Dads Can Help Mom Get a Good Night’s Sleep

By | 2018-06-24T00:41:27+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Congratulations! You’re a new dad! This is an exciting time for you and your partner. But it’s also a time when mom is going to need your support. Not only did she just grow a human being and get him out into the world, she’s now responsible for taking care of this little bundle of [...]

Sleep Coaching – Do You Have To Let Your Baby Cry?

By | 2018-05-27T19:24:05+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

When people ask me about what I do and how Good Night Sleep Site can help, the first question I get is almost always the same. “Do I have to let my baby cry"? This questions makes ME want to cry, as it perpetuates one of the biggest myths out there about sleep coaching. Unfortunately, [...]

What All New Parents Should Know About Sleep Training

By | 2018-04-29T22:16:42+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

New parents receive so much advice and information on what they should and shouldn’t do once their baby arrives.  Well-meaning friends and family members pass along what worked for them, what didn’t, what you MUST do and what you should avoid.  The tricky part about all this?  Every baby and every family is unique and [...]

Hiring A Sleep Consultant – The Tipping Point

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:56+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Baby Sleep|

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. [...]

Why Your Baby Cries When They Wake Up

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:02+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Baby Sleep, Naps|

I was recently asked by Catherine from Cat & Nat a great question and one that I'm asked frequently. “If my baby wakes up crying does it mean that they are still tired?” Why Your Baby Cries When They Wake Up If your baby wakes up screaming and crying there are likely 3 things going on: [...]

Sleep Training Methods 101

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:20+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Sleep Training|

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 [...]

CTV News – Alanna’s Thoughts on the CIO Study

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:29+00:00 May 29th, 2016|Resources, TV|

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 [...]

Sleep Training Tool Box Part 4 – Sleep Training Method

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:39+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|

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 [...]

Sleep Training Tool Box Part 2 – The Circadian Rhythm Schedule

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:40+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|

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. [...]