Eight Tips for Easing Separartion Anxiety

Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, parents are easily overwhelmed with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. As a sleep consultant, I see this all the time from parents whose babies aren’t sleeping well. One of the other major contributors to the, “I’m doing something wrong,” sensation is separation anxiety; … Read More

Baby Won’t Lie Down at Bedtime!

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely got a little one that’s been falling asleep in an awkward position. Or you’ve heard that it can be an issue and you’re looking to learn how to deal with it ahead of time. … Read More

Letting go of the Dummy!

Let me just say before I get rolling here, that I’m not strictly anti-dummy. I mean, what mother could be? We’ve all been saved from a major baby meltdown by the quick introduction of a dummy into baby’s mouth at the … Read More

Moving Your Toddler from a Cot to a Bed

When it comes to making the transition from a cot to a big-kid bed, two questions need to be answered. The first is when? and the second is how? Now, if you’re reading this on my website, chances are that … Read More

Taking Back Your Bed

Before I had my first child, I was so excited about the idea of co-sleeping. I had these visions of my partner and I sleeping peacefully with our little baby snuggled oh-so peacefully between us. Those first few dreamy moments … Read More

Why Should I Hire a Sleep Consultant?

With all of the information that’s readily available online, and the resources you have at your disposal in the form of friends and family who have managed to get their kids to sleep, why would you want to invite a … Read More

How To Deal with Your Toddler’s Fear of the dark

It’s 2:00 AM, you’re sleeping peacefully in your bed, and you suddenly wake up, not entirely sure why, but as you start to gain awareness of your surroundings, you become aware, to your horror, that there’s someone in the room with … Read More

Surviving Lockdown 2.0

Going into our second lockdown, I think we can all agree that these are extraordinary times, and they require some extraordinary measures to keep everyone sane and halfway functional. For some of us, that probably means some big adjustments to … Read More

Extending Your Baby’s Nap Time

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar… Your baby wakes up in the morning after a solid night’s sleep. You feed her, change her, play with her for a little bit, take her for a little walk outside, then rock … Read More