Eight Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety


8 May 2019

Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, parents are easily overwhelmed with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. As a sleep consultant, I see this all the time from parents whose babies aren’t sleeping[…]

9 May 2018
sleeping newborn boy | Newborn Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask. Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold. Well, the truth is that[…]

As a professional sleep consultant, I hear the term “regression” used in regards to just about every imaginable circumstance. Essentially, if baby doesn’t sleep well for a couple of nights, parents start dropping the ‘R’ word. Some people subscribe to the idea that there’s an eight-month regression, a[…]

15 Dec 2017
newborn baby boy | Newborn Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

What’s the Right Answer Regarding Sleep Training? As the parent of a new baby, the number of questions you’re going to find yourself asking are, to put it mildly, astronomical.

17 Nov 2017
mom with baby boy | Newborn Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

Maintaining Your Child’s Sleep Schedule Over the Holidays With the holidays approaching, many new parents who have recently gotten their babies sleeping on a schedule are worried that they might regress a little over the holidays. And I can assure you, those fears could not be more well-founded.

11 Sep 2017
blue and white pills | Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

For overtired parents who can’t seem to get their kids on a healthy sleep schedule, the promise of a magic pill can be pretty enticing. But it seems to me that more and more doctors and parents are turning to melatonin as a Band-Aid for sleep issues with[…]

7 Jul 2017
first aid case | Denver Sleep Consultant | Rocky Mountain Sleep Consultant

Well, the inevitable happened. My son, Owen is sick for the first time. He made it 9 months without catching a thing, which is pretty exciting. What is not exciting is having my heart break into tiny pieces seeing him suffer. I have been incredibly lucky in the[…]

13 Jun 2017
laptop and map | Newborn Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

When you have kids just the thought of leaving your daily routine can be enough for you to cancel all plans that get you out of that everyday system you have “perfected” even if it means turning out the opportunity for a fun get away! When you’re planning[…]

8 May 2017
newborn baby feet | Denver Sleep Consultant | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

This week I wanted to talk a bit about the bedtime routine, and the number one mistake parents make when they are creating a bedtime routine. Now, if you go to any baby site on the Web, search “my baby won’t sleep,” or whatever you’re looking for in[…]

8 May 2017
Newborn baby fingers | Sleep Consultant in Denver | Rocky Mountain Sleeping Baby

“Will putting cereal in my baby’s bottle help him sleep better?” I hear that all the time. I know it’s an old wives’ tale. Your grandmother probably told you, “Put cereal in the breast milk or the formula, and this baby will sleep all night.” The truth is[…]