Before we delve into the world of day care, and all that it entails, as a Sleep Consultant in Denver and Kansas, and for many of you who have worked with me personally, please know that when it comes to daycare, my approach as a sleep consultant, is “hands off.” I have found that most
Category: Sleep Training
Trying to sway an opinion when it comes to our parenting method is about as easy as getting a two year old to simultaneously eat their vegetables, use the potty and sleep through the night without an issue. While that is a dream scenario for any parent, it isn’t that far-fetched. (If they are done
There are mom’s who never raise their voice, or lose their temper, and they speak to their children in a calm, collective manner. They encourage their children to “use their voices” and work with them to resolve the issue and the entire time, the mom remains calm. (I am already a little suspicious, and jealous,
The little snort here and there. The sweet little nose whistle. The consolation of the snore reassuring us they are getting great sleep. Baby snores are so adorable, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, they are not so adorable. You are not alone in this, I used to think so, too, and I am a professional sleep authoritarian.
Let’s face it: on the really tough days when my baby was taking horrible naps, I seriously questioned whether 4PM was an acceptable bedtime. I’m not ashamed to admit that sometimes I thought about it multiple times a week! So what’s the best time for bedtime? Should you be putting your baby down later to
I reached out to some past clients to see if they would be interested in providing their honest feedback with their experience of sleep training their little ones. My hope is that reading Lauren’s story will shed some light onto the entire process and answer questions you might have before embarking on the journey yourself.
Here’s the truth: most parents I work with begin the conversation with the same question, “How do you sleep train a baby without crying it out?” The answer is simple: no matter what your parenting philosophy, your child’s sleep is what’s most important.
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.