Hiring A Sleep Consultant – The Tipping Point

Sometimes it’s not easy to know where to start.  Particularly when you’re not quite sure how you got where you are or where it is, quite exactly, that you are.  What started as the most natural and appropriate thing in the world (nursing, rocking, swaying, or soothing your baby to sleep) has now become completely ineffective. ...

Moving Out Of The Crib Too Early Won’t Save Your Sleep (or Sanity)

As a family sleep consultant, one of the most common issues I see is when moving out of the crib has happened too early and now the child is having a lot of trouble getting to sleep and/or staying asleep. Creepy middle-of-the-night visits begin to occur at the parents’ bedside at night or bedtime itself becomes a ...

How To Introduce A Toddler Clock

Using a toddler clock has become a more popular “tool” in a parent’s sleep tool kit and I have to admit that I am a huge fan.  When solidifying sleep rules with a toddler or preschooler, the clearer our expectations and the simpler we are able to communicate them, the less our toddlers tend to resist ...

Grumpy After A Nap

Many little ones will be grumpy after a nap if they have not gotten enough sleep. If your child is often waking at the dreaded 45-minute mark and doing so quite unhappily, check out Good Night Sleep Site's strategies for how to lengthen naps. But what about babies and toddlers who are getting plenty of sleep ...

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Better Sleep For Kids – Bring Back Bedtime

A good night sleep starts at bedtime. And its time to bring back bedtime. Due to our busy lives and pure exhaustion, we are often rushing through our children's bedtime. Adults are craving to have a few minutes to ourselves before we flop into bed completely sleep deprived. When focusing on better sleep for kids, ...

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Toddler Behaviour Issues – Sleep Issues Can Be The Cause

Are Your Toddler Behaviour Issues Due to Missed Sleep? We all know that not getting enough sleep can turn the sweetest kid into a whining, irritable shadow of himself the next day (the same also applies to a lot of adults). A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics (JAMA ...

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments