We all know that sleep is important for our children but preparing them for a good nights sleep doesn’t just start during their bedtime routine – it begins in their day. Your child craves your attention and will do whatever it takes to get it – often times looking for it in the night when […]

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This question is probably asked each and every time we speak to a potential client. It actually is a question that makes me sad to think that the reputation for sleep consultants or the only way to “sleep training” your child is to do a full cry it out technique. That’s just not the case […]

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Food goes hand in hand with sleep. From exclusively breastfed babies to a toddler who only eats solids, what you give your child can shape how they sleep. We listed 10 types of foods that can prevent your child from sleeping…. Ice Cream Shucks. I love my ice cream, but it’s not the best for […]

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It’s that time of year again…the school bells are ringing and it’s back to busy schedules, long days, and lots of playtime for your little ones. But with all the craziness that the long school days can bring, make sure the home is filled with lots of calm activities, cuddles, kisses, and good sleep! Here […]

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Separation anxiety usually occurs between 8-10 months old and can last what seems like forever (atleast with my children). At first, I had thought my children were teething or even coming down with an illness, but after a week of no other symptoms from either, I knew they must have been going thru anxiety of […]

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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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