Sleep Training Tool Box Part 1 – Baby Sleep Environment

Have you set up the perfect baby sleep environment? Setting up the perfect baby sleep enviroment - it's not what you think about when you hear the term sleep training. Often when we think of sleep training we automatically think we need to choose a sleep training method. Should we try cry it out, or ...

By | January 5th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep Train Your Baby: What Age To Start?

This is one of the most common questions I’m asked as a sleep consultant. Is there a magical age to sleep train your baby? What if I start sleep training too late? What if I start too early? How soon is too soon? Google “baby sleep training” and you’ll find lots of articles, advice and ...

By | May 28th, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , |0 Comments

The 4 Month Sleep Regression – What it is and how to handle it

Sleep regressions. They’re one of the most challenging hurdles to overcome when you’re a sleep-deprived new parent. The 4 month sleep regression is natural and can be helped with a few sleep tips. One minute you have this perfect, little gorgeous baby who sleeps. And all is right with the world. Then, suddenly, your baby ...

How to Get Your Baby to Nap Longer

Ah, naps. Sweet, sweet naps. We love them as adults. So why don’t babies feel that way, too? If you’ve ever wondered how to get a baby to sleep for a long time, you’re not alone. The most common sleep complaint I hear is “Why won’t my baby nap?” Is this situation familiar to you? ...

By | April 12th, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Sleep Science|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Sleep Regressions – 4 Reasons Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping

If you’re one of the lucky few parents who have an almost mythological perfect angel baby who seems to love sleep no matter what’s going on in their little world, you don’t need to keep reading. For everyone else – if your baby suddenly isn’t sleeping as much or is waking up and not going ...

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Milestones & Regressions|Tags: |0 Comments

The 8-10 Month Sleep Regression – Overcome the Next Sleep Hurdle

You experienced the 4-month sleep regression and survived. (Hurray!) Now your baby is between 8-10 months old and yet another sleep regression has appeared. Yes, you may have to do it all over again. Why Is It Happening? This is an exciting time for babies. Many developmental milestones are being practiced. Your little one is ...

By | March 1st, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Milestones & Regressions|Tags: |36 Comments

How to Help Your Child Sleep During the Christmas Holiday

  It can be difficult to accommodate your normal sleep routine with the hustle and bustle of Christmas. The busy holidays are approaching and I get it. I have 3 kids and I struggle with the same issues as you. Over scheduled sleep deprived children leads to meltdowns and Grinch like behavior. With just a ...

Our Favourite Travel Sleep Products

It's always best to be prepared when travelling with your little one and restful sleep when away is one thing you want to make sure you pack for. A common question we are asked by parents is "how can we make sleep better for our children when we are away?" The best travel sleep products ...

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Sleep and Travel - #GoodNightTravel|Tags: |2 Comments

Practice the ABC’s of Safe Sleep to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

October is SIDS Awareness Month.  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the #1 cause of death for healthy infants under the age of 1 in Canada. To help reduce the risks of SIDS The American Academy of Pediatrics and The Canadian Paediatric Society recommend practicing the ABC's of Safe Sleep. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs, and in a Crib. ...

Next stop, the Overtired (Bedtime) Zone!

You are about to enter another dimension. A bedtime dimension that many parents believe their baby will show signs of a tired, fussy, or clingy child. Yet in this dimension the opposite is true. You see once you've missed that small drowsy bedtime window your child will go from tired and fussy into a journey ...

By | September 25th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Sleep Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments