Melissa Brown

About Melissa Brown

Melissa is your partner for infant sleep training and family care, ensuring the first months are as joy-filled as they should be!

Nap Checklist

NAPTIME CHECKLIST   Hands down the number one topic I get asked about is naps.  The notorious 30-45 minute nap has so many parents stumped and desperate for help.  When I work with familes, naps are always a focus not only because parents need that break in the day, but also because proper daytime sleep sets baby up for success for the longest possible stretch of nighttime sleep.  When we’re talking about naps, we go through this checklist to be [...]

By |2020-04-23T19:33:01+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nap Checklist

4 Month Sleep Regression

The Dreaded 4 Month Sleep Regression… We all have been warned and whether you are a first time parent or a seasoned veteran we all know that around 3-5 months there is a definite change in your baby’s sleep. The good news is it does not last forever, there are ways to manage through it and even though you may feel like you have a newborn again- your baby is old enough to not only learn and practice independent sleep, [...]

By |2020-03-21T17:52:35+00:00March 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Month Sleep Regression

Naps- For All Ages

  Naps. Never has something been so loved and hated among mothers. After all, a solid nap allows mom some downtime (and maybe the chance to drink a hot cup of coffee!) but a nap spent crying – well, it’s enough to pull your hair out.   As we’ve discussed in other posts, there are a number of reasons your child (baby or toddler) may be fighting his naps. However, it is important to note that just because he doesn’t [...]

By |2020-03-16T18:51:43+00:00March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Naps- For All Ages


Sadly COVID-19 has affected all of us, some worse than others. Praying for all those families who have lost jobs, lost money, had delays, had friends or family infected with the disease, and simply have had their lives flipped upside down. As a Nurse Practitioner, I strongly agree with adhering to the recommendations by the CDC. Here are some steps to protect yourself and your family: 1.  Clean your hands often Wash your hands often with soap and water for [...]

By |2020-03-15T22:56:51+00:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on COVID-19

Infant Sleep Video

They are finally here! I can't tell you guys all the work that went into making these! Because our time is limited with the amount of clients we take on at a time, I wanted to find a way to get information to you guys in the easiest way possible. These videos are short, very informative, have sleep schedules up through a year and will hopefully be encouragement to all you out there looking for support through this crazy parenting [...]

By |2020-02-26T05:16:19+00:00February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Infant Sleep Video

Welcome to Sleep Shop

Hello! Thank you for all that follow along and all that are new here! I will be adding so much more content to the blog to hopefully give you guys more information and get you guys headed in the right direction with your little ones! Please follow along @sleepshopconsulting and all our other team members! We have an incredible group of women here that all have such unique and amazing gifts. Feel so so lucky to be able to work [...]

By |2020-02-26T00:04:36+00:00February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome to Sleep Shop

What SleepShop Represents and Why Parents Hire Sleep Consultants [SS 012]

In this final episode of the season, I share a little bit about why I started my business, Sleep Shop, and discuss a few reasons why parents hire me. I delve into my background working as a hospital chaplain, then as a high school counselor, and eventually opening up my consultancy. I describe the process behind our work at Sleep Shop and showcase how we support parents all over the world with their baby sleep needs.   Until next [...]

By |2018-03-06T11:30:53+00:00March 6th, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on What SleepShop Represents and Why Parents Hire Sleep Consultants [SS 012]

Ollie Swaddle Discount Code!

The Ollie Swaddle is one of our favorites and we’ve teamed up with Ollie to make sure our readers can see for themselves why we love it so much! Click this link for 10% off your next purchase.

By |2018-03-02T23:15:00+00:00March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ollie Swaddle Discount Code!

How Caring For Yourself and Finding Your Fulfillment Makes You a Better Parent with Leslie Bruce [SS 011]

Parenting can be overwhelming so you must learn to give yourself permission to take breaks and not feel guilty about it. #1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning entertainment journalist, Leslie Anne Bruce, joins us today to share what she has learned over the years as a mother and author of the Unpacified parenting blog. What We Cover in This Episode: You can have a bad day and still be a good parent Parenthood is about trial and error and [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:30:23+00:00February 13th, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on How Caring For Yourself and Finding Your Fulfillment Makes You a Better Parent with Leslie Bruce [SS 011]
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