The First Weeks of School

It’s really hard to believe we are back to new school supplies, a fresh list of lunch box ideas, rearranging sleep schedules and a new school year!  Even with engaging in a relaxed summer, somehow it buzzes by.  August is here; welcome 2018-2019 school year! This year is a little more emotional for me as… Continue reading The First Weeks of School

The Need for Naps; A 3-Blog Series on Daytime Sleep

My baby doesn’t nap well…Maybe they don’t need much sleep? All babies are built to sleep – day and night! You’ve tried every trick in the book to help your child nap: rocking to sleep, holding them, a car ride, wearing them while bouncing on a yoga ball, but nothing seems to work. Like clock… Continue reading The Need for Naps; A 3-Blog Series on Daytime Sleep

Sleep, Eat, Live with Two Children

A common question I receive is “How do I venture out of the house with two small children and their napping schedules? I feel house bound!” As a mother of two small children (3 year old and 6 months old), I understand!  Some days I feel the same.  Yet, being a sleep consultant, I also… Continue reading Sleep, Eat, Live with Two Children

Three Months… A Schedule?

Do I believe a three month old can be on a consistent, predictable sleep schedule? No. Do I believe there may be some similarities from day to day, but nothing too forced? Yes. Sleep slowly starts to become organized in the brain, but it’s not until the four month “birthdate” in which sleep is more… Continue reading Three Months… A Schedule?

Falling Back: Daylight Savings Tips

As a parent, daylight savings has a whole new meaning.  Long gone are the days of enjoying an extra hour of sleep.  Instead, you have a child who wakes up an hour earlier because their bodies didn’t get the memo to sleep in.  The morning of November 3rd you may really be questioning why we… Continue reading Falling Back: Daylight Savings Tips