Tag: my baby won’t sleep at night

The Benefits of an Early Bedtime — Tips from the Sleep Lady

The Benefits of an Early Bedtime — Tips from the Sleep Lady I often get questions from parents about their children’s inability to stay asleep. These questions usually involve night waking, children who refuse to go to sleep at ‘bedtime’, or early risers. I’ve found that quite frequently these same children have bedtimes that push…

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Cosleeping and Sleeping Through the Night — Is It Possible?

Cosleeping and Sleeping Through the Night — Is It Possible? “We have been co-sleeping with our 8-month old son for some time now. We did try CIO originally but stopped because we were so uncomfortable with it, and since then we’ve been sharing a bed. The positive outcome of CIO was that he can now…

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night weaning

Night Weaning My Baby: My Baby Wakes All Night! Please Help!

Night Weaning My Baby: My Baby Wakes at Night! Please Help! A mom named Melody was desperate for help. She asked, “I need help night weaning my baby!” Here’s what she had to say: “My 11 month old son doesn’t have a problem falling asleep, it’s staying asleep. He still wakes at night… sometimes 3-4 times…

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sleep training

Gentle Sleep Training with The Sleep Lady Shuffle

Gentle Sleep Training with The Sleep Lady Shuffle Gentle sleep training — sometimes called sleep coaching — is nothing more than helping your baby learn to put himself to sleep so that he can successfully nap and eventually sleep through the night. Many parents don’t realize that babies do not inherently know how to fall…

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Summer Sleep Routine Busters — Secrets for a Smooth Vacation

This article originally appeared in US News and World Report Time for a summer vacation? When you imagine traveling with small children does it feel daunting, even potentially miserable? It doesn’t have to be. You can travel in a way that’s restful for your kids—and you. Here are my eight best summer travel tips to…

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Sleeping Through the Night — Why Did My Baby Stop?

If you would rather read than watch my above video then here is the transcript of this week’s baby sleep problem video: Hi! I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to answer an exhausted mom’s email question about her 10-month-old baby’s sleep problem. She didn’t give me her name. So, I’m just going…

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Can You Eliminate Night Terrors?

Today, Lully, the company behind the first device proven to stop night terrors, is introducing their newest product, the LullySleep Guardian Plus. It is proven to stop up to 80% of night terrors within the first 4 weeks of use, and it makes night terrors shorter and less severe. Best of all, it includes brand new features…

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My Toddler is Climbing Out Of the Crib to Find Me!

Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem 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. Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In today’s video, I’m going…

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What if My Baby is Afraid to Go to Sleep?

A very interesting article was published recently published on the NewsTalk Blog where a mom wondered if her baby could possibly be traumatized where sleep was concerned. Interestingly, there is research that suggests that babies can remember trauma…but not like we would normally assume. Babies are wired a bit differently than adults, in that they…

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Is It Night Waking or Insomnia?

Nearly every parent has experienced a night when your child just won’t sleep; or maybe your toddler has been waking consistently at 2:00 a.m. for the past month. Regardless of when you’ve experienced night wakings, most of us wonder at some point if our child could possibly be suffering from insomnia. Luckily, true insomnia is…

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