Sleep Training Tool Box Part 1 – Baby Sleep Environment

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:40+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Sleep Training Series|

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 [...]

Will Sleep Training Work?

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:41+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Resources, TV|

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:43+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Setting Limits, Toddler Sleep|

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

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:44+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Sleep Props & Associations, Toddler Sleep|

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

By | 2019-02-02T02:20:19+00:00 June 28th, 2015|Bedtime, Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|

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 Get Your Baby to Nap Longer

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:47+00:00 April 12th, 2015|Baby Sleep, Naps, Sleep Science|

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? [...]

Practice the ABC’s of Safe Sleep to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

By | 2016-09-13T14:57:00+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

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. [...]

Video – When Should I Start Sleep Training?

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:54+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Resources, TV|

A common question I'm asked from parents is "when should I start sleep training?" I share my advice and tips on when is the right time to start and why.   Subscribe to Good Night Sleep TV here to be kept up-to-date on all upcoming shows. Alanna McGinn is a Certified Sleep Consultant and Founder of Good [...]

The 1 Thing You Must Do When Starting Daycare

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:55+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Bedtime, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

When I'm asked "my child is starting daycare, what should I do?" the one piece of advice I give is make bedtime earlier for the first few weeks. You have to understand that when we go through major transitions we could all use some extra sleep. When our little ones are getting adjusted to a [...]