Thinking of Making a Nap Transition?

To transition or not transition, that is very frequently the question.  Whether it be dropping the catnap, transitioning from two naps per day to one, or moving away from naps altogether, my advice is always to be thoughtful in your approach and patient with the process, whichever nap transition it may be. As a parent, ...

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Help Your Child Sleep Better at Daycare

To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine, everyone needs to be on board. Parents need to work with childcare providers so that they are aware of your usual routine and attempt to maintain it as much as possible. This will really help your child sleep better at daycare. We know that ...

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Getting Through A Toddler Sleep Strike

Often we see toddler sleep regressions happen to even the best of sleepers. When clients contact me regarding the toddler sleep strike happening at home, I first make sure sleep basics are being promoted.

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 ...

Toddler Sleep Help: Is it okay to use a night light?

Wondering if It's Okay to Use a Night Light for Your Toddler? It’s night time. You’re in a deep slumber. Your child is sleeping soundly. All is right with the world. Or so you thought. If you’ve ever been woken in the middle of the night by a scared child, you may have asked yourself ...

Getting Your Baby Ready for the Spring Time Change

Is Your Baby Sleep Ready for the Spring Time Change? The Spring time change is approaching and we move our clocks forward by one hour. Instead of rejoicing about more daylight and the fact that winter is almost over, parents everywhere await the horror. Yes, just when you have your baby on a great sleep ...

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 ...

Toddler Sleep Help – How to Sleep Through The Night

In Part 1 of Toddler Sleep Help I discussed the importance of early bedtimes and bedtime routines. Important components in healthy toddler sleep. Part 2 of our discussion will be focused on what happens with your child once you leave the room. Associations like the pacifier, sleeping in his bed, him sleeping in yours, and rocking him until ...

Early Bedtime and Bedtime Routines for Your Toddler

What if I told you there are steps you can take to eliminate nightly bedtime battles before you even leave your child's bedroom? Part 1 of Toddler Sleep Help explains how practicing an early bedtime and consistent bedtime routine can help eliminate common bedtime struggles associated with toddler sleep issues. Early Bedtime is Necessary It's ...

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 ...