I strongly believe that healthy sleep habits make healthy children. A well-rested child is curious, energetic, happy, playful, and eager to learn.
I always tell parents that teaching a child to sleep is like teaching any other skill. You would never drop them off at swimming lessons and say, see ya later! Good luck! You’re going to go in with them, to encourage them, comfort them and guide them along the way. The same is true for teaching them to sleep. I encourage my parents to be in the room for the entire process. Comforting and teaching them to build the skills needed and keeping that special bond.
When parents entrust me as their child’s “sleep guide,” either through one-on-one consultations or seminars, they are placing a great deal of trust in me, and I want to let you know that I take this responsibility very seriously.
While most books and programs dealing with child sleep issues take philosophical stands (based largely on the issue of “crying it out”), I believe that your child’s sleep is more important than my personal views on this subject. That’s why my sleep method places so much emphasis on accommodating different parenting styles. The bottom line is that you, as a parent, need to be comfortable with your new sleep plan in order for it to work for your child!
Your Child Sleep Expert in Denver, Colorado
My approach to improving your child’s sleep is pretty simple:
- I will give you honest information about WHY sleep is so important for your child’s well-being. This will give you all the motivation you need to make changes to your child’s sleep habits.
- I will lay out an easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan that lets you make some choices about what is the right approach for your child. All children are different and nobody knows your child better than you do. I encourage you to use your knowledge of your child to customize his or her sleep plan.
- I will show you how to measure success. No, you shouldn’t expect your child to sleep 12 uninterrupted hours on the first night – although it does happen! I will tell you what you should expect along the way!
If you have any questions at all about the philosophy behind my sleep method, please don’t hesitate to ask! As your sleep expert in Denver, Colorado, I look forward to working with you and your child!