About Kim

Kim is a certified Family Sleep Institute Sleep Consultant with Good Night Sleep Site. Mother to a sweet 5 year old boy, Kim realized early the importance of sleep and set out to help other families overcome their sleep challenges and get the sleep they deserve. When she's not working, Kim enjoys spending time with her family (including 2 cats and a dog!).

The Extinction Burst and Sleep Training

By | 2018-09-23T23:24:01+00:00 September 23rd, 2018|Baby Sleep|

The Extinction Burst Picture this. You are 5 days into sleep training your baby and things are going amazingly. Sure, the first few days were tough but then he started to get it and you started seeing things improve. Then all of a sudden, your baby starts waking up at all hours of the night, [...]

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My Sleep Training Journey

By | 2018-08-21T04:23:13+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Baby Sleep|

My Personal Journey It sometimes comes up as something that my clients ask and sometimes I just offer it up. When parents are thinking about sleep training or wondering what method to use, they often ask me what I did. Some may even wonder if I even know what I’m talking about or if I [...]

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Essential oils and your baby’s sleep

By | 2018-08-07T15:12:23+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Why use essential oils? As parents, we are always looking for different ways to get our children to have the best sleep possible. We hear more and more about essential oils and their benefits. I have recently started using them and I know that many of my clients are using them as well. There are [...]

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Bedtime Routines: Why they are important

By | 2018-06-18T21:18:51+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Baby Sleep|

Why is having bedtime routines important? We all have daily routines. We go through the motions each day. We get up at the same time, we get the kids ready, take them to school and then head off to work or to do whatever we have planned for the day. Routines are an important part [...]

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How much sleep does your baby need (Birth to 12 months)

By | 2018-05-23T16:33:56+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Baby Sleep, Baby Sleep|

I often get asked ‘how much sleep does my baby need?’ There’s really no easy answer as each baby is different but there are some guidelines you can follow to help your child get the sleep they need. I’ll break it down by age from newborn to 1 yr of age and add how much [...]

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Crib to Bed Transition

By | 2018-05-23T16:33:56+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Toddler Sleep|

Crib to Bed Transition Uh oh….you’re sound asleep but suddenly you hear the pitter/patter of little feet in the hallway. Your toddler has climbed out of his crib! You think to yourself that it must be time to switch to a bed. Or perhaps you are expecting another baby and need the crib. Whatever your [...]

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Common Sleep Questions Part 1

By | 2017-11-10T18:05:49+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Baby Sleep|

As a sleep consultant, I get asked a lot of questions by parents. Here is part 1 of the 10 most common sleep questions I get and their answers. How do I get my baby to stop waking up so early? This question has multiple answers. It really depends on what’s going on. It may [...]

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How to Handle the Time Change-Fall Edition

By | 2017-11-10T18:07:00+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Baby Sleep|

Daylight Savings Time It comes twice a year (spring and fall) and each time it happens, parents everywhere cringe at the thought of how it will affect their kids sleep. This time it’s “Fall Back” meaning clocks go back one hour. Before parenthood, it was barely noticeable but now that we’re parents, we are definitely [...]

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