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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!

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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.

Stranger Anxiety in Babies

When your baby first comes home, he does not have a sense of self. In a nutshell, he thinks that you are he and he is you. He smiles at the feet and hands he sees waving without realizing that they’re his. As your baby grows and becomes more aware, he gradually begins to figure…

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Get Your Beauty Sleep: 5 Sleep Tips for Tired Moms

I know that I don’t write about adult sleep often, but I think that sometimes it’s okay to talk about something other than our babies. After all, we parents need sleep, too! I came across some interesting research this week, from a surprising source: Estee Lauder. While it’s no surprise that a lack of sleep…

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The Essential Happy Baby Secrets

Nowadays, there is far more emphasis on test scores, milestones, and ‘keeping up with the Joneses’…but what if that’s not enough to ensure that we raise happy, well-adjusted kids? As a parent myself, I can say first hand that while test scores are important for getting into college, and milestones are important to ensure no…

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The Top Reasons Time Out Doesn’t Work

I know that I normally talk about sleep, but sometimes it’s a good idea to take a departure from that to focus on other parenting questions. In fact, I’ve received numerous questions about behavior, most commonly, what to do when your children misbehave. Having children is wonderful…except when they’re frustrating, challenging, and just won’t listen.…

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Sleep Regression or Night Terrors? Ask the Sleep Lady

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. And in this video blog, I’m going to answer Maria’s question about whether her baby is experiencing sleep regression or night terrors. Here’s what she e-mailed in: “My baby is 16 months old and has been sleeping through the night almost since we brought her home from the…

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8 Strategies to Improve Infant Sleep Naturally

Babies are naturally terrible sleepers. As parents we often feel it is best to do what nature intended, but when it comes to sleep this can be challenging. It’s completely normal for babies to wake during the night when they need to be fed, comforted, or calmed. If you have an infant, night wakings are…

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7 Essential Infant Tips For New Parents

This guest article was written by Heather Irvine,Certified Gentle Sleep Coach, Postpartum Doula, Newborn Care Specialist, and Certified Lactation Counselor There is nothing more magical and exhilarating than becoming a new parent. Those first few weeks are filled with wonder, amazement, and pure joy as you get to know your baby. Through the years, I’ve…

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