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Common Sleep Disruptors

Development Similar to growth spurts, babies go through developmental spurts too.  When this happens babies can be more fussy and more difficult to soothe. Babies learn 24/7, just because it’s bedtime doesn’t mean those brilliant brains turn off. During developmental leaps, babies can be up for hours at night practicing their new moves and skills. It’s easier for parents to […]


5 Reasons You Never Have to Sleep Train

With so much cultural pressure to sleep train, parents can feel backed into a corner. Whether you need some science to back up your gut, or if you’d like to have a few one liners in your back pocket for when you receive well-meaning but unwelcome advice… Here are a few of my favorite reasons not to sleep train.  First, […]


Baby-Led Sleep Approach

What is the Baby-led Sleep Approach? When I support families to get more sleep without sleep training, the method I use is focused on development and attachment. What the heck does that mean? To understand how this approach differs from more traditional methods, let’s dive into two different scopes you can use to view and approach your child’s needs; behavior […]


5 Hacks for a Smooth Bedtime

Bedtime is stressful for a lot of families. You’re tired, your child is tired – it’s not the best time to try to aim for parent of the year. ? Keeping a few things in mind about what’s going on behind the scenes for your child can go a long way. Bedtime isn’t rough because your child is dreading sleep, it’s […]


Sleep Environment Tips

It’s important to realize that a lot of tips for a child’s sleep environment are meant to replace the parents. Think snoo, swaddle, anything that comforts a baby – that’s not a parent or an attached caregiver. Shocker, that’s not what this post is about. While babies sleep all around the world in every conceivable environment, and magic wands don’t […]


Nap Transitions

Figuring out if your baby is ready to drop a nap is a big stressor for a lot of parents.  The  most important piece of the nap puzzle is tuning into your baby – every baby is different and trying to force them onto a generic schedule will make both of you crazy.  My daughter dropped her last nap when […]


Does Your Baby Need a Bedtime?

Generic sleep schedules are a great torture tool for parents! I remember when I fell for it. My daughter was about 3 months old, and I had stumbled upon an incognito sleep trainer who promised results if I just followed her schedule. It worked like a charm for the first two days, and then all hell broke loose. When it […]


3 Sleep Myths You Can Forget About

There’s so much garbage out there, y’all! The topic of child sleep is a hot one, and our culture has strayed so far from our innate understanding of sleep that many people are unknowingly spreading false information. I don’t want to point a finger, but at the same time, we need to wake the heck up! Myths about child sleep […]


10 Ways to Connect With Your Child at Bedtime

Our most important need as human mammals, (not just children) is attachment. This instinct to feel connected is stronger than anything else we experience. You know those super cute, and kinda confusing calendars with pictures of “unlikely animal friends”? Ya know – the tiger and the duck, the cat and the bird, the dog and the deer… these unnatural relationships […]


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