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Early Rising: Why Is My Baby Waking Up So Early

By |2020-06-01T02:51:03+00:00June 1st, 2020|Baby Sleep|

My inbox has been filled with questions about early rising. Babies are up and ready to start the day before 6:00am, while their parents are not. So what do you do? Do you start your day? Not necessarily. Here are some things to work on to extend those mornings: Age: If your baby is under [...]

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My Baby Hates Tummy Time, What Do I Do

By |2020-04-15T00:35:42+00:00April 1st, 2020|Baby Sleep|

Ohhh, tummy time! Sometimes my babies liked it and somedays they didn't want it. They loved it when I got right down at eye level while they were having floor time, but I did a lot of it with them on my stomach/chest looking up at me as well. What do you do if your [...]

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What is the Four Month Sleep Regression

By |2019-11-30T03:22:27+00:00November 30th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

A lot of you have heard of it and a lot of you have been through it - but what exactly is the four month sleep regression? Can you sleep train through it? These are a few of the questions that I am asked weekly. Let's talk about what is going on and what to [...]

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Thanksgiving Travel: 5 Ways to Protect Sleep and Enjoy Your Visit

By |2019-09-30T15:51:37+00:00September 30th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

    Thanksgiving will be here in just a few weeks, and a lot of families are worried about making plans that take their kids off of their current schedule. I know how hard it is to go off track when you finally have your baby sleeping well. Here are a few things to keep [...]

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Should the Bedroom Door Be Opened or Closed for Sleep

By |2019-07-29T11:57:52+00:00July 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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Bring on the Fireworks and Protect Your Child’s Sleep

By |2019-06-28T03:02:05+00:00June 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+00:00May 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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What to Include in Your Child’s Bedtime Routine

By |2019-04-01T02:30:32+00:00April 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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Who Makes the Best Blackout Curtains & Temporary Solutions

By |2019-02-04T16:16:32+00:00February 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+00:00December 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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