Creating the Perfect Sleep Environment

sleepsense.net| Creating the Perfect Sleep Environment When it comes to decorating baby’s nursery, we tend to pay a lot of attention to the visual appeal and not think so much about the practicality. Mobiles, night lights, star projectors, and faux aquariums may look nice to us, but they might be standing in the way of…

Baby Wakes Up When I Put Her In the Crib

sleepsense.net| Baby Wakes Up When I Put Her In the Crib How many times have you been through this situation? You rock your baby to sleep in your arms until she’s out like a light, and then the moment you put her into her crib, her eyes pop open and she won’t go back to…

Developmental Milestones

sleepsense.net| Developmental Milestones Teething, rolling over, learning to stand up, these are all wonderful moments in your baby’s development that you’ll remember forever. When it comes to their sleep though, developmental milestones can be a real impediment to them getting to sleep and staying asleep through the night. In today’s video, I’ve got some great…

The Importance of Regular Bedtimes

sleepsense.net| The Importance of Regular Bedtimes I know that we tend to view the weekends and summer vacation as an excuse to push bedtimes back and sleep in. After all, it shouldn’t matter what time we get to bed and wake up just as long as we’re getting enough sleep overall, right? Getting enough sleep…

3 Tips for Nap Time Success

sleepsense.net| 3 Tips for Nap Time Success Once they’ve committed to a sleep coaching program, most parents tend to see results in their baby’s nighttime sleep in as little as two or three nights. But when it comes to naps, things tend to move a whole lot slower. There are a few reasons for this….

Promoting Long, Restful Naps

sleepsense.net| Promoting Long, Restful Naps I’ve worked with a lot of parents who are under the impression that, if their baby doesn’t sleep during the day, they’ll sleep better at night. After all, he’ll be so tired when bedtime rolls around that he’ll just conk out and sleep peacefully until late the next morning. Right?…

3 Biggest Bedtime Mistakes

sleepsense.net| 3 Biggest Bedtime Mistakes If your little one’s not sleeping well, the first place to look for the problem is at bedtime. A well-crafted, consistent bedtime routine is the foundation for great sleep skills, but what’s the secret to crafting one that works? I’ve got three great tips for you in today’s video to…

3 Ways to Stop a Toddler Tantrum

sleepsense.net| 3 Ways to Stop a Toddler Tantrum You’ll probably never completely avoid the toddler meltdown scenario, (if you do, myself and every other mom on earth wants to know your secret!) but there are ways to keep them as short and civil as possible. Today, I’ve got a few tips for helping to settle…

What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat

sleepsense.net| What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat There aren’t many parenting challenges that cause more concern, conflict, and sheer frustration than a child who won’t eat. Attempts to balance your youngster’s need for proper nutrition with their finicky tastes can drive you to the brink of insanity. Take heart! Today’s video has some…

What to do When Your Baby Wakes in the Night

sleepsense.net| What to do When Your Baby Wakes in the Night You could ask ten different people what the “right” response is when your baby wakes up at night, and you would likely get ten different answers. Let them cry, go in immediately, rock them, nurse them, change their diaper. Every parent has a response…

Why is my Baby Taking Such Short Naps?

sleepsense.net| Why is my Baby Taking Such Short Naps? One of the most common concerns I hear from parents, especially of younger babies, is that their little ones will go down for naps with no fussing or protest, only to wake up half an hour later, clearly still tired, but refusing to go back to…

Getting Your Child Out of Your Bed

sleepsense.net| Getting Your Child Out of Your Bed When I was pregnant for the first time, I had visions of my husband, my baby, and I all sleeping peacefully in the same bed. All three of us, together and safe, as a family, straight through the night. That lasted about a week before I realized…