Sleep & Breastfeeding

When I was expecting my first child, I probably did more reading than I did throughout my entire academic career. I was determined to know everything there was to know about having a baby, raising a child, and everything that … Read More

Will Solid Food Help My Baby Sleep?

One of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to getting babies to sleep through the night is the old “cereal in the bottle” routine. It’s been used by parents for generations, and I can understand why it’s … Read More

How to Drop to One Nap

One of the best transitions I experienced with my first born was when we decided to consolidate her two short daytime naps into one big one, right in the middle of the day. I can’t deny it, I loved the … Read More

What To Do About Daycare – Part 2

Conceivably the biggest challenge that you’ll face when you’re teaching your baby those precious independent sleep skills starts the minute you put them in someone else’s hands for the day. Combining sleep training and daycare can be tough, I won’t … Read More

When Can I Night Wean?

I get asked this question a lot, and I have two answers for you. First of all, the clinical one. If your child’s six months or older, gaining weight as expected, and your doctor says you’re okay to end night … Read More

Sleep Training & Daycare

One of the biggest obstacles my clients face is what do when they send their little ones to daycare. Whether they’ve already got their baby on a carefully planned nap schedule or they’re planning on starting one, a problem obviously … Read More

When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?

This is a difficult question to answer without getting into some specific details, which is unfortunate, because when parents ask me this, I know they’re looking for a quick, concise, time-based answer. “Three nights from now,” or “Six months old,” … Read More

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