Samantha's Sleep Blog

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Making Sleep a Priority this School Year

Making Sleep a Priority this School Year

It’s back to school time and no matter the grade your child is going into we are doing all the things to prepare for this school year. New backpack is purchased, cute clothes are picked out and meet the teacher was fun! These are all great steps to prepare but we are...

Dreaded Bedtime Routine to Peaceful Goodnight

Dreaded Bedtime Routine to Peaceful Goodnight

Is bedtime routine in your house a time for connection or a period of the day everyone dreads? If it's not going how you would like, there are things you can do to reset. Let's chat about them.     Ready for more? Check out our immediate assistance options...

5 Things You Don’t Need on Your Registry if You Love Sleep

5 Things You Don’t Need on Your Registry if You Love Sleep

Registering for baby items is an exciting time for some but can be overwhelming for others. With thousands of items on the market, what do we need? It is common to see articles and blogs telling us what to put on our registry but with the goal of solid sleep, let’s...

Parent Sleep Habits

Parent Sleep Habits

Why can’t I sleep? A look at common parent sleep habits Recently I posted a question on Facebook asking parents what they would tell their pre-parent selves if they could send a message back in time. The overwhelming majority had something to say about sleep. We could...

Keys to Setting up a Safe and Sleep Promoting Nursery

Keys to Setting up a Safe and Sleep Promoting Nursery

One of the most exciting things on our to-do lists when we find out a baby is on its way is decorating the nursery. Visualizing, pinning, shopping, purchasing and placing – I love it all!!! Did you know there are things you can do to help their nursery communicate...

Keeping Sleep on Track During Travel

Keeping Sleep on Track During Travel

Does your family have travel plans? Where ya going? Whether it’s a vacation to the beach or a road trip to Grandma’s house for Thanksgiving, sleeping away from home can be difficult for some children. Here are a few tips to make your trip enjoyable. Choose the right...

Transitioning From the Crib? Now or Later?

Transitioning From the Crib? Now or Later?

The question of when to transition from the crib to a bed with new found freedom, like a toddler bed or similar, is one I am often asked as a sleep consultant. My answer is one that some families are surprised by but one with the goal of the smoothest transition...

Finding the #Truth in Piles of Contradicting Sleep Articles

Finding the #Truth in Piles of Contradicting Sleep Articles

In the age of Google and social media, we have access to more information than we could ever read. This is wonderful BUT can be overwhelming when looking for recommendations. Our children are unique and special and unfortunately sleep is not one size fits all. What...