’t let your family lose anymore of the well-deserved sleep that you all need. Learn why hiring a sleep consultant can make all the difference!
Ever experience a time when your child was so utterly exhausted, but just wouldn't fall asleep? Most likely, overtiredness is playing a role. In this video I'll talk about the effects that overtiredness has on your child's quality of sleep and how to avoid it.
Parents with newborns, this video is for you! You can practice great sleep hygiene from the day you bring your baby home with you. These strategies set your sweet babe up for sleeping through the night naturally when he/she is ready to drop the night feedings.
What should you do when your child has a nightmare? What can you do to help prevent them from occurring so frequently? Today, I answer both of these questions for parents with young children.
Sleep training is not only for babies. If you have a toddler, preschooler, or elementary age child that needs you to lay in their bed to fall asleep and/or comes to your room in the middle of the night, these tips are for you.
Between travel, visitors, excitement, and the commotion, the holidays really are the easiest way for your child's great sleep to begin to slip. But with a bit of planning and mindfulness, you can preserve all of your child's great sleep habits.