When Should I Stop Using Bottles?

Our little ones can get pretty attached to their bottles, and getting rid of them can be a bit of a struggle. How do you know when the time is right to stop using them? I’ll discuss it on this week’s video. If your baby, infant or toddler is having trouble sleeping through the night, help is just a click … Read More

How Can I Get my Child to Eat?

Battling with your child over what and when they eat can be a frustrating ordeal. Trying to balance proper nutrition with food they’ll actually eat is a challenge for many parents. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you get your child to eat right without developing a negative attitude towards food. I created The Food Sense Program to help … Read More

Reflux and Sleep

When I first started working as a baby sleep consultant almost 14 years ago, hardly any parent I met had even heard the term “gastroesophageal reflux.” Nowadays, it’s part of every mother’s vocabulary. If your child hasn’t been diagnosed with GER or GERD, chances are you know someone whose baby has. There’s also a good chance that you know someone … Read More

Five Signs Your Baby is Ready to Sleep Through the Night

“Babies aren’t designed to sleep through the night.” If I had a dime for every time I’ve seen that posted on my Facebook wall, I’d be able to retire to an island in Monaco. I wouldn’t, mind you, because helping families find solutions to their sleep problems is more than a financial pursuit for me. I get more fulfillment from … Read More

How to Teach Your Child Table Manners

For many families these days, meals represent some of the only quality family time we can count on. Teaching your kids proper etiquette at the table can make the difference between a blissful hour of family togetherness, and an all-out prizefight. With that in mind, here are a few hints for ensuring your family meals provide you with opportunities to … Read More

When Can I Night Wean my Baby?

For many mothers, saying goodbye to the nighttime feeding can be a mixed blessing. It’s an intimate experience between mother and baby, and giving it up is one of the first markers that your child is actually growing up, which is bittersweet for a lot of us. However, it’s got to happen sooner or later, and when it does, you … Read More

What’s the Big Deal About Breastfeeding in Public?

Why do people get so offended at the sight of a woman feeding her baby in a public setting? I don’t ask that question just to answer it for you. I’m genuinely looking for some serious feedback from the people who disapprove. The argument I hear from most of the articles I’ve found online is that people feel uncomfortable seeing … Read More

What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat

There aren’t many parenting challenges that cause more concern, conflict, and sheer frustration than a child who won’t eat. Attempts to balance your youngster’s need for proper nutrition with their finicky tastes can drive you to the brink of insanity. Take heart! Today’s video has some straightforward, effective tips to help end the battle at the dinner table. Also, if … Read More

When To Stop Feeding Baby at Night

I get asked this question all the time, and the trouble is, there is no clear-cut answer. Some experts say 3 months, some say 6, some say once baby has doubled their birth weight, some say 9 months, and so on, and so on. It can be very confusing, and every mom worries that her baby isn’t ready or will … Read More

13 Month Old Continues To Wake Up At Night For A Bottle?

Does your 13 month old still continue to wake up at night for a bottle? That’s the topic of today’s chat. Click the video below to watch. And, if you are interested in getting your child sleeping 11+ hours through the night, you may want to check out The Sleep Sense Program. Learn more here.