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 […]

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 […]

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

Hey there! Just a heads up – you might come across some affiliate links in this post. Clicking on them won’t cost you a thing, but if you decide to make a purchase, I may earn a small commission. Thanks for your support! Lita Let’s dive into the intriguing world of the 4-month regression, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Not Sleeping Through the Night?

Many parents dream of having a baby who sleeps through the night. It’s easy to understand why – uninterrupted sleep is a precious commodity for new parents. However, even babies who do sleep through the night may still wake up occasionally. This is because babies, like adults, have natural sleep cycles that can cause them […]

Unexpected things that could be keeping your child awake at night

Have you ever put your little one to bed for the night and their only response to that is to cry, scream, or just play in bed for hours? I think we have all been there at least once. What could be keeping your child awake? The most frustrating part of that is that you have likely also gone by the book with all their sleep needs. You have the black out shades, and the white noise machine. You’ve got their schedule down to a science. Everything is laid out perfectly, and yet, still there’s a sleep struggle. I’ve put together a list of a few things that could be the culprit.