Does Mindfulness Help With Sleep?

As a pediatric sleep consultant, I’ve made it my mission to help parents achieve the dream of peaceful nights and well-rested children. In my journey, I’ve found that mindfulness is a powerful ally in this quest. This isn’t just a trend; it’s backed by science, and it can transform your child’s sleep patterns. The Science […]

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The Soothing Magic of White Noise: A Sleep Solution for Your Baby

As a pediatric sleep consultant, I’m well aware of the struggles that new parents face when trying to ensure their little ones get a good night’s sleep. Sleep is not only essential for your baby’s health and development but also for your own well-being. One valuable tool in the quest for peaceful baby sleep is […]

Growth Spurts and Your Baby’s Sleep

Growth spurts aren’t the first things new parents think about when they are preparing for a new baby. They often are caught off guard when a growth spurt happens! These periods of rapid development can lead to significant changes in sleep patterns, leaving you to navigate uncharted territory just when you thought you had it […]

Are Pacifiers Good for Baby Sleep?

Being a pediatric sleep consultant, I know that the pacifier debate is a hot topic among parents. I’m here to help you make sense of it all. So, are pacifiers good for your baby’s sleep? Let’s dig into the nitty-gritty and find out what works best for your little one. The Good Side of Pacifiers […]

Navigating the 4-Month Regression: Impact on Baby’s Sleep Development

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Thinking about Sleep Associations?

When it comes to the delicate world of baby sleep, parents often encounter the concept of “sleep associations.” These are the comforting routines or objects that babies come to rely on to soothe themselves to sleep. In this article, we’ll delve into some common sleep associations, focusing on thumb sucking and the use of comfort […]

Transitioning Your Toddler from Co-Sleeping to Their Own Bed

Co-sleeping, the practice of parents and children sharing a bed, can create a strong emotional bond between a toddler and their parents. However, as your child grows older, it becomes essential to consider transitioning your toddler to their own bed for various reasons, including fostering independence and better sleep patterns. Although this process may seem […]

Establishing a Toddler Sleep Schedule

Adequate sleep is crucial for the healthy development of growing kids, and toddlers typically require around 12 to 14 hours of sleep each day, including nighttime sleep and daytime naps. Needing a solid sleep schedule doesn’t go away when you child turns 12 months old. They likely need it now more than ever! To ensure […]

For the Love of a Bedtime Routine

A bedtime routine is a series of activities, in a consistent order before going to sleep. A routine helps promote relaxation and prepare for restful sleep. In children, this is vital for their little brains to click into sleep mode. I know, from experience, bedtime can turn into chaos very quickly. Establishing a bedtime routine […]

Why a Dark Sleep Environment Matters

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