Staying on Track During Your Bedtime Routine

A predictable, consistent bedtime routine is vital to helping your little one get a good night’s sleep. But usually, somewhere around the toddler years, they tend to start pushing for that extra story, another few kisses goodnight, or some other excuse to delay bedtime by a few extra minutes. If your little one is testing the bedtime boundaries, I’ve got … Read More

Bedtime Routines

We’ve all got a little ritual we go through when we’re putting our kids to bed. We obviously need to get them into appropriate sleeping attire, get their teeth brushed, change their diaper and so on, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that a bedtime routine is a really effective tool for getting your baby to sleep. … Read More

3 Biggest Bedtime Mistakes

If your little one’s not sleeping well, the first place to look for the problem is at bedtime. A well-crafted, consistent bedtime routine is the foundation for great sleep skills, but what’s the secret to crafting one that works? I’ve got three great tips for you in today’s video to help you do just that! If your baby, infant or … Read More

What Does “Normal” Sleep Look Like?

Considering the fact that we all spend a third of our lives asleep, how we go about it is surprisingly different for every person. However, there are certain “norms” that you can look at to see if you, and more importantly your little one, are sleeping as much as you should be, and what you can do to get to … Read More

Can I be Flexible With Bedtime?

After parents and baby put in the work to develop the skills to sleep through the night, there can be a real sense of accomplishment, which is absolutely deserved! It’s no walk in the park and getting baby sleeping through the night is an amazing feat, for sure. But there can be a tendency to drift back into old habits … Read More

Can Baby be Taught to Sleep in a Different Bed?

We all get our best nights’ sleep in our own bed, and babies are no exception. But if you’re spending the night away from home, the option’s not always available. So is there a way to help your child get a good sleep when they’re away from the bed they’re familiar with? I’ll give you my opinion and suggestions in … Read More

Sleep Training When Siblings Share a Room

One of the more common questions I get asked is from parents who have an older child and a new baby sharing a space. The question, as you can probably guess, is “How do I sleep train my baby without disturbing my toddler in the process?” It’s definitely a tricky situation but I have some tips today to help you … Read More

When Should I Put My Baby to Bed?

It sounds like a simple question, but like all things baby-related, it’s not such a simple answer. The optimal bedtime for your baby can depend on a lot of factors which can vary from day to day. In today’s video, I’ll give you some tips to help you figure out what those factors are and how they can help you … Read More

Teaching Your Body to Sleep Well

I’m so happy to see the popular attitude towards sleep shifting away from the old “Sleep is for the weak,” mentality that has been widely adopted in North America. The simple truth is that not sleeping well is a major health detriment, so not making it a priority will actually MAKE you weak. But it’s not always a matter of … Read More

What to do When Your Child Throws Their Lovie

One of the most common “stall tactics” babies use to delay their bedtime is the old, “Throw the toy out of the crib” game. You know the one, I’m sure. Baby gets settled into the crib, Mom says night-night, then baby throws their favorite stuffie or blanket out of the crib. Mom picks it up, puts it back in the … Read More