Falling Peacefully to Sleep – A Learned Skill

It’s 7:00 pm. Bedtime. You and your child go through a nightly ritual in properly preparing for sleep. It has been a long day and both of you are looking forward to getting some soothing and much deserved rest. You place your child in the crib, kiss her goodnight, turn off the lights, and your baby peacefully falls asleep. You …

Children Learning To Fall and Falling Asleep

Falling Asleep I invite parents to view the “falling” of falling asleep just like the falling that our children inevitably do when learning to crawl, walk, climb and ride bikes. Here is a list of sleep crutches we provide to fix that falling. nursing ~ rocking ~ walking ~ holding ~ wearing ~ patting  Imagine handing a toddler crutches to prevent …

The Compassionate Sleep Process

Our children are the best learners on this planet. They are learning machines.   100% of infants and toddlers can learn the skill of falling to sleep and returning to sleep – without a parent fixing that process for them. Infants and toddlers learn everything by the repetition of doing. Your child has learned how to do sleep by the way you …

Fall Back Into Solution

Every summer we get off of our routine with sleep and with life in general. We all fall out of habit at some point(s) in our lives. We don’t do it because we are wrong, bad or weak. We do it because we are human. The main reason why parents don’t reach out to me for support is because of …

Infant Sleep and Parental Self-soothing

A typical day in the life of my Inbox Email Subject: Help with crying From: Aaron and his ten-month-old daughter: She was a good sleeper for about six-months. Suddenly everything we were doing has stopped working. My wife nurses her to sleep every night. And now as soon as we start to lower her into the crib her eyes pop …

Baby Sleep: On Their Own – With Our Help

A typical day in the life of my Inbox.  Email subject: HELP!!!! From: Alex and her eight-month-old baby. I don’t know what happened. Things were going so well. I would nurse her to sleep and she slept for four or five hour stretches. All of a sudden she is up every hour or two crying. It feels like I have …

Client Resources

Hope you enjoyed our call! Here are a couple more resources.  Enjoy!Our children are the best learners on this planet. They are learning machines. 100% of infants and toddlers can learn the skill of falling to sleep and returning to sleep – without a parent fixing that process for them. Infants and toddlers learn everything by the repetition of doing. Your ...

Infant Self Soothing – They are not as fragile as you think!

Research reveals that infants possess remarkable ability to self-soothe. Mothers and infants are constantly going in and out of synchrony. – David Schnarch, Ph.D. The moments of synchrony are what we all seek. These are are those times when we are in sync with our children. We are working together in simultaneous harmony. All good parents and caregivers have two overriding …

Sleep Problems in Newborns: 0 to 4 Months

What is “Good Sleep” for the newborn? This is the developmental stage of developing the bond and creating a healthy attachment. The best infant sleep happens when: Your baby is in arms reach in a co-sleeper or bassinet. Infants are eating as much as they need to meet their authentic hunger in the night Many newborns can start to learn …

Mom is a zombie due to no sleep!

Dear Zombie Parent – Changing Sleep Hard But Rewarding!

A sample email from a desperate and exhausted mommy. Message to Compassionate Sleep Solutions: My 7-month old nurses to sleep for nights and naps.  He wakes exhausted and so do I. He wakes after 45 minutes of night sleep, and continues to wake every few minutes to every two hours all night long. I am a zombie and not able …