Creating the Perfect Nursery

Creating the Perfect Nursery

When you first got pregnant, how long did it take before the “nesting” phase started?  For me, it seemed like it was immediate. Forget the last month of pregnancy nesting that everyone talks about, as soon as I found out I was pregnant I started decluttering the...
Transitioning from 2 – 1 Nap

Transitioning from 2 – 1 Nap

Ready to move to 1 nap? The transition from 2 naps a day to 1 nap a day usually occurs sometime between 12 and 18 months for most babies. It can sometimes be difficult to tell when your baby is ready to make the switch from 2 naps a day to 1. There are a few signs...
Why are babies naps short?

Why are babies naps short?

The Curse of the Short Nap In conversation with tired parents as they are looking to work with a sleep consultant, the usual issue is the child struggling to go down at bedtime or multiple night-wakings that keep everyone in a constant state of “double pumpkin-spice...
When Can I Night Wean?

When Can I Night Wean?

When Can I Night Wean? I get asked this question a lot, and I have two answers for you about night weaning. My first answer is going to be a clinical one. If your child’s six months or older, gaining weight as expected, and your doctor says you’re okay to end...
Surviving Sleep Regressions

Surviving Sleep Regressions

It’s here, the dreaded sleep regression – and things were going so well. You finally got baby on a loose ‘schedule,’ they were going down well for naps, sleeping through the night and then BOOM, sleep sucks again. This is commonly when I hear from many new...