Monthly Archives: November 2013

Baby Sleep Myths Busted: Good Sleepers


Baby Sleep Myths Busted:  Good Sleepers

Welcome to the second installment in my 5 part baby sleep myth series.  Last time we talked about why keeping your baby up all day WILL NOT help them sleep better at night.  Today let’s talk about good vs. bad sleepers.  I just want to go on record and say that I don’t like labels.  Labels have a tendency to make some people feel really good about themselves while making others feel real yucky inside.  And when it comes to babies and sleep, these labels can make parents feel inadequate.  Even guilty.  Some even start playing the blame game and point the finger at themselves saying their the reason why their baby isn’t sleeping. More

5 Tips To Create A Safe Sleep Environment For Your Baby

Baby Crib

Whether you choose to co-sleep, share a room with baby or place your baby in a crib, there are several easy guidelines you should follow to and prevent SIDS and ensure your baby’s sleep environment is safe. I know SIDS is a scary topic but one we must discuss to protect the health and welfare of our children. Experts define SIDS as the sudden, unexplained death of an otherwise healthy infant under the age of one. More

Baby Sleep Myths Busted: 5 Part Series

 Infant Sleep Myths Busted

As a new parent, you are overwhelmed with a plethora of baby sleep advice.  Everyone from your mom, mother-in-law to the sweet old lady at church wants to give their 2¢. You’ve heard it all.  Don’t hold your baby too much or you’ll spoil them.  Don’t use a pacifier or you’ll have a hard habit to break.  Rice cereal in baby’s bottle will help them sleep longer.   More

Sleep: It’s Always In Fashion


baby sleeping purple tutu


Before my days as a sleep consultant, I spent many years in Corporate America.  I went to college, graduated and got a “real” job like everyone told me to.  One of my favorite jobs out of college, were my days spent in visual merchandising.  If you’re unfamiliar with the field of retail visual merchandising, l’ll get to that in a minute.  We’ve all had salespeople assist us with making our clothing selections.  Right?  They pull the proper size in the garment you’d like to try on, they let you into the fitting room, convince you the garment looks fabulous and then checks you out.  Well behind the scenes, there are many worker bees setting the stage so you can make that purchase.   More

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