To help your baby sleep when the clocks change, the classic advice is to move up your baby’s bedtime with 10 or 15-minute increments a few days before Daylight Saving Time. It can work for some, but it doesn’t work well for all babies. Sadly this classic method often even
Toddler Bedtime Routine: Do’s and Don’ts
Did you know that research1 has shown that a consistent toddler bedtime routine not only helps kiddos fall asleep quicker, sleep longer and wake up less during the night but helps decrease daytime behavior struggles2? A nighttime routine with your baby or toddler can consist of anything that works for
Baby sleep expectations: How realistic are they?
When we’re expecting, many of us have ideas, fantasies, and baby sleep expectations with long peaceful nights for our little one in their beautifully prepared crib as the top one. These fantasies rarely become a reality. Babies wake up many times and, depending on the baby, they can keep doing this
Difficult baby? Or is s(he) just a brave survivor!
[ What I know now that I wish I knew then, Part 1 ] Note by Heidi: ❤️ Please welcome Inge, who joins the team, is currently training with me and gearing up to start supporting you and your baby in a lovingly gentle sleep journey. Inge shares a very
Cry it out: the real reason for avoiding it when helping your baby sleep
Cry it out as a baby sleep method isn’t great for your baby. It can negatively affect parent-baby bonding, destroy trust, hamper healthy sleep development and cause brain damage due to toxic stress. To top it off, for many families, results from any form of crying it out are short-term
Tricking with Kindness: How to use reverse psychology with your baby or toddler without doing any harm
Reverse psychology – used with complete compassion and kindness – can be one of the most powerful and kind tools to help babies and toddlers thrive. I use it a lot and with great success to help solve baby sleep problems but you can use it for good in other