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False Starts at Bedtime

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve finally gotten your baby down for bedtime and like clockwork, 30-60 minutes later, they are awake again and needing to be resettled! So frustrating, right?! This is called a false start and commonly occurs at bedtime. There are three common causes to false starts at bedtime as well as

Should You Ever Wake A Sleeping Baby?

Should you ever wake a sleeping baby? A peacefully sleeping baby is one of the most beautiful things that exist. But, should you ever wake a sleeping baby?! As painful as it can be, yes, there are absolutely times when you should wake up that precious little one. So, how do you know when it

Should You Use White Noise While Your Baby Is Sleeping?

Have you wondered if you should use white noise while your baby is sleeping or if it was just something that they were going to become dependent on? I LOVE white noise machines and recommend them to all of our clients at Bee Wise Sleep Consulting. Some parents are concerned that it may be a

Why Darkness Is Important For Your Child’s Sleep

Why is darkness important for sleep? And not just for your little one, but also for YOU! Light is the most important external factor effecting sleep. Light stimulates our brain and inhibits our melatonin production (our sleepy hormone). Light also effects our circadian rhythm as well as our sleep cycles. Darkness, on the other hand,

Safe Sleep for Toddlers

There is SO much information on safe sleep for newborns and babies and rightfully so! However, we don’t often hear about safe sleep for toddlers. Toddlers are curious little creatures! If they are out of their crib and into a big kid bed, they have even more space to explore! So, how can parents and

2 to 1 Nap Transition

Your sweet baby is soon headed for toddlerhood and with that comes a big nap transition! The 2 to 1 nap transition, that is! In my opinion, this is the biggest and sometimes toughest nap transition because it is a huge jump in awake windows. But we are here to help make this transition as

Maintaining Good Sleep over Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and that typically means food, family and possibly some travel! Whether you are hosting out of town guests, traveling to stay with family, or are just trying to balance the busyness of the season, we’ve got you covered! With all the extra visitors and family, you may be worried about it

How to Survive the Fall Back Time Change

It is the SPOOKIEST time of the year! No, I don’t mean Halloween. It is the fall back time change! I don’t know a single parent that enjoys daylight savings time ending but it’s happening and I’m here to help you through it! You have a few options for how to handle it. Either plan

Bassinet to Crib Transition

Your baby may still be so little and new but it’s already time to be thinking about making a transition. When should your sweet baby be moved from the bassinet to the crib? Bassinets are actually only created for the first 8-12 weeks. Time goes by SO fast and it’s totally normal to feel some

How and Why Should You Swaddle

Swaddling can be a great tool to promote sleep in newborns and something I almost always recommend! So how and why should you swaddle your new baby? Why should you swaddle your baby? Swaddling prevents their moro/startle reflex. This reflex can inadvertently wake a baby up so swaddling helps them achieve those precious, longer stretches
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My sleep philosophy is that all children (and mommas!) need restful sleep, and so my goal is to help children learn independent sleep skills so that they can fall asleep on their own and stay asleep through the night. I will help develop a customized sleep plan that aligns with the family’s wishes.
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