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Nap Transitions – Signs Your Baby is Ready for 2 Naps

Nap transitions happen so frequently during the first year that it may seem you finally have a predictable sleep schedule and, then it suddenly changes again! Many parents can be left puzzled by whether their baby should continue with three naps a day or make the switch to two. If you are not quite sure …

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The 4 Month Sleep Regression

There is always so much discussion and fear about the 4-month sleep regression. I typically hear from tired parents facing this challenging time, wondering about what to with their once perfect sleeper now waking several times in the night! Read more about why this can happen with my best tips. Why is it happening? Your …

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Stop Waking at Night

Do you find yourself waking at night, feeling wide awake and unable to return to sleep? Did you know that approximately half of women and men suffer from insomnia, according to Stats Canada in 2017? I believe that this number is much higher during the pandemic where stress and anxiety have increased for many. If …

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Sleep Routines for School in 2020

Children are soon ending a long break from their last “normal” day at school. This is a time when I typically receive many questions about getting children back on their sleep schedule. However, this year could prove to be a bigger task than most if late nights, sleeping in, and a lack of routine have …

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Best Practices & Tips to Support Your Child’s Sleep Now

This has been a difficult time for many, especially children. Not only have our lives changed dramatically, theirs have as well. They are especially sensitive to the tension and stress parents are experiencing, which means they may feel more drained, and certainly more tired. Prioritizing sleep is essential for your children and family right now. …

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Fun, Easy & Creative Activities for Children

Many parents have children at home while trying to juggle the household, work from home, and socially distance themselves. As a Sleep Consultant who works with tired families daily, I know this often creates even more demands on families raising young children. Together with rested families in the Sound of Sleep Consulting private Facebook group, …

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