April 15, 2019

Chances are, if you're a new mom or an expecting mom, you've heard all about the recent recall of the Rock n' Play infant sleeper. 5 million units have been recalled by Fisher Price after 30...Yes, 3-0 infants in the US and Canada died while using the device during the...

February 28, 2019

I don’t know how many of you have been following the new season of True Detective, (Spoiler alert: It’s amazing) but there was a line in the last episode I saw where Mahershala Ali is talking to his son, and telling him how courageous he was before he became a parent.


January 24, 2019

I used to think that snoring babies were absolutely adorable.

After all, what better indicator is there that your baby is fast asleep and getting the rest they need than the sound of them purring away in their crib? As a mother, the sight of your baby sleeping means the...

November 15, 2018

So...sleep is kind of weird, right? It has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery.

From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we should have evolved out of a few hundred thousand years ago. The fact that we fall into a near co...

October 4, 2018

I can clearly remember, like most mothers I’m sure, the very moment I gave birth to my first child. I was absolutely buried in feelings of love and gratitude and if I'm honest...fear and shock!

Waiting in the recovery room, I was still in some shock but mostly a state o...

August 21, 2018

Alright, let me just start off here by saying, honestly and sincerely, no judgment for what might have gone down in the last couple of months.

I know... I’m a pediatric sleep consultant and you may think that I’m going to chastise or judge you for the late bedtimes, une...

July 6, 2018

Here’s the situation in my house right now: Jack is 2.5 years old, Bingley just turned 13 weeks and soon they will be sharing a room. For a while we can make it work with two cribs in there, but Jack is VERY quickly outgrowing his crib. He’s over 3 feet tall now and no...

May 31, 2018

I’m hoping that I might be able to change some minds here today.

It won’t be easy, obviously, because when is it ever? But on parenting issues, there are so many emotional ties and hardened beliefs that enter into the equation that make swaying someone’s nearly impossib...

April 5, 2018

That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask.

Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold.

Well, the truth is th...

March 21, 2018

Does the term "4 month sleep regression" scare you?

As a pediatric sleep consultant, I hear the term “regression” used in regards to just
about every imaginable circumstance. Essentially, if baby doesn’t sleep well for a
couple of nights, parents start dropping the ‘R’...

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