So, right now I am coming upon the time for the 2-to-1 nap transition with my 13 month-old baby girl. Some days she will take a morning nap and some days she will stay awake playing in her crib for an hour. For many of my clients this is always a questionable time to know […]

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I am all about bringing some #reallife to parenting, so to start off today’s blog post, here is a picture of my Strong-Willed Toddler throwing a tantrum: The shoe flying off, the arms flailing, and of course the shirt saying she is “Daddy’s dream girl.” If I can remember correctly, I didn’t let her pet […]

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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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As much as we want our babies to nap (and as much as we want a little break!) sometimes it takes a little coaching to get those little ones on a solid nap routine. Here are 10 tips to help your baby or toddler get the naps they need. 1. Know Your Stuff: First, know […]

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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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