Katie Holloran

Introducing My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach: Katie Holloran

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I am so pleased to welcome Katie Holloran, founder of The Behaviorist Next Door, as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach for the next two weeks! Katie will be available to answer your sleep questions on my Facebook Page. To post your question, simply type your question in the box and submit it! Katie will do her best to answer your question within 24 hours. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity…

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Sleep Training

The Sleep Lady Responds To A Sleep Training Study

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You may wonder, does it really matter which sleep training method you use with your child or will they learn to go to sleep on their own eventually? Will any method harm a child’s psyche or ability to attach? This discussion is ongoing among those who study and write about sleep training methods as well as among parents of babies the world over. A recent sleep trial of only 43 children…

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Get Your Beauty Sleep

Get Your Beauty Sleep

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Moms have often told their daughters to get their beauty sleep. Recently, science has  caught up to the wisdom of moms everywhere and validated what Mom has always known: you just look better when you get good sleep! We spend a lot of time here discussing the vital role of sleep, including good naps, in your child’s life. But today I want to talk about how important sleep is for…

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Gentle Sleep Coaching Your Twins

Gentle Sleep Coaching Your Twins

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Being a parent of twins is a job requiring full-on commitment with many challenges.  It is a role both fabulous and flabbergasting, with days filled with so many moments of wonder and excitement…but also exhaustion.  Perhaps you have figured out a feeding and sleeping schedule, or perhaps you are still working on crafting what works for you and your babies. Sleep can be a particularly elusive concept for many parents…

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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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7 Ways Dad Can Pitch In With Older Sibling Sleep Regression

7 Ways Dad Can Pitch In With Older Sibling Sleep Regression

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When you are expecting an addition to your family you prepare to sleep less, shower less, and generally have less “alone” time. You know the upcoming days with a newborn in the house will be treasured but very, very full. You also are likely to tell big brother (or big sister) what they can expect when they welcome a new baby home. As a seasoned parent you expect that there…

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Confessions of a Gentle Sleep Coach

Confessions of a Gentle Sleep Coach

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Raise your hand if you can relate: Life lessons always seem to be learned the “hard way.” You’re so busy juggling life and hurdling obstacles that more often than not it takes a near crisis for those long-awaited and much coveted “a-ha moments” to filter through the chaos and find their way to you. Sound familiar or am I the only one who’s ever been on the verge of overwhelm…

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Question of the week- How To Help An Early Riser Sleep

How To Help An Early Riser Sleep In

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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 Megan’s question: “How do I get my baby to sleep until a decent time in the morning? No…

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