When I had my little boy 8 weeks ago, I made a promise to myself.  I remembered how much I struggled with sleep with our daughter Palmer during those first couple months. For some reason, I thought the perfect bassinet or swaddle would be the answer. I touched on this idea in my SNOO bassinet […]

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What are wake windows? They are a timeframe that your baby can stay awake in between naps and a good way to predict nap times when you are trying to get your baby into some sort of sleep routine.  New moms, we are in survival mode from day one! It can often feel like a […]

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“Sleep when they sleep” — the phrase everyone tells a new parent (insert eye roll emoji). Easier said than done.  There is always laundry and work and life happening. But…sleeping when the baby sleeps is SO much easier when there is only the one baby.   With my first baby, I did a lot of […]

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Babies, babies everywhere! We are in heaven here at The Cradle Coach, welcoming new babies to our “team” left and right. Our social media director Mary Grace welcomed her sweet baby girl Palmer just days ago, and currently, sleep consultants Kate, Kirsti AND Janelle are all expecting! We’re pulling out our hand-me-down bins and trying […]

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We are just a few short weeks away from my son Parker’s first birthday. After we put the kids to bed last night, my husband and I were reflecting on the last (almost) year and just how much our little man has changed. From his first sleep in the hospital to today, we’ve seen sleepless […]

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I am the owner of and lead baby and toddler sleep consultant at The Cradle Coach. I am a family-first mom of three, goal-oriented entrepreneur, to-do list extraordinaire, avid dreamer and unshakable optimist dedicated to helping tired families all around the world give their child the best sleep possible.

I had the opportunity to take over The Cradle Coach from its’ incredible founder, Melissa Perry, in 2023. For over 11 years, The Cradle Coach team has been supporting, educating, and partnering with tired, busy families, to develop customized sleep training plans for their babies and toddlers.

If you are ready to go from surviving these precious moments with your child, to thriving – it’s time to make gentle changes and give your child the sleep they need!


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