Parents of preschoolers during this time? I bow down to thee. 🙌🏼 Right now is way more difficult than the norm!
Just from my perspective as a Child Sleep Consultant and Former Nanny, I am telling you it is not the same. And I am sure you would agree. What we are experiencing right now is so difficult for many of our little ones.
Due to the #stayhome order, my fiancé and I have been finding simple ways to spend time together that we hadn't considered prior to this pandemic. On warm, sunny days we sit outside in our front yard in our beach chairs with our bed tray that I bought from a thrift store specifically to have as a table for the beach. We spend our time playing games...
If you have a preschooler, you're going to want to read this!
Obviously parents come to me for advice regarding sleep. But the truth is? When I help parents of older children struggling to sleep, my focus has to be on more than that. You have to understand how to communicate and engage with your child throughout the day as this component has a huge...
Do you remember the moment you felt your baby kicking inside of you for the first time? Maybe you rushed for your partner to feel your belly. Or perhaps you were standing in the clearance section at Target and almost grabbed the hand of the mother next to you that was holding the price tag of a pair of Joylab leggings.
The start to Daylight Saving Time is approaching!This means we spring forward an hour on the clock, "losing" an hour of sleep fromSaturday, March 7th to Sunday, March 8th.For example, what is now 6:30AM will become 7:30AM.
You might be tempted to have your child sleep in on Sunday. And this MIGHT be a good option for your child. However, if...
Bear with me on this one. I promise it includes a valuable story. In fact, it’ll probably be one of the most important posts I’ve ever written. The main take home message here?Read the fine print!It is really, really easy to be misled into believing a potentially dangerous product is safe for your baby.
Often times I will get clients who mention on the Intake Form that they have tried EVERYTHING! They have tried the chair method, timed checks, extinction. Nothing works! They start to convince themselves that their child is just different and doesn't require as much sleep or is too stubborn to change or can't handle it.