Baby Sleep

Question of the week- How To Wean The Pacifier

How To Wean The Pacifier

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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 Holly’s question: “My nine-month-old still wakes up four times a night for apparently no reason. Any advice?…

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Your Child’s Sleep Routine Can Thrive During (not just Survive!) Summer Travel

Your Child’s Sleep Routine Can Thrive During (not just Survive!) Summer Travel

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Summertime is just about here! That may mean a more relaxed schedule, longer days, weekend trips, and even a long-awaited vacation. I wait for it all year and when it finally warms up I exhale and gratefully slip on capris and sandals! But with all of the change that summer can bring, we can also be thrown for a loop if we have young children accustomed to a flexible sleep…

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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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