1. Make it a big deal. We all get excited when moving one from one place to another but especially when making the movement means independence. Before making the transfer talk to your child about how exciting it is that they are big enough now to sleep in a “big kid’s bed”. It can be great to make a shopping trip where you can let them choose special bed linens of their choice. You can also have a mini ceremony celebrating this big move. 2. Safety is a must. Now that your tod
As the Sleep Doula, I hear many parents with similar concerns. One that comes up on a regular basis is the pacifier. Below is a recent letter I received. Dear Sleep Doula,
I have a two month old who needs a pacifier to sleep at night. I am concerned that it will turn into a crutch and I don't want a 3 year old who still needs a pacifier. Should I get rid of it now?
Concerned Mother Parents, this may come as a shock to you – but in my opinion for the first five m
Is your little one up early enough in the morning to wake the staff for the Morning Show? Would you do anything just to get a extra a hour of sleep in the morning ? Not even a rooster is up at that hour, and neither should any child or parent. As a Sleep Doula with the most recent time change its a perfect opportunity to get a child back on track, and get back those early morning hours and do what they were designed for ...Sleep! Here are my 5 tops tips for early risers Keep