Baby Sleep

Question of the week- My One-Year-Old Only Sleeps 4 Hours In A Row

My One-Year-Old Only Sleeps 4 Hours In A Row

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep coaching problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Anna’s question:   “I have a one-year-old who has never slept through the night. She will only sleep up…

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How to Enjoy Vacation AND Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Habits

How to Enjoy Vacation AND Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Habits

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It’s finally spring and time for a much needed vacation!  Can you picture it?   The sun shining warmly above you, while you lounge on the beach enjoying the smell of the salty sea air mingled with suntan lotion, and the cries of an overtired child. Hold everything. Did you say overtired child?  Yes, unfortunately many people avoid taking vacations with their little ones for fear of wrecking their child’s sleep…

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4 Steps To Setting Up a Sleep Friendly Environment

4 Steps To Setting Up a Sleep Friendly Environment

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One of the best things you can do to help your child learn to sleep is to set them up with a “sleep-friendly environment”. This means two things: an environment that is both conducive to sleep and safe. By putting your baby to sleep in a sleep-friendly environment, you are setting the stage for success.   How do I create a sleep friendly environment?   Dark The darker the room…

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6 Tips for Getting Quality Sleep

The Sleep Lady’s Top 6 Tips for Getting Quality Sleep

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As you probably know by now, I am passionate about sleep and I love helping moms and dads with sleep coaching their babies so that these little ones can gain the incredibly important life skill of learning how to sleep on their own. Although my work is primarily focused on babies and sleep, I believe a good night’s sleep is essential for all ages from infancy to adulthood. In recognition…

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Spring Forward- Daylight Savings Sleep Tips

Spring Forward: Daylight Savings Sleep Tips

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Those early sleepy, dark nights of winter are already turning into the dusky purple of a fast-approaching Spring. This is the perfect time to get your “ducks” in a row to prepare for Daylight Saving Time. Not everyone in the world observes Daylight Saving Time, so these Daylight Saving tips may not be applicable to some. Daylight Saving Time Starts next weekend. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13th, we will…

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My Best Baby Sleep Tips

My Best Baby Sleep Tips

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That moment when you put your children into bed and there’s silence. You have a moment of panic , and then realize that your children are actually sleeping! Yes, sleeping. If you have not had that experience yet, then you may need to put a few of my best baby sleep tips into action:   A Soothing, Predictable Bedtime Routine   Having a soothing, predictable routine is key in helping…

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Where To Start When Your Baby Needs Sleep Coaching

Where To Start When Your Baby Needs Sleep Coaching

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Nikki’s question:   “My six-month-old cannot self-soothe and will catnap for 10 or 20 minutes during the…

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The Sleep Lady’s Top Travel Tips for the Holidays

The Sleep Lady’s Top Travel Tips for the Holidays

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Are you planning to travel this upcoming holiday season? If so, you’ll want to create game-plan for your child’s sleep routine that will help you face the unpredictability of holiday travel. I can help you do just that with my top travel tips! The name of the game when traveling with small children is FLEXIBILITY. I have often talked about the importance of a flexible schedule for your baby. When…

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Can you believe it's almost time to shift the clocks back? Use this step-by-step guide to help your kids sleep great through the change!

Let’s Get Ready To Fall Back!

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Each fall many of us turn our clocks back an hour and for a brief moment we feel like we can steal an hour back from Father Time! I certainly relish that “extra hour” of sleep on a sleepy, autumn, Sunday morning. Of course, when you have children, the end of Daylight Saving Time each fall means that bedtime adjustments are in order…and that extra hour can come with challenges…

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