The number one way NOT to discipline your child.

Now before I tell you what this parenting no-no is, I want to preface it by saying that I understand that kids can be incredibly frustrating. We may not like to admit it to our friends at the Mommy and Me playgroup, but parenting isn’t all sunshine and rainbows and sticky lollipop kisses. Sometimes it’s incredibly difficult and it can … Read More

When to Switch to a Big-Kid Bed

Making the move from a crib to a big-kid bed can be an exciting step for your toddler, but they don’t always respond to the change with 100% enthusiasm. The truth is, it’s tough to know when they’re ready to make the switch, and in my opinion, there’s no benefit in rushing it. I’ll explain more in today’s video.   … Read More

Switching From Three Naps to Two

At around six months, many babies are ready to transition to two naps during the day. But then again, many aren’t. And many are just in that tricky phase where they need two some days and three on others. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you determine whether it’s time to make the switch, and how to do it … Read More

How To Avoid Overtiredness

As grown ups, we often associate fatigue and sleep. The more tired we are, the easier it is to fall asleep, right? Well, it’s not necessarily the case, and it’s actually quite the opposite in babies and toddlers. Overtiredness can lead to bursts of energy and playfulness, which can cause baby to have a terrible time getting to, and staying, … Read More

How To Get Your Toddler Out of Your Bed

Heads up. As you may have guessed from the title, this article is intended for people who are looking for tips on how to get their child out of their bed. If you don’t want your child out of your bed, I totally support you in that decision, and wish you the best of luck. It’s a personal choice and … Read More

Handling Toddler Sleep Regressions

Parents who have taught their babies great sleep skills from an early age are often surprised when their toddler suddenly starts waking in the night or refusing to follow their bedtime schedule. It’s common for toddlers to start testing their boundaries, and this week I’ve got some tips to help you deal accordingly.   If your baby, infant or toddler … Read More

Toddler Stall Tactics

Whether it’s a request for one more drink of water, a lost blankie, or a half-hour tooth-brushing session, toddlers are the masters of bedtime stall tactics. Their creativity and persistence are really pretty amazing at times, and would be adorable if they weren’t so frustrating. With that in mind, here are a few helpful hints to keep the peace and … Read More

Toddlers Leaving Their Bedrooms

You’ve just tucked in all the kids, poured yourself a nice glass of wine and are ready to press play on the PVR to catch up on The Good Wife when you hear little feet in the hallway. Here he comes… All cute in his adorable onsie pajamas and smelling sweet from the bath. No longer cute after the 15th … Read More

Transitioning From 3 Naps to 2

Do you think you’re baby is ready to drop a nap?  It’s not always that easy to tell…   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 57,00 parents to get their kids sleeping 11-12 hours through the night AND taking long, … Read More

When Can I Start Potty Training?

Moving from diapers to the potty is a big step, and one that you want to be sure both you and your little one are ready for. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you determine if it’s a good time to make the transition. Why wait? Try out my No-Sweat Potty Training Program and get started today! The sooner … Read More