Posts tagged infant
Should My Baby be on a Sleep Schedule?

Understanding the difference between a strict schedule and following a natural rhythm for sleep can be hard to do and then figuring out what’s right for your baby can be even harder.  A lot can depend on whether or not you have a Type A personality OR if your baby will have one too! You may be happier having your day scheduled out but your baby may not. Or the opposite can be true.  I would say parents have the toughest time if they don’t have the same pattern as their baby. First let’s talk about schedules versus rhythms.

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When Expectations Don't Meet Reality

I don’t even know if this is possible, but try and think back to a time before you had any babies.  Maybe you were pregnant (or your wife was) or waiting for your adopted/foster child.  What did you really know about babies, how to take care of them and then how to even raise them?  Probably not a whole lot to be honest.

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Sleep and the Sniffles

It is that time of year when the weather is starting to cool down and our little ones seem to be getting sick.  It feels like any indoor place you bring your baby to is a germ fest and they are bound to get sick. Since we can’t stay home forever (I would go crazy!), your child is bound to catch a cold at some point, if they haven’t already.  So now what do you do when it comes to bedtime, or sleeping through the night? Here are some tips on how to keep your little one feeling comfy and safe while their not feeling their best.

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8 simple strategies to keep the sleep this holiday season

The holidays are my most favorite time of the year, but they also come with so much anxiety about changing sleep schedules due to of all the festivities we want to do.  I have found a lot of different ways to help my girls with the changes and still have a great time creating memories to last a lifetime. Traveling for the holidays can be even more stressful, especially if their sleep space is unknown.  Here are some strategies you can use to encourage a magical holiday season for the whole family.

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Short Naps - Why and What to Do

Who else has a baby who is suffering from the 45 minute intruder?  Short naps can be really frustrating, especially if your baby takes what feels like forever to fall asleep in the first place.  But what is a short nap? Some parents think it’s anything less than an hour, while others have a baby who will only sleep for 30 minutes at a time (or less!).

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4 Month Sleep Regression

This is the question I get asked most often in my newborn classes and I can see the anxiety build in the moms as they are so worried about creating any worse habits in their newborn’s sleep.  What a lot of parents are not aware of is there are some steps you can take to avoid it all together (yes it’s possible!). First let’s talk about what the regression really is, and then some tips to avoid it, and some tips to work through it if you’re already there.

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Exciting News!

All Things Behavior is now Baby Sleep Concierge!  The past 2 years have been incredible for All Things Behavior and now it is time to focus on the core foundation of desirable behavior - SLEEP.  It is still the same invaluable service from the same certified sleep expert.

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