Should your baby use a pacifier?


Let’s talk pacifiers! As expectant parents we often wonder whether we should introduce the pacifier, especially when we see toddlers walking around sucking on them or talking around them. I was adamant that my kids would not have a pacifier, and then my son was born and had severe silent reflux and was often in a lot of pain. A…

Is the Wake to Sleep Method right for your baby?


Recently, I have been asked by moms whose babies are notorious catnappers whether the Wake to Sleep method might be the way to get them extending their naps and connecting their sleep cycles.  Given this I thought it might be best to write a blog post on the pros and cons of using this method, so parents can make an…

In honor of World Sleep Day.


If you haven’t heard already, Friday 16th of March is World Sleep Day. Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our lives. When we have good sleep, good nutrition and regular exercise we set ourselves up for good health. Good quality sleep includes making sure we sleep at the right times, for a decent duration and our sleep…

Springing in to spring forward.


On Sunday March 11th it is time to Spring Forward and move our clocks forward one hour.  Was I the only one to get surprised to learn it is only a week away?  Here I was thinking we had a bit more time before the clocks change, but I was wrong.  Let’s quickly learn about the different options we have…

Find out how to conquer your newborn and toddler's sleep schedules to ensure sleep success all around.

Successfully handling newborn and toddler sleep schedules.


It is normal to start to worry about how you will handle newborn and toddler sleep schedules at the same time.  The transition from one child to two can be a little bit daunting, but the truth is you can do it!  You already have the skills to parent one child, so you can absolutely parent two!  My oldest was…

Top tips for transitioning from co-sleeping.

Tips for successfully transitioning from co-sleeping.


Transitioning from co-sleeping can bring about a lot of anxiety for parents.  Sometimes because their child has never slept in their own bed or crib and other times because the co-sleeping started because of sleeping difficulties their child or baby was having when they were in their own crib.  If your child was sleeping well while co-sleeping, and the co-sleeping…

How to teach your baby or child to love napping in their crib.

How to teach your child to LOVE napping in their crib.


Many parents struggle with babies or children who just won’t nap in their cribs, but sleep well overnight.  They may protest when put in their crib, don’t sleep very long or need to be rocked, soothed or pushed in the stroller to get to sleep.  It can be frustrating to not know why they can sleep reasonably well overnight in…

More sleep goals for February.


It is never too late to have sleep goals for improving your little one’s sleep.   Some parents believe that a child will eventually grow out of any sleep problems they are having, however studies have shown that children who have had trouble falling asleep at night, continue having difficulties into adulthood.  To add to that, if your little one…

Introducing my new Facebook Group!


Introducing my new Facebook Group! My joy and my passion is for helping families learn about sleep and helping them get the sleep they need.  To provide more opportunity to help people I have decided to start a Facebook Group where parents will be able to ask sleep questions and get answers from me, as a Certified Child Sleep Consultant,…

Lets make February the month of GREAT sleep!


Let’s make some sleep goals for the month of February to improve our little one’s sleep!  It is never too late to decide it is time for a change.  Ensuring that our children get enough uninterrupted sleep is important for them as it not only promotes growth and learning, it helps fight illness.  With all the yucky bugs going round…