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Quick Baby Sleep Tips

Baby Sleep Plans

Are you looking for a baby sleep plan? Your baby’s sleep routine changes at different stages of development. It’s the moment where you think you have your baby’s sleep figured out and all of a sudden they through you for a loop! Working with a Good Night Sleep Consultant provides you with an age appropriate sleep plan and support but also the education to become your own baby’s expert. Talk to a certified Good Night Sleep Consultant about our baby sleep plans.

Baby Sleep Schedules

Your baby was once on a terrific sleep schedule but now you find that your baby is waking more throughout the night or their naps are getting shorter and shorter or worse – disappearing altogether! It’s important to understand that there is no such thing as a perfect sleeper and while you can teach your baby healthy sleep habits, skills that they will keep with them forever, there will be bumps in the road. Sleep regressions like teething, travel, and learning new skills can cause some sleep disruptions for your baby. Learning to adjust the sleep schedule to accommodate your little one is something that your Good Night Sleep Consultant will educate you on. Speak to our certified baby consultants about the best baby sleep schedules for your little one.

 


 

 

Helping Your Child Through The Time Change

Twice a year we have the dreaded time change. This can throw our child's sleep off if we're not paying attention.  So, here are some tips to handle it whether moving "springing forward" or "falling ...

I Am Proud To Say: I Sleep Trained My Kids

I am Proud To Say: I Sleep Trained My Kids. ...We made the choice to work with a Sleep Consultant. What I loved from the beginning is that she worked with us to create a ...

The Bedtime Routine: What, When, Why and How?

I really love the bedtime routine, it is one of my favorite parts of the day. I mean it!  It is not because my kids are going to bed.  It is because I have found ...

5 Healthy and Easy Meals for Busy Evenings

"Mamma, so much is on our plates and sometimes with our busy schedules it is hard to fit everything in.  Making an elaborate, healthy dinner can be quite a chore sometimes. It is even harder when ...

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Bedtime, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Healthy and Easy Meals for Busy Evenings

Sleep Tips For New Parents: A Survival Guide

  "Congratulations on your new baby! Coming home with your first child can be amazing and overwhelming moment, all at the same time!  I can remember that day clearly.  I’m pretty sure that I will ...

Moving and Your Child’s Sleep

Moving.  No one likes moving.  If you are thinking about moving or already have a move scheduled you are probably also thinking about the massive change that is for your kids.  In such a change, ...

Your Child’s Sleep and the Family Vacation

I am so excited to announce that I am now a monthly contributor for Orlando Mom's Blog,  an online and offline community "of women raising kids in the Central Florida area."  They are part of ...

The Bedtime Routine With Multiple Kids

One question that I am asked often by parents who are expecting or have recently had their second child:  How do you do bedtime routines with both kids and still offer a nice soothing routine ...

How To Sleep Train A Baby With A Toddler At Home

As you approach sleep training your baby with your toddler, some questions may be circling in your head.  I have two boys who are 15 months apart.  When we were ready to sleep train our ...

Early to Bed, Later to Rise – Yes, Really, It’s True!

You might have heard once or twice: “Keep your baby up and he will sleep later.”  Have you tried it?  Does it work?  It may just be giving you the opposite of your desired effect.  ...

Top Baby and Toddler Sleep Myths: What Is The Truth?

As parents, sometimes we go to the internet, books, parents and friends to help point us in the right direction when parenting is new (even when it's not new).  We go looking for the right advice ...

Now That You’re A Parent, Is Sleep A Necessary Sacrifice?

As parents we make sacrifices, it’s just part of the job. All sacrifices we make for our kids are out of love. We give up most of our social lives. We give up time at ...

The Ins and Outs of Nap Transitions

Whether you want them to come or not, the nap transitions are coming.  At some point your little one will be ready to drop from 3 naps to 2, then from 2 to 1 and ...

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of Nap Transitions

Keeping Your Baby Safe While Sleeping

We work hard as parents to keep our babies safe from harm.  We baby-proof our homes.  We buckle them into car seats each time we go for a ride.  We ensure that when they begin ...

By | December 28th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Safe Sleep, Sleep Environment, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Keeping Your Baby Safe While Sleeping

Sleeping Well When Away From Home

You may be looking forward to the holiday season or perhaps even a vacation.  If the little ones are coming along with you, you may also be thinking about how to make sure that sleep ...

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Toddler Sleep, Travel & Jet Lag|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Sleeping Well When Away From Home

Flexibility and Balance – The 80 / 20 Rule

While getting out between naps is great, sometimes you need just a little more time together as a family or to go to an event. Whether it is the holiday season, you are going on ...

By | December 10th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Schedule, Sleep Schedules, Travel & Jet Lag|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Flexibility and Balance – The 80 / 20 Rule

Healthy Sleep: Sleepy Cues

Why is looking for sleepy cues so important? We want to make sure that we are catching our little one’s sleepy cues so that they can fall asleep easier.   The reason why catching the correct ...

Healthy Sleep: Sleep Schedules

When putting together the components of Healthy Sleep, a sleep schedule plays a very large part. The hours of sleep that your little one needs is also important.  Do you know how much sleep your child ...

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Schedule, Sleep Science, Sleep Training, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Healthy Sleep: Sleep Schedules

4 Month Sleep Regression

Yes, yes you will!  You’re here because you don’t know what happened to your sweet little sleeping baby. All of the sudden your baby not sleep like they used to. The long naps are gone ...

You have decided to sleep train…and you have questions…

  You have decided to sleep train your little one and you have some questions before you begin. How does one actually sleep train?  Is there just one method or are there many? How long ...

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on You have decided to sleep train…and you have questions…

Your family needs more sleep, but is sleep training right for your family?

Is sleep training right for your family? Perhaps you are having some late nights, early mornings, struggling with naps or all of the above. You're tired, your child is tired, your family is tired and ...

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Your family needs more sleep, but is sleep training right for your family?

Newborn Sleep: How To Start Off On The Right Foot

Congratulations on your new baby!  You may have questions in the first weeks on how to help your little one sleep better. It is great that you are thinking about sleep for your baby because healthy sleep habits can ...

By | July 30th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep Tips, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Newborn Sleep: How To Start Off On The Right Foot

Get Rid Of That Sleep Crutch, Once And For All

The sleep crutch: When our little ones first come into our lives, I think some of us are surprised that they don’t always “sleep like a baby,” as the old adage says. Often we are ...

Why I Became A Sleep Consultant

When we were getting ready for our first son to arrive, we had prepared in every way we could imagine. I am the type of person that likes to be fully prepared. We set up ...

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Baby Sleep, Baby Sleep, Sleep Training|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why I Became A Sleep Consultant