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

CTV News – Alanna’s Thoughts on the CIO Study

A New CIO Study - Alanna's Thoughts on the Findings I had the pleasure of speaking with CTV News on a recent Australian CIO study. It's findings claims that methods like graduated extinction and bedtime fading has no effect on parent/child attachment or results in the stress hormone cortisol for the babies. I was able ...

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Getting Your Toddler Sleeping – When It’s Time to Transition Naps

  The one question I get asked the most in regards to getting your toddler sleeping is how and when do I transition naps. Naps are one of the most important fundamentals of healthy sleep and sleeping through the night in infants and toddlers. Sleep equals sleep and the better rested a child is throughout the day the ...

Sleep Training Tool Box Part 4 – Sleep Training Method

It's Time to Choose Your Sleep Training Method Welcome to part 4 of our sleep training series - the sleep training method. You may be surprised this is the last ‘sleep tool’ we talk about, but because the creation of our baby's sleep habits is so close to completion this is where you really get ...

By | January 30th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep Training Tool Box Part 3 – Baby Bedtime Routine

Have You Created Your Baby Bedtime Routine? Welcome to part 3 of our Sleep Training Tool Box series and the next ‘sleep tool’: the baby bedtime routine. Thanks to part 1 of the series you have your environment all set up and ready to support sleep, and from part 2 you are putting your baby ...

By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sleep Training Tool Box Part 2 – The Circadian Rhythm Schedule

Time to Create Your Baby's Circadian Rhythm Schedule In part 1 of our Sleep Training Tool Box series we looked at how the sleep environment supports healthy sleep. Here in part 2 we are looking at how to work with your baby's circadian rhythm schedule to help sleep be as healthy and restorative as possible. ...

By | January 11th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

Will Sleep Training Work?

Will sleep training work? I had a blast sitting down with the girls, Catherine and Natalie from Social Common. We dived into the topic of sleep training. What is sleep training? How to properly sleep train? Does it really work? And what is sleep training in my home? We talked, we laughed, and we educated families ...

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Resources, TV|Tags: , |0 Comments

Four C’s of Setting Limits – Banish Toddler Bedtime Sleep Struggles

We’ve dealt with the biggies in Part 1 and 2 of Toddler Sleep Help. Part 3 will be discussing how we need to set limits with your toddler while implementing what I have already discussed. Setting limits can be the biggest struggle and for most of my parents toddler bedtime sleep struggles can be hard! I often ask parents to step back and ...