February 16, 2020


Wouldn't it be great if your child knew exactly what was expected of them at bedtime, and each night they cooperatively did it in a reasonable amount of time? This is every parent's dream, mine included. We've had a few rough bedtimes lately and I realized it was beca...

January 23, 2020

Notice, Calm and Comfort your own big emotions and shift from reacting in anger to responding with love. 

I had a lot of success with traditional behavior modification strategies as a high school teacher, and then was really disappointed when the logical behavior modifi...

January 20, 2020

After major sleep challenges with big sister, I was determined to start working on healthy sleep habits from the start with number two. What I knew after the birth of our second was that I begin to struggle with mental health after just a few days of poor quality sleep...

December 31, 2019

Life is full of challenges, and major transitions - even if they are celebratory! - can add significant stress.

Wether you feel overwhelmed by a new job, a move, the loss of a relationship or adding to your family it's best to be honest about overwhelm or anxiety before...

December 31, 2019

Life is full of challenges, but for many the holidays add significant stress.

Wether you feel overwhelmed by the extra expectations, financially stretched, anxious about family dynamics or exhausted by travel you are not alone. However, it turns out that during this tim...

December 5, 2019

Life is full of challenges, but for many the holidays add significant stress. Wether you feel overwhelmed by the extra expectations, financially stretched, anxious about family dynamics or exhausted by travel you are not alone. However, it turns out that during this ti...

November 26, 2019

The holidays can be a problematic time for sleep. Between travel, large gatherings, late bedtimes and lack of routine, it's highly likely your sleep - or your child's - will be compromised. And, that's okay! Sometimes life get's in the way of ideal sleep habits....

November 8, 2019

There will come a time (I know, it's heartbreaking) when your child will be ready to cut their nap. This is one of the hardest transitions for families, and I've got some strategies to make the process easier, once you decide the time has come.

My youngest cut her nap...

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