8 02, 2021

Five Tips For Transitioning Your Toddler From a Crib to a Bed

By | February 8th, 2021|Baby sleep, Bedtime, bedtime routine, Big-kid bed, Sleep routine, transition to a toddler bed, Transition to toddler bed, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Tips For Transitioning Your Toddler From a Crib to a Bed

It’s time. Maybe your toddler has started climbing out of her crib in the morning. Perhaps you have another baby on the way, and you need to get the crib ready. It could be that your baby has just outgrown the crib and needs a bigger space. Whatever the reason, it’s time to make the [...]

18 09, 2020

Ooly review – How it compares with other toddler clocks

By | September 18th, 2020|bedtime routine, Blue light, Circadian clock, Early morning waking, Melatonin, Nightlight, Sleep aids, Sleep coaching, Sleep consultant, Sleep expert, Sleep routine, Sleep solutions, Toddler clocks, Toddler sleep|Comments Off on Ooly review – How it compares with other toddler clocks

As a sleep consultant, I regularly advise the parents of my older toddler clients to invest in a sleep trainer clock and a red glow nightlight, when working to improve night wakes and early morning starts. Children this young have absolutely no concept of time, often not even grasping numbers, so a traditional alarm style [...]

4 06, 2020

Why I chose to research and use Ooly this time around with my third child

By | June 4th, 2020|Bedtime, Bedtime battles, bedtime routine, Early morning waking, Sleep routine, Toddler clocks, Toddler sleep, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why I chose to research and use Ooly this time around with my third child

As a mom of twins, I valued every minute of sleep that I could get because I learned very quickly that I needed sleep for energy and patience to take on the day. They are now almost 12 years old, but when they were three I transitioned them to toddler beds. They were good sleepers, [...]

26 10, 2019

Sleep Issues in Kids Aged 1 to 5 Years Old

By | October 26th, 2019|Bedtime, bedtime routine, Night wakings, night wakings, Sleep routine, Toddler sleep|Comments Off on Sleep Issues in Kids Aged 1 to 5 Years Old

Is your child having trouble sleeping? Lots of young children find it difficult to settle down and fall asleep, so they often wake up during the night and wake up their parents.   A study done at Northwestern University Medical Center shows that children aged 2 to 5 who sleep less at night have bigger [...]

22 04, 2017

Bringing Home a New Sibling? Sleep Tips to Help Your Toddler Adjust

By | April 22nd, 2017|Arrival of a new baby, Bedtime, Co-sleeping, Night wakings, Sleep regression, Sleep routine, Toddler sleep, Transition to big-kid bed, Transition to toddler bed|3 Comments

Is there anything more exciting than watching your family grow? Adding a new addition to the house is so thrilling, and yet, it’s also stressful. Trying to work out the logistics of who is going to sleep where is sometimes a hassle. There are questions that will need to be answered, such as, do you [...]

30 03, 2017

Tips on How To Transition From a Crib to a Toddler Bed

By | March 30th, 2017|Arrival of a new baby, Big-kid bed, Nightlight, Safety, Sleep routine, Toddler clocks, Transition to big-kid bed, Transition to toddler bed|1 Comment

You might be wondering if it is time that your little one makes the big move from their crib into a big-kid bed. How do you know if it is the right time and how do you make the transition easier on everyone? Read on for some tips on when and how to make the [...]

23 03, 2017

5 Toddler Clock Tips to Help Your Toddler Sleep

By | March 23rd, 2017|Bedtime battles, Early morning waking, Naps, Night wakings, Nightlight, Sleep aids, Sleep routine, Sticker chart, Toddler clocks|Comments Off on 5 Toddler Clock Tips to Help Your Toddler Sleep

You survived - and maybe even LOVED - the magical baby years. Your baby had been sleeping peacefully through the night and you had been enjoying some much needed rest (or not…). Yet, your now very active toddler may have begun to delay - resist - even bargain, and using any and all tools to [...]

16 03, 2017

Travel Tips & Advice

By | March 16th, 2017|Bedtime, Naps, Sleep routine, Travel|Comments Off on Travel Tips & Advice

When you’re planning a family holiday with a little one, an important thing to consider is how your travel plans are going to affect your child’s sleep routine. You will have a much more enjoyable vacation if you organize your trip in a way that allows for as little disruption as possible to your little [...]

7 03, 2017

How To Smoothly Transition Your Child To Daylight Saving Time, Spring Forward!

By | March 7th, 2017|Bedtime, Blinds, Daylight saving time, Melatonin, Sleep consultant, Sleep routine, Time change|4 Comments

To mention the time change to a sleep deprived parent is like waving a red flag in front of a bull. It’s a touchy subject however as a Certified Gentle Sleep Coach and owner of Happy Little Sleepers I can tell you that the Spring forward time change really doesn’t need to be terrifying. In [...]

23 02, 2017

Help Baby Take Better Naps at Daycare

By | February 23rd, 2017|Daycare, Naps, Sleep routine, White noise|1 Comment

While you were on maternity leave, you probably got your child into a nap routine and schedule. Transitioning to daycare can be hard due to the new caretakers, new environment and schedule changes. Your baby may have a hard time sleeping in the beginning, therefore causing bedtime to become difficult and possibly even causing frequent [...]