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]

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]

Potty Training Tips That Get the Job Done with Megan Pierson [SS 010]

Potty training is a huge step for kids. It can also be a frustrating time for kid and parents. So what's the secret to success with potty training? That's what my guest, Megan Pierson, joins us to talk about in this episode. Megan has a Master's degree in Special Education as well as many years of experience in Childhood Development specializing in children with Autism. She uses her knowledge and experience to help other parents who find it challenging [...]

By |2018-02-06T11:31:02+00:00February 6th, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on Potty Training Tips That Get the Job Done with Megan Pierson [SS 010]

Shorten Bedtime, Sleep Routines for Newborns, and Other Q&A with Kara of Kara Loves Coco [SS 009]

I'm joined by fashion and lifestyle blogger Kara from Kara Loves Coco and she has some questions from her readers and social media followers. Questions I Answer in This Episode: How do I get my 3.5 year old to sleep past 6:00 am? How do you know when it is the appropriate age to drop nap time? How do I shorten bedtime, especially when it often takes around 2 hours to get baby down to sleep? How do [...]

By |2018-01-30T03:39:24+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on Shorten Bedtime, Sleep Routines for Newborns, and Other Q&A with Kara of Kara Loves Coco [SS 009]

When All Else Fails: Tips to Put Baby to Sleep (On-Air Consult) [SS 008]

I'm joined by Kristen Schellenberg, business owner and mother of 6-month old baby Wyatt. Kristen seems to have tried various techniques to put Wyatt to sleep but none seem to be working. She tried soothing, bathing, even overfeeding. In this on-air consultation, I walk Kristen through several other techniques she can utilize to help get baby Wyatt on a consistent sleeping schedule. What We Discuss in This Episode: At 6 months old, babies are capable of self-soothing and transitioning [...]

By |2018-01-16T11:32:32+00:00January 16th, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on When All Else Fails: Tips to Put Baby to Sleep (On-Air Consult) [SS 008]

Nutrition and Wellness for Mommy and Baby with Holistic Nutritionist and Expert Kelly Leveque [SS 007]

From women trying to get pregnant, to women who are pregnant and new mommies, nutrition plays a key role in ensuring that mommy and baby are healthy and happy from day one. My guest in this episode is Kelly Leveque, a holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach based in Los Angeles, California. Kelly coaches mommies on how to bypass all those not-so-healthy cravings and turn them into healthier habits.   What You'll Learn in this Episode: How to [...]

By |2017-12-12T11:30:38+00:00December 12th, 2017|Podcast|Comments Off on Nutrition and Wellness for Mommy and Baby with Holistic Nutritionist and Expert Kelly Leveque [SS 007]

Consistent Sleep Routine with an Inconsistent Daycare Schedule (On-Air Consultation) [SS 006]

Getting baby on a consistent napping routine can be a struggle.  Whether you are a new mommy or a third-time mommy, the challenge is different with every child.  In this episode, I bring you along on one of my consultation calls with my friend Nikki Holt, as I share my tips to help this third-time mommy with her baby's sleep routine. What You'll Learn in this Episode: Important factors to consider when gauging how long your baby will sleep, [...]

By |2017-12-05T11:31:02+00:00December 5th, 2017|Podcast|Comments Off on Consistent Sleep Routine with an Inconsistent Daycare Schedule (On-Air Consultation) [SS 006]

All About Breastfeeding and Lactation with Becky Leonard, Part II [SS 005]

Breastfeeding is wonderful gift, but for some new moms, its a bit difficult to get the hang of, especially when not enough milk is being produced. What can moms do to amp up their supply? How can the law of supply and demand assist our boobies?  My guest today is Becky Leonard, a Certified Lactation Education Counselor and Certified Doula. She is the owner of Nourish Baby, a company dedicated to teaching mothers everything they need to know about [...]

By |2017-11-28T11:30:28+00:00November 28th, 2017|Podcast|Comments Off on All About Breastfeeding and Lactation with Becky Leonard, Part II [SS 005]

All About Breastfeeding and Lactation with Becky Leonard, Part I [SS 004]

Breastfeeding is a natural and beautiful part of being a mother, but are we doing it right? Is it for everyone? Does every child feed the same way? A lot of first-time mothers often wonder if this is something that they should do on their own since it is such a natural thing, or if they should seek the help and advice of someone more experienced. Becky Leonard is that person. Becky is a Certified Lactation Education Counselor and [...]

By |2017-11-14T11:30:17+00:00November 14th, 2017|Podcast|Comments Off on All About Breastfeeding and Lactation with Becky Leonard, Part I [SS 004]

Decoding Toddler Sleep with Megan Pierson [SS 003]

Toddlers are adorable but they can certainly have powerful personalities. In this episode, our resident toddler expert, Megan Pierson, joins me to chat about how best to handle sleeptime, naptime, sleep regression and transitioning to a toddler bed. What You'll Learn in This Episode: How many hours of sleep does a toddler need in a 24 hour period (18 months ? 3 years old) How long should a toddler's nap times be? What signs to look for to tell [...]

By |2017-11-11T15:26:32+00:00November 11th, 2017|Podcast|Comments Off on Decoding Toddler Sleep with Megan Pierson [SS 003]