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RESOURCES TO ANSWER YOUR SLEEP TRAINING QUESTIONS

Facing some serious sleep deprivation? We are here to help with our top gentle sleep tips. Kim West LCSW-C, the creator of The Sleep Lady Shuffle℠ and mom of two, has 25 years of experience in sleep training. She has seen everything and there’s no sleep problem too hard for her to solve.

Our gentle sleep tips blog was created by Kim for parents with children as old as 6 years old, right down to newborns. From sleep training questions to weaning, daily schedules, co-sleeping, naps and so much more, we are sure there’s an answer to your sleep questions below!

Gentle Sleep Tips Blog and Resources

For more than 25 years, we have been on a mission to provide
proven, achievable, gentle sleep tips and solutions for parents and families everywhere.

baby naps

Baby Nap Basics for All Ages: Your Daytime Sleep Questions Answered

Baby Nap Basics for All Ages: Your Daytime Sleep Questions Answered Many parents wonder what a ‘typical’ schedule looks like for their child. The truth is that every baby is different, but there are some baby nap basics that work for most children six months and older. If you have a younger child, I would…

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sleep deprivation

Sleep Deprivation in New Parents: Learn All About Newborn Sleep

Sleep Deprivation in New Parents: Learn All About Newborn Sleep When you prepare for your baby, you make sure everything is in order, right down to your baby’s sleeping arrangements. You make sure that you have washed her clothes, set up the changing table, and you pack your hospital bag. You make sure that all…

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parent sleep

Parent Sleep — My Baby Sleeps, Why Can’t I? Sleep Tips for Parents

Parent Sleep — My Baby Sleeps, Why Can’t I? Sleep Tips for Parents After experiencing the usual sleep disruptions that come with having babies and children, some parents find their internal clocks waking them up every few hours, even after the baby sleeps soundly and has learned to stay asleep. Some parents awake with jolts…

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sleeping well

Sleeping Well Every Night for the Whole Family! Sleep Tips for Everyone

Sleeping Well Every Night for the Whole Family! Sleep Tips for Everyone Did you know that getting your 7-8 hours at night can help you live longer, be thinner, think clearer and look younger? Sleeping well is essential to overall health. Despite these incredible benefits more then half of U.S. adults get less then 7-8…

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reading routines

Reading Routines at Home: Experts Recommend Storytelling Rituals

The world is getting back to a new normal, but some of us are still staying close to home. If you have established some reading routines at home during the last year, you know that it’s helped bring a sense of calm to your home. If you haven’t, there’s no time like the present to…

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mindfulness parenting

Mindfulness Parenting with Jennifer Waldburger, MSW

Mindfulness Parenting with Jennifer Waldburger, MSW Whether you gave birth months ago or years ago — you are probably far more alert now than you were before you became a parent.  Even if you feel like you have “mommy brain.” That’s because you’re taking care of one or more children. Kids are small people with…

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wean the pacifier

Wean The Pacifier! How to Sleep Train Without the Binkey

Wean The Pacifier! How to Sleep Train Without the Binkey A reader named Holly wrote in about how to wean the pacifier and get some better sleep for her nine month-old. She writes: “My nine-month-old still wakes up four times a night for apparently no reason. Any advice? I give her water in the night…

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cries until she throws up

My Baby Cries Until She Throws Up — What Should I Do?

My Baby Cries Until She Throws Up — What Should I Do? A mom named Kate wrote in with a concern about her 9 month-old who cries until she throws up at bedtime. She writes: “My 9-month-old still co-sleeps with us and wakes up to 2 to 3 times per night for breastfeeding. I’m really…

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security blanket

The Security Blanket: The Power of the Blankie for Baby Sleep

The Security Blanket: The Power of the Blankie for Baby Sleep Moms are always asking me how I get my children (and also my client’s children) to sleep so well.  My response is that I am a firm believer in the power of the blankie.  Sure, newborn babies often receive many blankets as gifts. This,…

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Hair Twirling at Bedtime? How to Break a Common Sleep Crutch

Hair Twirling at Bedtime? How to Break a Common Sleep Crutch A reader named Amber wrote into The Sleep Lady about her problem with hair twirling at bedtime. Her son seems to be using this as a sleep crutch. She writes: “My son Owen will be 2 in a little over a month and he…

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