Baby & Toddler Sleep Consultant

Starting Preschool (Part 2) – What to expect

Check out Part 1 – Tips on how to prepare for preschool if you haven’t read it yet! First, as your child adjusts to this new life as a preschooler, don’t over schedule yourself during the first month! If you are stressed with your schedule your child will also feel this along with needed extra

Starting Preschool (Part 1) – Tips on how to prepare for preschool or daycare

Starting preschool or daycare (if you are in Sweden it’s förskola) is a big leap for both you and your child. It will come with big emotions for both of you but helping them to prepare for the transition with ease the changes ahead. It’s never too early to help your child make an adjustment!

Why Temperament is Important for Your Child’s Sleep?

Just like adults, babies have different temperaments. Some are laid back and happy most of the time; others can be prone to frequent tantrums. Some babies enjoy a peaceful environment; others feel more comfortable when there is noise around. You may not realize, but the type of temperament that your little one has can affect

Training Your Baby to Sleep – How Does It Work?

The concept of training a baby to sleep may sound a little strange to you as a parent. Surely, a child should enjoy and benefit from natural sleep, rather than be trained. That’s what I thought in the beginning too!  Then I had a baby who needed help understanding when it was time to sleep

Mama Monday Interview! How it all began….

I met Bodil, the creator of Magpodden and professional photographer, at UnderBara Barn, Sweden’s largest child fair.  Her booth was beautiful and filled with pictures of sleeping babies.  She stopped by my booth and we started talking about several different topics from sleeping baby pictures to our commonalities, such as her husband being American!  We

Sleeping is a skill!

From the moment our babies are born they begin working on skills for life.  These include grabbing objects, rolling over, making sounds, walking, eating, and even sleeping.  Just as a baby must learn how to crawl and then walk, they also must learn how to sleep because sleeping is a skill too! Think about it

I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant

Attachment Parenting and Sleep Consulting go hand-in-hand   I’m an “attachment parent” and a sleep consultant.  I nursed my daughter until she was over 2 years old and I’m responsive to her needs but, she also sleeps through the night in her own room.  So, what is attachment parenting exactly?  Let’s talk about what this

Suffering from short naps?

It can be extremely frustrating when you spend a longer amount of time putting your baby to sleep than they actually spend asleep, especially for naps. Here are some common reasons for short naps: Being awake too long Make sure your baby isn’t staying awake longer than they are able to and crossing over into

Communicate with Your Baby Before They can Speak!

Wouldn’t it be great if you could understand your baby before they know how to speak?  Babies are amazing, teachable beings who absorb more information than we give them credit for. There is a way to understand basic needs that your baby has by teaching them some baby sign language.  It sounds more daunting than