How to Get My Toddler to Sleep: Toddler Sleep Training Methods

By slumberandbloom / June 5, 2020 /

It can be hard to convince a persistent toddler to get in bed AND STAY IN BED. Strategies such as using visual bedtime routine cards and reward systems will help your toddler at bedtime. Here are some tips to help your child’s bedtime go smoothly: Allow your child to make as many choices as possible…

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Potty Training Must-Have Items: Favorite Potty Training Products

By slumberandbloom / May 29, 2020 /

Many parents want to know exactly what supplies and equipment they need when they’re jumping into potty training with their toddlers. It’s important to involve your child in the preparation process before potty training. I went to Target to show you exactly what they have in stores so you can plan your trip ahead of…

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How long will sleep training take? What to expect when sleep training your baby

By slumberandbloom / May 22, 2020 /

Before parents jump into sleep training their baby, they tend to have many many questions. One of the most commonly asked questions is, “how long will it take to sleep train my baby?” Depending on the method we use in your sleep plan, it will take a different amount of time. If we are using…

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How to sleep train your baby: 6- 24 months old sleep training methods

By slumberandbloom / May 15, 2020 /

Rocking your baby to sleep was probably no big deal for the first few months. But now you’re probably exhausted beyond belief. You just want your sleep back so you can function. It’s hard to accomplish your goals and get dinner on the table when you’re holding your baby for sleep all day during naptime…

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When sleep training fails… and how to fix it

By slumberandbloom / May 10, 2020 /

“We already tried everything, and nothing worked for my baby. She just doesn’t like sleep.” Then I ask a series of questions and figure out exactly what happened and WHY sleep training may have failed. The truth is- SLEEP TRAINING DOES WORK. It takes time, consistency, and commitment to make it work. There are MANY…

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How to know when it’s time to potty train

By slumberandbloom / May 1, 2020 /

Do you think your child is ready for potty training? Is your child showing signs of readiness to learn how to use the toilet? In this video, I’m going to teach you how you can tell if your child is ready to ditch the diapers! TAKE THE POTTY TRAINING READINESS QUIZ: GET THE POTTY…

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Gentle Sleep Training Methods: 4-6 Month Old Sleep Training

By slumberandbloom / April 24, 2020 /

Are you ready for more sleep? Do you want your room (and/or bed) back?! You think your baby needs some sleep training, but you’re unsure of cry-it-out sleep training methods? What you may not know is that there are SO many different methods out there. I’m going to teach you about my top 4 gentle…

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Will Sleep Training Damage My Baby?!

By slumberandbloom / April 16, 2020 /

Many exhausted parents are interested in sleep training their baby, but they’re concerned about the emotional toll it may take on their child. I’m going to talk about whether or not sleep training will actually cause damage to your child or have any impact on your emotional bond with your baby. There is so much…

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How to choose the right sleep training method for your child

By slumberandbloom / April 9, 2020 /

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog post, you’re ready to start improving your child’s sleep. You want to sleep train your baby, but you’re not sure which method would be the best fit for your family. There is no quick answer to this, but there are ways to decide on the best fit for…

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Working from Home and Living My BEST LIFE

By slumberandbloom / April 4, 2020 /

Before having kids, I was a preschool teacher. I attempted to go back to working full-time and it just wasn’t working. My son, Timmy wasn’t sleeping at daycare and the lack of sleep was making him miserable. He was up all night and crying constantly and not meeting his milestones. I quit my job, kept…

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