November 17, 2018

It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas is just around the corner!  This time of year can evoke a range of emotions from excitement and joy, to dread and anxiety…especially if you are traveling with young children for the holidays.  You may fee...

May 28, 2017

Since becoming a pediatric sleep professional, I have gotten used to people asking me what the “secret” is to getting a baby to sleep through the night. Of course, there is no ONE secret. Teaching a child healthy sleep habits is a combination of lots of different thin...

March 24, 2017

For exhausted parents who can’t seem to get their kids on a healthy sleep schedule, the promise of a magic pill can be pretty enticing.  Many families that contact me for help are either giving their young children melatonin, or have tried it in the past.  Even more co...

December 30, 2016

This month I was asked by a subscriber to explore the topic of comfort nursing and how that relates to sleep. This topic is one of the most common concerns that is mentioned during my consultations with families as many babies are feeding throughout the night as a mean...

September 27, 2016

Recognizing when it is time for your little one to drop the pacifier habit and methods for achieving success.