Healthy Sleep For Your Baby Without the Guilt

Craving healthy sleep for your baby doesn’t have to come with a side of guilt. Sleepless nights are synonymous with the early weeks of parenting. Almost a rite of passage. An expected, but completely unprepared for how bone-numbing tiring it can actually be, rite of passage Sleep, or lack thereof, is quite commonly one of ...

I Did CIO With My Kids & They Still Love Me

A new study led by Michael Gradisar from Flinders University in Australia states that sleep training methods graduated extinction (yes, crying may be involved)

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sleep Training Methods 101

You are ready to sleep train, but the information out there can be overwhelming and discouraging. Which sleep training method should you choose? Not to worry, sleep training doesn’t need to be so hard! Often when we think of sleep training we think we need to choose the method and that’s the only thing we ...

Top 10 Baby Sleep Myths Busted

Sleep is one of the most confusing topics for new parents and the information out there on how to help your baby sleep better is everywhere.

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Stop Trying to Teach Your Baby to Self-Soothe

Self-soothing. You’ve read every article you can on it and your head is swimming with the difference of opinions.

How to Help Your Baby Get the Best Daycare Sleep

Wondering How to Help Your Baby Get the Best Daycare Sleep? Most working parents rely on daycare at some point in their child’s pre-school years, and whether you use a home-based daycare or a larger daycare centre, the reality is that your child’s sleep could be affected. Some babies and toddlers are very adaptable and ...

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Schedule|Tags: , |2 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

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. ...