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!

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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.

9 Ways New Dads Can Bond With Their Newborn Baby

Being a new parent is a difficult, yet rewarding task for everyone in the house. While many moms may instinctively take charge from the moment of birth, new dads sometimes stand aside wondering what they can do to be involved. Armin Brott, author of “Ask Mr. Dad”, knows a few things about being a great dad….

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Routine for 18-Month-Old: Does Rocking Keep Her From Sleeping Well?

Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Bonnie’s questions about routine for 18-month-old toddlers. Here’s what she wrote: Hi! My 18 month-old sleeps great at night, but naps are a totally different story. I’ve been trying to push her to one nap a day from 2, but…

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It's Nap Time! Your Essential Nap Guidelines for Ages 0-4

This article about nap time originally appeared on US News & World Report Wellness. Nighttime sleep isn’t the only sleep you should be concerned about for your child. Until the age of 4 or 5, most children can’t get all the sleep they need during the night. Helping your child develop an age-appropriate, flexible nap routine…

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Kim's Favorite Things for Mom Giveaway – Time to Take Care of Mom

Just about every Sleep Lady post has something to do with baby sleep. This time of year, though, we are taking a step aside to honor all the moms. Are you wrangling a toddler, up all night with a newborn, or all of the above? This package of Kim’s favorite things celebrates you. Scroll down to…

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Night Waking: My 11 Month Old Wakes Every Two Hours for a Bottle

Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Stacy’s question about night waking that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she asked: “My 11 month-old is still waking for milk or water every two hours. What can I do to help him sleep?” The Sleep Crutch…

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Grand Prize Ultimate Giveaway – It's National Sleep Week!

It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, and to celebrate, we’re hosting a Grand Prize Ultimate Giveaway! One winner will receive a prize package worth $1500. Read about our featured products below, and scroll down to the bottom to enter. Bouncer Bliss and Baby Cradle by Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss: The Bouncer Bliss is a new version…

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