quality sleep

10 Reasons That Quality Sleep Matters For Your Baby

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There are 4 simple words that make most parents jump for joy: “sleeping through the night.” Unfortunately, this is a term many parents have yet to experience. Did you know that babies over 6 months old constantly transition and cycle between light and deep sleep (known as REM and non-REM)? During these transition periods, everyone experiences partial arousals, as adults, this is when we wake up, turn over, rearrange our…

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Jessica Manela Litwack

Introducing Jessica Manela Litwack, LCSW-C as My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach

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Join me in welcoming Jessica Manela Litwack, LCSW-C as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach! She is available on my Facebook Page to help answer YOUR baby sleep questions…don’t miss out on this opportunity!   Read more about Jessica: Jessica Manela Litwack is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Gentle Sleep Coach through Kim West, LCSW-C, aka The Sleep Lady ®, a Certified Baby Planner through the International Maternity Institute,…

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Question of the week

How Can I Transition My Co-Sleeping Toddler to Her Own Room?

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer this parent’s question: “How do I get my 18-month-old co-sleeper out of…

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Question of the week (6)

How to Transition Your Toddler to One Nap Per Day

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer Suzanne’s question:   “My 15-month-old boy is going through some kind…

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sleep questions

Your Top 9 Sleep Questions Answered

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Believe it or not, last year, I received more emails, messages, and posts to my Facebook Page than ever before! Throughout all of these correspondences, I noticed some trends, which tells me that many of you are struggling with the same sleep questions. This means that your baby, toddler, or preschooler isn’t the only one not napping, waking during the night, or experiencing a sleep regression. I know that you…

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Question of the week (5)

My Toddler Goes to Sleep With Ease, But Still Wakes During the Night!

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, please post your question on my Facebook Page! I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer Jessica’s question: “Hello, Kim. My son Mason is 20 months old and I can count on…

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Erica Eugenio

Introducing Erica Eugenio as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Erica Eugenio, MSW owner of Slumbertime Sleep as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach for the next two weeks! She will be available to help answer your sleep questions on my Facebook wall (http://www.facebook.com/TheSleepLady).  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to hear what she has to say! Also, Erica is offering $100 off of her Basic and Premium Sleep Coaching packages that are booked in December…

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Ultimate Sleep Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for a Better Night’s Sleep

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Let’s face it: we all procrastinate. I think that when you become a parent, holiday procrastination just comes with the territory, in fact. Despite your best efforts, you’re probably never alone in any store for any length of time if you have small children, which is probably why I’ve talked to so many families that are realizing that it’s nearly time to wrap everything, yet…they aren’t done, or haven’t even…

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Surviving Holiday Sleep Challenges

6 Tips for Surviving Holiday Sleep Challenges

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Ah, the holidays. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…except when it comes time to get your children to bed. Not surprisingly, January is one of my busiest months! The days are shorter, nights are longer (and more exciting!), there are lights, activities, family get-togethers, and more. It’s no wonder your children have sleep trouble this time of year! Knowing this, you can try to set realistic expectations, and…

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Question of the week (3)

None of My Children Will Sleep Without Their Bottle

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog! Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this vlog, I’m going to answer this parent’s question: “My 17-month-old won’t go to sleep without his bottle. And…

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