Preventing Overtiredness

Preventing Overtiredness

If there’s anything that can send your child’s sleep off the rails, if there’s an arch-enemy for sleep training, it is, without a doubt, the dreaded condition of overtiredness. Kids, as with all people, have a natural rhythm when it comes to sleep. Our bodies secrete...
Farewell Rock-n-Play! Now What?

Farewell Rock-n-Play! Now What?

By Rosie Hawley Sleepless nights, up every hour, struggling to walk straight to take your crying baby out of their bassinet for the umpteenth time in the middle of the night….ENTER, the Rock-n-Play. Can you imagine life without your cell phone? That’s what I might...
Removing Yourself From Baby’s Sleep Routine

Removing Yourself From Baby’s Sleep Routine

So, perhaps that’s a bit of a misleading title. I’m not suggesting that you can remove yourself from baby’s bedtime routine altogether. Even if you could somehow say to your child, “Alright. It’s almost bedtime. Go have a bath, brush your teeth, get into your PJs,...
Sleep Training and Daycare

Sleep Training and Daycare

One of the biggest obstacles my clients face is what do when they send their little ones to daycare. Whether they’ve already gotten their baby on a carefully planned nap schedule or they’re planning on starting one, a problem obviously arises if their daycare provider...
Switching to a Big Kid Bed

Switching to a Big Kid Bed

One of the most common questions I get asked as a baby sleep consultant is, “When should we move him into a big kid bed?” My favorite answer to this is, “Later,” and there are a couple of reasons why I say that. Number one is because there are so many other priorities...