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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.

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Sleep Transition Tips for your Child

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Sleep Transition Tips for your Child Mark your calendars: On Sunday, November 1st, 2020 at 2:00 a.m. most of us need to set our clocks back one hour. In Europe the clocks fall back on October 25, 2020 at 2:00 a.m. Summer always seems to fly by. In fact, it hasn’t…

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Safe Sleeping Recommendations

Here are some tips to safe sleeping recommendations. Most of the information is from the American Academy of Pediatrics and First Candle. I’d like to emphasize that this advice is primarily for healthy infants. Always talk to your doctor, particularly if your child was premature or has any health problems or unique circumstances. Recommendations have…

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The Sleep Lady’s Philosophy

As a clinical social worker in private practice for 18 years I have been counseling families on a wide variety of parenting issues from dealing with tantrums, discipline, bottle weaning to of course, sleep. Over the last 14 years families have sought me out to help them with their child’s sleep. My clinical background in…

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Baby Sleep: Safe Sleep Recommendations

Here are some tips for baby safety, specifically safe baby sleep. Most of the information is from the American Academy of Pediatrics and First Candle. I’d like to emphasize that this advice is primarily for healthy infants. Always talk to your doctor, particularly if your child was premature or has any health problems or unique…

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Second baby coming! How Long Should We Roomshare?!

“I’m pregnant with my second child.  My son will be 3 when the new baby comes.  He is a great sleeper.  We live in a small 2 bedroom townhouse.. so my concern is how long should the baby roomshare with my husband and I before moving the 2 kids to the same room?  I’m worried…

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Toddler Sleep: How to Deal With Early Rising and Reducing Naps

Thank you for all the great questions you are sending in!! Keep’ em coming! This week I am combining two questions about transitioning from 2 naps to 1: Our 19 month old son seems to be transitioning from 2 naps to 1 nap.  Are there any ways to make this easier?  Any tips to make…

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Help Your Toddler Sleep After a New Sibling Arrives

Once children learn to sleep well, they can take change in stride. They can become, as one mom I worked with called her toddler, an “Olympic sleeper.” Some kids do get thrown off by common childhood illnesses,  travel and the like  — although you can get them back on track very easily either by doing…

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