When your newborn baby is about 8 weeks of age, a developmental shift occurs and sleep does become somewhat more organized in the brain. Day/night confusion ends and your baby actually starts to smile and show signs of being a social being! It is every parent’s favourite time in a newborn’s life. With this development [...]
Your sleep environment is really important in supporting great sleep. Setting up the ideal sleep environment provides the opportunity for you to take as much high quality sleep as possible. Not all sleep is treated equally. We want to optimize the sleep we’re getting by creating the conditions for our bodies and minds to settle into deep [...]
CTV News Kitchener ran a series called "Sleep Secrets" in November 2018. They asked for my input on Sleep Training and how to help your baby sleep better. Click here for the full video clip.
March 1st is Baby Sleep Day each year as declared by the Pediatric Sleep Council. Listen as I speak with Sandra from CHYM 96.7 about why sleep is so important and how you can help your baby sleep better. Click here for the entire interview.
Watch CTV News Kitchener on how to help adjust to the Spring Time Change as Daylight Savings begins. This time change is particularly difficult because we feel as though we've lost an hour's sleep. Click here to watch the clip
In collaboration with The Weather Network, I discuss how to get back into the swing of things after the long, lazy days of summer. Check out this piece on how to help our bodies get back into routine and back to school.
I collaborated with The Weather Network on this piece about how to set up your sleep environment to ensure as much great sleep no matter the weather outside. Click here for the full article.
Our little ones are growing and changing all the time. This amazing cognitive growth and physical development can lead to increased fussiness, crankiness and difficulty settling into sleep. We call this behaviour a “regression”, but it is really an exciting time for your little one. Our babies hit one of these milestones around 18 months of [...]
When I became pregnant with my second child, I had plans to “do it right this time”. Even though my oldest was a great sleeper, I had hoped I wouldn't have to sleep train my second child. I was going to set my baby up for great sleep success from day one. I started out strong! [...]
When I work with babies 4-6 months old, they often begin rolling in their sleep. It’s as though once they start sleeping better, their brains get the rest they need to master new skills. This can happen with other gross motor development such as crawling, sitting, or standing. Babies love to take the time to [...]