About Jamie

Jamie is a certified Family Sleep Institute Sleep Consultant with Good Night Sleep Site. Proud Mama of two. Jamie realized that her interest in helping change some of her son’s sleep habits actually turned into a passion and she happily joined the Good Night team with her mission being to help families succeed as she did.

 When she is not working, Jamie enjoys family time with her husband, sons and golden retriever.

How To Prevent & Survive Jet Lag: 10 Tips &Tricks

By | 2019-09-01T00:55:58+00:00 September 1st, 2019|Adult Sleep|

You have booked your trip, and you are heading to a new time zone. Jet lag is no fun so I am sharing 10 tips and tricks to help you adjust to the new time zone and feel better rested so you can enjoy your time.   1) If you are travelling east, try to [...]

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Should the Bedroom Door Be Opened or Closed for Sleep

By | 2019-07-29T11:57:52+00:00 July 29th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

Families often ask me if it is okay to keep the door open for sleep. My suggestion is to close the door completely and there are a few reasons for that: 1) It will keep the noise out of your child's bedroom. I don't suggest tiptoeing around when you do sleep training. Close the door [...]

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Podcast: Surviving Open Houses and Showings Without Losing Sleep

By | 2019-07-26T19:45:52+00:00 July 26th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Selling your property with children in the house can be challenging. The inconvenience of accommodating open houses and showings at all hours, and on short notice will often interfere with meals, family events and nap and bedtime. Declining a showing because of the inconvenient timing can be detrimental to the sale of your house too. [...]

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Bring on the Fireworks and Protect Your Child’s Sleep

By | 2019-06-28T03:02:05+00:00 June 25th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

Summer is here and that means lots of celebrations and fireworks!!! Before we even start the long weekend, I see a lot of worried families commenting online about how it disrupts their baby's sleep. I understand that. I know how frustrating it can be to finally get your little one to sleep, or to convince [...]

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How to Treat Eczema, a Paediatric Dermatologist Weighs In

By | 2019-06-03T10:37:13+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

My son had a very mild case of eczema when he was a baby. When he started school, it flared up. He had some on his hand and a few other patches that we couldn’t seem to clear up. Our teachers were amazing and let him use his own soap in the classroom, but he [...]

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Two Year Old Bedtime Battles: Why Your Child Won’t Sleep

By | 2019-04-30T01:28:28+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Your two year old was a great sleeper! Recently he is taking more than one hour to fall asleep at night. You’ve tried earlier bedtimes and later bedtimes and nothing is making a difference. Sometimes he is happily chatting away and other nights he protests hard about going into his crib. This is normal, this [...]

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What to Include in Your Child’s Bedtime Routine

By | 2019-04-01T02:30:32+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Baby Sleep|

When I work with families, we always go through the steps of their child's bedtime routine. Some people have one and some people don't. You can start a bedtime routine as early as six weeks (if you want). Why do we need a set bedtime routine? A consistent calming bedtime routine is the first step [...]

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February is Heart Month: Symptoms of a Heart Attack for Women

By | 2019-03-01T03:25:19+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Lifestyle|

February is heart month, so I am going to share a story with you. Last week I woke up in a lot of discomfort. I tried to work through it but ultimately decided to go to the doctor’s office to check things out. The doctor immediately sent me to the hospital’s emergency department with a [...]

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Who Makes the Best Blackout Curtains & Temporary Solutions

By | 2019-02-04T16:16:32+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Baby Sleep|

When I talk to families about a positive sleep environment, I always talk about blackout curtains, shades and room darkening blinds. Darkness cues melatonin, our sleep hormone, so we want to make the room as dark as possible. A lot of people ask if they should keep the room light during the day so that [...]

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Sleep Better in 2019: Here Are The Top 5 Sleep Articles of 2018

By | 2018-12-31T00:29:54+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Baby Sleep|

It has been another amazing year for sleep! Weekly sleep sessions on Facebook, monthly sleep clinics at a local shop in town, mom group meet ups, free initial consultations and working with so many clients one on one gave me the chance to help families get the sleep they need. Here are the top 5 [...]

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