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.

5 Tips for Bringing the Calm Back to Your Mornings

I encourage you to visit Katie Holloran, MA, BCBA at http://www.behavioristnextdoor.com or on Facebook  for more tips, resources, and information on sleep coaching. As a parent myself, I find these 5 tips to be the most helpful in getting back on track when my home life feels a bit out of whack – maybe it’s due…

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Baby Sleep Schedule: 7 Tips for The End of Daylight Saving Time

It’s almost that dreaded time again – the end of Daylight Saving Time! While “falling back” was once a glorious time of sleeping in an extra hour, every parent knows – kids don’t follow that plan!  Parents around the country dread the disruption of their lives from transitioning their children’s sleep to a new time…

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Newborn Sleep: 9 SIDS Prevention Tips Every Mom Should Know

October is National SIDS, Pregnancy, and Infant Loss Awareness month here in the United States. One of the biggest fears new parents have is SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.  Though the rate of SIDS related deaths is currently at an all-time low, unexplained, sleep-related death still claims as many at 4,500 babies a year….

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How to Improve Your Mornings

Whitney and her sister, Courtney, created the Stoplight Golight timer to help Whitney’s twins get on a sleep schedule.  While Courtney didn’t have any children of her own at the time, she saw the difference it made for her sister’s children and together they made their vision a reality with the Stoplight Golight Timer. There…

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Creating the Perfect Sleep Friendly Environment with Cloudb

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 is safe. By putting your baby to sleep in a sleep-friendly environment, you are setting the stage for…

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Tracking Your Baby's Sleep with Evoz

Once the days of erratic, unpredictable newborn sleep start to fade, most babies begin to form at least a loose schedule to their sleep.  Rather than cat napping on and off around the clock, sleep begins to order itself; first you start to see one longer stretch at night between 6-8 weeks and then a…

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Every Child Needs a Lovey

“How’s he sleeping?” Now there was the question I’d been asked almost daily since my son’s birth just a few short months prior.  “Just ok”, I would always answer. At 4 months old, he was still waking once during the night, though I was convinced he was ready to sleep all the way through. I was…

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You Need Zip On Sheets

My name is Elizabeth Sopher, and I’m the CEO and Creator of QuickZip. As a mom who has handled my share of nighttime situations, I am honored to partner with The Sleep Lady to help you and your child  get  some  sleep! When you’re a parent, middle of the night changes are one thing: Inevitable. …

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The Family Bedtime Routine — A Parenting Priority

Do you ever have one of “those days”? A day when you wonder if all the work of being a parent is worth it? It might be time to create a bedtime routine. You know what it’s like. There are those moments when your child transforms into a screaming beast because you gave them exactly…

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