Certified Sleep Consultants for Children. On the Sleep Sisters blog you will find advice from two moms who are sisters about what sleep methods worked best for their children. Sleep Sisters mission is to help sleepy parents and their young children get back to sleep.
It’s hard to believe it’s that time again already. My kids just completed first and third grades, and this year has definitely gone the fastest! Now that school’s out, my time is full of camp drop-offs and pick-ups. And later in the summer, I’ll be on the East Coast taking kids to sleep-away camp and […]
Researchers at UCSF might be able to help! If you are pregnant and suffering from poor sleep, you are not alone! In fact, as many as three out of four pregnant women suffer from poor sleep quality. Sleep disturbances, such as insomnia, may affect the expecting mom and her baby. For example, poor sleep quality during […]
On Sunday, November 6th, most of us in the U.S. will be turning our clocks back one hour. Just the thought of this change instills panic in parents who have just gotten their little one on that great routine! This fall time change is more challenging than our “spring forward” change. Changing our clocks even […]
Memorial Day is upon us here in the US, bringing with it the un-official start of summer, warmer weather, and the rapidly approaching end of the school year. During the summer, both Debbie and I have our hands full! Debbie heads to Camp Akeela, where she and her husband (and their two kids) create amazing experiences […]
Last week, the San Francisco CBS affiliate ran a story on the 11pm news featuring the work we do at Sleep Sisters. One of our fabulous clients graciously agreed to participate by talking about her experience working with a sleep consultant and allowing her darling baby to appear on camera (going down for a nap, […]
We are often asked for advice, and we have plenty! No shortage of opinions here. We were recently asked for our favorite advice specifically for new parents. Here are our responses. Share your own advice in our comments section! Melissa’s Advice Whatever your views on parenting, your approach or philosophy, make sleep a priority. It […]
October is SIDS awareness month and we wanted to make sure that we didn’t let the month pass by without spending some time discussing this very scary phenomenon. As moms, we know that the unknown or unexplainable can be the most frightening and SIDS is one of those things. Often, pediatricians say, “We just don’t […]
Making lasting changes to sleep habits typically takes around two weeks for infants (closer to four weeks for toddlers), but there are several things you can do TONIGHT to get started. Formalize Your Bedtime Routine. You don’t have to engrave it, but do write down all the steps of your bedtime ritual. That way, no […]
This Sunday in most of the U.S., we will be turning our clocks forward one hour. The Spring time change tends to less disruptive than the one in the Fall. At this time change, it’s easiest for most of us to do nothing in preparation – just change the clocks on Sunday am – perhaps because it’s […]
Daycare Rant….A Follow-Up I heard from many of you after my last post about daycare….It seems I’m not alone in my concern and, of course, I’m not surprised! I know that there are many parents who are concerned about their child’s lack of sleep at school and often feel like their hands are tied – […]
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