Quantcast

Category: Gentle Sleep Coach

what is gentle sleep coaching

What is Gentle Sleep Coaching? The Sleep Lady Explains the Difference

What is Gentle Sleep Coaching? The Sleep Lady Explains the Difference I never liked the phrase sleep training. I know it’s how parents commonly refer to the process of teaching children to sleep better. Sleep training implies a rigid program that adults force on children. I’ve spent the last 20 years of my career looking…

Read Blog

Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC

Sleep Coaching Secrets — Best Tips from Michelle Donaghy, GSC I come across these issues often in my private practice, so thought I would share them with you. Once you’re ready to start sleeping coaching, following these sleep coaching secrets will help you achieve success and get the much needed sleep for you and your…

Read Blog
working with a sleep coach

Working With a Sleep Coach — 6 Tips for Success

Working With a Sleep Coach — 6 Tips for Success You have finally decided that bedtime and night wakings have been hard enough for long enough. And naps are a wrestling match you feel like you just aren’t winning. Now you’re ready for sleep coaching and have decided you’re ready to see your child really…

Read Blog
weaning

Bottle Weaning – Saying “Bye Bye” to the Bottle for Good

Bottle Weaning – Saying “Bye Bye” to the Bottle for Good There are so many factors that affect baby and toddler sleep. If your toddler (or even preschooler) is using a bottle at naps, bedtime, or to re-settle overnight, then he or she might be using it as their sleep crutch. If you notice that…

Read Blog

Baby Monitors – Is Yours Safe? What You Need to Know

Just about every new parent in the last 25 years has relied on baby monitors to alert them when their little one cries. Never before have there been so many high-tech options available and with all these new options come safety and security concerns. How on earth do you sort through all the information and find out…

Read Blog

Working With a Sleep Coach — 6 Tips for Success

You have finally decided that bedtime and night wakings have been hard enough for long enough. And naps are a wrestling match you feel like you just aren’t winning. Now you’re ready for sleep coaching and have decided you’re ready to see your child really sleep well — and to catch up on sleep yourself!…

Read Blog

VLOG: My Toddler Wakes Every Night and Won't Take a Nap

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Samantha’s question about her toddler who wakes every night. She posted the following on my Facebook page: My son is two and a half and doesn’t sleep a lot in the day, and goes from 5:00 am to 6:00 p.m….

Read Blog

Sleep Training Babies – Is it Really All or Nothing?

As parents, we all want our babies to feel safe and secure so they can go to sleep peacefully at bedtime. But how do we make that happen so they can sleep through the night without suffering through bouts of heartrending crying? It would be great if there was one definitive, easy answer for us,…

Read Blog

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep at Night in Five Easy Steps

There aren’t many things that humble a person more than having a child. New parents quickly find themselves thrust into the world of on-the-job training, and “been-there-done-that” parents may realize that each subsequent child requires a different set of tricks and tools than their previous offspring did. Getting a baby to sleep is perhaps one…

Read Blog
X