Bedtime Routines

Importance of bedtime routines

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Sleep Training Secrets: Understanding Extinction Bursts

If you are a few days into sleep training, and can’t understand why your baby seems to be crying more than when you first began, you aren’t doing anything wrong. The increase in crying, rather than a decrease, is a part of the process. It has to do with something we, in the sleep coaching community, call an “extinction burst”. It’s a very typical part of not just sleep training but any significant behavior change. Keep reading to learn all about extinction bursts, why they occur, and what actions you can take. Let’s get your child sleeping through the night.

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How to Successfully Navigate Sleep Training while Breastfeeding

As a sleep coach, my priority is to support parents in the choices they have made or want to make, including whether or not to breastfeed their child. It’s a very personal choice. At the same time, breastfeeding is recommended for babies under 6 months and has many benefits. In this blog, we will cover the advantages of breastfeeding as well as how breastfeeding and sleep training can be strong partners to each other.

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Breaking the Cycle: How to End the Feed-to-Sleep Habit and Reclaim Your Nights

Feeding to sleep is one of the most common sleep props I encounter as a sleep coach. A snuggle with your infant at bedtime might not seem like a big deal. It can be less appealing when you have to repeat it throughout the night, just to get your child back to sleep. If you’re interested in breaking the feed-to-sleep cycle, I’m giving you all my best tips in this post.

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Who Should Put The Kids To Bed?

The million-dollar question in many households is, “Who is putting the kids to bed?” I know many families that would play paper-rock-scissors to see who’s on tonight! Do you have a routine for who puts your child to bed? Or is it whoever has the most energy tonight? In most families, the responsibility of bedtime

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