The Benefits of Boundaries

It’s a bit of a mixed blessing when our little ones hit the toddler years. This is the time when they’re really starting to develop their own personalities and characteristics, and all of the cuteness that comes along with it. But that’s also the time when they start questioning what happens if they don’t follow the rules, and if you’re … Read More

Keep Your Toddler From Leaving Their Room

  If your baby, infant or toddler is having trouble sleeping through the night, help is just a click away! The Sleep Sense Program has helped over 109,000 parents to get their kids sleeping 11-12 hours through the night AND taking long, restful naps during the day. If you’re ready to get started today – I’m looking forward to helping … Read More

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

Switching to a Big Kid Bed

Sooner or later, the time is going to come to move your toddler out of the crib and into a “big kid” bed. It can be an exciting time for your little one, but it can also cause some regression and disturbance in their sleep. In today’s video, I have some tips to help you determine whether now is a … Read More

Getting Your Child Out of Your Bed

When I was pregnant for the first time, I had visions of my husband, my baby, and I all sleeping peacefully in the same bed. All three of us, together and safe, as a family, straight through the night. That lasted about a week before I realized that my baby didn’t know basic bed etiquette, like not kicking people in … Read More

The Benefits of an Early Bedtime

There are plenty of reasons why you might not be able to put your baby to bed at 7:00 at night, but the most common reason I hear from parents whose little ones have a late bedtime is that they just aren’t tired by then. Instead, they tend to be very energetic and super-adorable up until a couple of hours … Read More

My Toddler Keeps Playing When She Should Be Sleeping

Even if your little one is a superstar sleeper, you might be surprised one night to hear the sounds of singing or babbling over your baby monitor at 2:00 in the morning. It’s not nearly as concerning as crying, but it can still leave parents wondering what to do in order to get their little one back to sleep. In … Read More

My Toddler Likes my Partner Better

If you’re raising your little one with a partner, you might not have gotten to a point where your child expresses a preference for one parent over the other, but believe me, you will. It can be a little bit heartbreaking when toddlers start expressing more love for one parent, but I assure you, it has very little to do … Read More

Sleep Training When Kids Share a Room

Teaching a little one to sleep through the night can be a tricky process at the best of times, but it’s made much more so if your new baby is sharing a room with an older sibling. Having one child waking up every time the other one starts to fuss is enough to make many parents throw in the towel … Read More

Keep Your Child From Leaving Their Room

There’s something so adorable about the first time your toddler comes out of their room after bedtime looking for another kiss goodnight. It gets significantly less adorable when they start doing it fifteen times a night. Somehow, the charm just wears a little thin. But how are you supposed to keep them in their room if they decide they want … Read More