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.

Autism and Sleep

Every parent deals with sleep troubles at some point. At the least, most children experience at least one sleep regression during their childhood, and this is normal. For families who are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder, achieving a full-night’s sleep may ...
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Baby Sleep: Green Your Nursery

It’s chic to be green these days, and if you’re considering a green nursery (where you baby sleeps), you aren’t alone. Did you know that a standard crib mattress might contain some pretty harsh chemicals and materials? These include antibacterials, commercial w...
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The Sleep Lady on Co-Sleeping

Co-sleeping is a topic that I have wanted to write about for years, and it’s a huge topic. So instead of attempting to address everything in one article, I’ve decided to do a series of co-sleeping articles. Let me begin by saying that I am not against co-sleepi...
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The Benefits of Co-Sleep and Roomsharing

In my last article about co-sleeping, I focused on the how. In this article, I’m going to focus on the why. There are a number of benefits for co-sleeping families, and many of them extend far beyond infancy. I realize that some of these points may seem obvious...
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Nursing and Co-Sleeping With My Toddler

Would you like to have me answer your sleep question 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! If you would rather read than watch ...
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Baby Sleep: The Upside to Routines

Written by Meagan Klipstein, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach Many adults have a negative association with the word routines. To them a routine is the same thing as being in a rut and adults are bombarded with the idea that being in a rut is something that we shoul...
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The Importance of Sleep

Everyone knows that sleep is important (especially baby sleep). Adults need an average of seven to eight hours of sleep each night, minimum, in order to function normally. That means that when you get adequate sleep, you will be able think clearly, focus, ...
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