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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Holiday season is upon us! For so many of us, it means all the amazing things – friends, family, fun, celebration and traditions. I, personally, LOVE this time of year. But, I also know that amidst all of the fun, there also comes a lot of stress. And this is especially true when you have […]

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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 had taken the classes, skimmed a few books, spent endless amounts of hours Googling random pregnancy symptoms. I had asked my midwife questions I would never utter to anyone else on this entire planet but nothing prepared me for motherhood.  I had done it. After 9 long months of pregnancy, way too many midwife […]

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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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