Why Group Sleep Coaching Works for So Many Families

Why Group Sleep Coaching Works for So Many Families

If you are like so many other moms and dads that I’ve spoken to, you would like to say that you have a list of New Years Resolutions, but you are honestly too tired to even think of goals.  You, unfortunately are stuck in Survival Mode…trying to make it...
5 Ways to Maintain Great Sleep During the Holiday Season

5 Ways to Maintain Great Sleep During the Holiday Season

The big countdown is on! Christmas is arriving quickly at just 4 days away! Many of you are already packing and heading out of town, and sending me lots of questions about travel and surviving the busyness of Christmas. You might be gearing up for a long road trip or...
Sleep & Summer Heat

Sleep & Summer Heat

Ya’ll, it’s HOT out there.  This last week temperatures were reaching an all time high here in Richmond. For two days straight the thermometer registered 105, meaning it was movies, libraries and Popsicles that kept us alive.  When it’s so hot outside we...
Why Car Naps Aren’t Great Naps

Why Car Naps Aren’t Great Naps

Let’s start by asking yourself a question: When’s the last time you slept on a plane or in a car and woke up feeling totally refreshed and restored? Never? Maybe you felt even more exhausted post-“nap”? Exactly. This same groggy feeling of sleep...
Our Nap Transition: From One to None

Our Nap Transition: From One to None

It’s time for me to be 10000% real with you.  I’ve been in nap chaos for the last month…and it’s still going on.  You see, we flirted with taking Big Sister’s nap away. It can happen anywhere between 2.5-3 years old. Typically by 3 years old they no longer need a nap,...
Four Ways to Improve Daycare Naps

Four Ways to Improve Daycare Naps

No matter where the baby naps (home, daycare, in-laws, in-home sitter) short naps (30-45 minutes) are a common issue I see with most children. Most of the time babies in daycare take these famous 30-45 minute naps because of the environment: bright and noisy. So while...
DST: Spring Forward and beyond

DST: Spring Forward and beyond

Daylight Saving Time is here again! There are two ways you can navigate this time change: 1) Cold Turkey 2) Split the Difference I happen to prefer one over the other though! For a video description of what to do see my Facebook Live video. I’ll give you...
The Power of Sunshine

The Power of Sunshine

It seems every time this year some funny things start to happen.  Great sleepers go through a regression.  Poor sleepers take longer to teach.  Cabin fever takes over our attitudes.  And guess what?! ALL OF THESE ARE RELATED! I’ve recently explained to many...