Tummy time has become an important part of babies development, especially since the “back to sleep” campaign started in order to reduce the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). The reason for this is because ‘back to sleep’ has increased cases of positional plagiocephaly, which is essentially where babies develop flat spots on their… Continue reading Does Your Baby Get Enough Supervised Tummy Time?
Instead of asking toddlers what do you want for lunch? what book do you want to read? Or telling them here’s your pajamas or it’s time to brush your teeth.... giving toddlers OPTIONS really helps them feel part of the equation, and in control..... which helps eliminate the constant battles. For meals, I tend to… Continue reading Preventing Toddler Battles with Options
Sleep Consulting is a pretty new profession so wondering what a child sleep consultant does is a very common question. I’m basically available to anybody around the world because most of what I do is over the phone, email, text messages, or even Skype. What a child sleep consultant does: Helps to eliminate unwanted sleep… Continue reading What a Child Sleep Consultant Does
On March 14th, those of us lucky enough to live somewhere the time changes, we will all lose an hour of sleep (Eye Roll, am I right?)!! A lot of kids won’t have a problem adjusting to the new time, but for the littles that have always struggled with sleep, I would suggest adjusting their… Continue reading Don’t Forget to Spring Forward This Weekend!
Does your toddler require you to stay with them rubbing their back, humming a song, or laying in their bed with them until they have fallen completely asleep? If this is the case, then you probably don’t just have to do this at bedtime, but also throughout the night. The reason for this is that… Continue reading Does your toddler (or infant) require you to sleep with them?