The key to change any behavior, whether it is related to sleep, work and even discipline, is consistency.
Motion sleep can become a bad sleep habit. Get to know why it should be last-resort solution when your child grows older.
Summer can rime with stressful situations and sleep disruptions. Many parents express great concern about their child’s sleep, specifically when traveling and during family visit. They worry that all the achievements related to their little one’s sleep habits are in danger if they change time zones or sleep environment.
You have probably discovered that your little angel is not so tiny anymore, or you have caught your toddler making an attempt to climb out of the crib. Now, you might wonder if the time has come to go shopping for a toddler bed. Get the timing right As a Certified Sleep Coach, I generally…
On Sunday, March 11, 2018, most Americans will set their clocks forward an hour, as daylight saving time begins. Following this change, your kid might wake early, sleep late or find it hard to fall asleep at night. There are ways to prevent potential troubles following the time change.
As many residents in Manhattan, my husband and I were renting a one-bedroom apartment when we had our first baby girl. Noise exposure was thus inevitable and did disturb our baby’s sleep. To avoid damaging her sleep as much as possible, we were tiptoeing around our sleeping little one and moving around like ninjas. Our master…
There is nothing in life as rewarding as raising children. From the first moment you lay eyes on your little one, your heart is filled with a love you have never experienced before. But with this overwhelming love comes another emotion, almost equally as strong, overwhelming responsibility. It can be easy to feel both ill-prepared and buried in the responsibility of trying to do everything “right”. Maybe the greatest struggle, with children from infancy throughout childhood, is sleep.
It’s a time that many parents know is coming, but they dread nonetheless. Sooner or later, your toddler will state: “No, I really don’t want to nap now.” If it’s getting harder and harder to put your toddler down in the morning, and she is fighting you, it may be time to transition to one nap.
I can’t recall the number of times I have heard parents blaming teething for their baby’s sleep disruptions; there have been so many cases. Yes, teething can be painful and cause nighttime wakenings. However, teething is rarely a routine buster. Teething can definitively interfere with your baby’s sleep, but far less than what you probably anticipate or believe.
Pacifiers, binkies, dummies, corks or soothers. Whatever we call them, we all have been wondering if they should be introduced to our baby. Sucking is one of an infant’s natural reflexes. They already suck on their fingers while they are in the womb.