8 Baby Sleep Myths Busted!

8 Baby Sleep Myths Busted! As a parent, I’m sure you have received massive amounts of opposing advice from Google, your mother, your mother-in-law, your friend, your neighbour, the grocery store clerk and so on. Although well-intentioned, the copious amounts of advice are often inaccurate. Today I will be debunking 8 of the common sleep […]

Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching: Do they “Work” Together?

Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching: Do they “Work” Together? Breastfeeding and Sleep Coaching: Do they “Work” Together? Many parents equate sleep coaching with night weaning. Working to improve sleep skills may be unnecessarily delayed for months by parents who wish to continue the nightly breastfeeding relationship. Did you know that breastfeeding and sleep coaching can go […]

Sleep Through the “Spring Forward” Time Change

Sleep Through the “Spring Forward” Time Change That wonderful time of year that brings warmth, blissful time outdoors, and bright days (and evenings) is just around the corner. With that comes the “Spring Forward” time change. Although the extra hour of daylight is much welcomed after a long winter, it also brings some challenges with […]

How Much Sleep Does my Child Need?

How Much Sleep Does my Child Need? Did you know that one of the most common causes of poor sleep habits in children is purely because they are not getting enough sleep? This may seem like a silly statement because obviously if they sleep poorly, they aren’t getting enough sleep BUT if we are not […]

Sleep Problems? This is why sleep is important!

Sleep Problems? This is why sleep is important! So many people have “sleep problems” these days, whether the cause is due to their own sleep issues, or due to their children’s poor sleep.  Many times, parents are told to tough it out until their child learns to sleep on their own.  Newborns are notorious for […]

Looking for a Sleep Consultant? Key questions you need to ask:

Looking for a Sleep Consultant? Key questions you need to ask: Looking for a Sleep Consultant? Key questions you need to ask: Your eyes burn from sheer exhaustion as you try to keep them open into the afternoon. It’s been six months, and your baby WILL NOT sleep! You have read books, talked to your […]

HELP! My baby won’t sleep!!

HELP! My baby won’t sleep!! Before your precious baby comes into the world, you have so many plans and intentions to do everything right. You plan to have a consistent routine incorporating a peaceful bath, a soothing massage, serene lullabies, and reading emotionally charged board books conveying your deep, never ending love to your sweet […]

Cry It Out: Will it Harm my Baby?

Cry It Out: Will it Harm my Baby? Ah, the controversial topic of “Cry it Out”. We have all seen articles and blog posts floating around the internet claiming that cortisol floods your baby’s brain and nervous system when sleep training is implemented. I remember having visions of this dreaded stress hormone circulating through my […]

Travelling with Children: Will I Sleep?

Travelling with Children: Will I Sleep? Travelling, like any changes to routine, can throw a wrench in your baby’s sleep. So do I just stay at home until my child is 5? NO! Are there ways to improve sleep while vacationing? Thankfully, the answer is YES! So how do I improve my chances of sleeping […]

How to Keep Your Sleep When Losing Daylight Savings

How to Keep Your Sleep When Losing Daylight Savings Fall Back: How to Keep Your Sleep When Losing Daylight Savings That time of year is upon us when we are told to move our clocks back by an hour. In our pre-parenting days, this would usually mean the opportunity to log an extra hour of […]