Tag: sleep coaching

How To Start Sleep Coaching When Your Baby is Ready

Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Nikki’s question about how to start sleep coaching: “My six-month-old cannot self-soothe and will catnap for 10 or 20 minutes during the day. Rarely will he sleep for one to two hours during the day. Come 7:30 or 8:00 p.m., he’s so…

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5 Reasons Gentle Sleep Coaching Works

As parents, we have so many decisions to make: what to feed our children, where they should go to school, to use a pacifier or not…and then there’s sleep. When their children don’t sleep well, often, parents assume that it’s just a phase, when in fact it’s something that you need to teach your child…

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Success with the Sleep Lady Shuffle — The Secret Ingredients

Success with the Sleep Lady Shuffle — The Secret Ingredients As a first time parent and with so many readily available philosophies on how to do everything with my child from feeding to diapering to sleeping, I spent the first 3.5 years of my son’s life sleep deprived, exhausted, confused and in search for answers….

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10 Reasons That Quality Sleep Matters For Your Baby

There are 4 simple words that make most parents jump for joy: “sleeping through the night.” Unfortunately, this is a term many parents have yet to experience. Did you know that babies over 6 months old constantly transition and cycle between light and deep sleep (known as REM and non-REM)? During these transition periods, everyone…

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Consistency In Sleep Coaching

Sleep coaching requires consistency … Here’s why:   We all know we “should” be consistent in parenting in general—myself included. Yet none of us are perfect parents, though we do try.  I get it.  I’m a parent, too.  It’s hard work taking care of our little ones!  And often, it’s hard to be consistent, but…

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HELP! My Sleep Coached Baby Isn't Sleeping Anymore!

  Would you like to have me answer your baby or toddler 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, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and…

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