How to Help Baby Get Back To Sleep

Many babies wake during the night.  Be reassured, all babies wake at some point, some more than others. The difficulty arises when your baby is unable to get themselves back to sleep. However, there is a lot you can do to help your baby develop good sleeping habits. When your baby wakes, the key is [...]

How to Help Baby Get Back To Sleep2018-04-21T09:40:15-05:00

The Nap, No nap, No sleep

Sleep solutions:  For  many babies and sleep,  it's typically a timing issue; you have to hit that exact moment. I do feel  the beginning of the yawn, may indicate that you missed the sleep window. At that point, they're overtired and too wired to fall asleep. I am not a fan of watching for [...]

The Nap, No nap, No sleep2018-04-10T17:24:59-05:00

Steps to Better Sleep

1. From Distractions, to Calm  Babies need to wind down, just like you. So start getting into a calm mode, dim the lights, and turn off the TV about 30 minutes before bed. 2. Scheduling Choose scheduled activities, like a bath or book to do each night. This sends a strong message that sleep time [...]

Steps to Better Sleep2018-04-10T17:28:19-05:00

Do I Really Need to Rock My Baby Back to Sleep Every Time She Wakes?

When you hear your baby's cry, it might just mean that he's mildly frustrated or settling in his sleep. Checking on him can make the problem worse, especially if he wasn't awake to begin with. I have been a sleep consultant for 35 years and in that time I have heard the strangest noises when [...]

Do I Really Need to Rock My Baby Back to Sleep Every Time She Wakes?2018-04-12T17:15:38-05:00

Transitioning Baby to Crib

Babies learn early how their mommy feels and what she smells like, and that leads to one of the most common traps parents fall into. Your little bundle of joy nods off after a feeding in the arms, and don't you just love snuggling up with baby! I know I do. For many that's [...]

Transitioning Baby to Crib2018-03-07T14:12:40-05:00

To Cry it Out or Not to Cry it Out- That is the Question

What is CIO ? The cry it out (cio) method of sleep training is one of the most controversial challenges ever, and will most likely be one of the toughest decisions you will have to make. The key is to allow your baby to cry and fuss to sleep, sending a message that you [...]

To Cry it Out or Not to Cry it Out- That is the Question2017-09-13T15:24:23-05:00

Prepping for JK

Prepping for JK It's creeping up...that back to school time will be with us in a heartbeat! "Where did the time go?" parents ask themselves as they look at their little ones with tears in their eyes as they start to think about their first day at JK. Whether it's tears of joy or [...]

Prepping for JK2017-07-31T16:56:46-05:00

Let There Be Sleep

Let There Be Sleep Sleep has to be the number one problem with babies worldwide. We appear to have an epidemic of non-sleeping babies. If you're baby is not sleeping you are not alone in thinking “what did I do wrong?”, “what did I do to deserve this”, or even thinking “my baby has [...]

Let There Be Sleep2017-06-23T13:08:58-05:00

Are Your Bedtime Battles Escalating?

Are Your Bedtime Battles Escalating? If your toddler is between two and three years old it’s quite possible they no longer need a nap. The days of watching your favourite afternoon soap with no interruptions could be coming to an end ): Over the years your toddler has transitioned from two naps, to one [...]

Are Your Bedtime Battles Escalating?2017-06-05T19:01:34-05:00