Category Archives: Toddlers

“Daylight Saving Time is my favorite time of year!” -no parent ever.

DO YOU DREAD DAYLIGHT SAVING?Daylight Saving is not easy without children. When you put kids in the mix, it’s a whole new ballgame. As a parent, you are not only responsible for adjusting to this new time, but your little ones might need some assistance as well. Thankfully, springing forward does give us more daylight […]


How are you feeling about the upcoming holidays? How is your stress level? Do you feel the added pressure as a new parent to do “all the things?” I just received my first Christmas card in the mail and it’s December 1st! I know some people who have gifts wrapped and their houses decorated the […]

Time to Fall Back

Daylight Saving Some of the most popular questions I get asked this time of year are: “How do I get my child to transition to the new time?” “How long will it take for my baby to adjust to the time change?” “Should I help my child adjust gradually? Should I just wait until the […]


DO YOU DREAD DAYLIGHT SAVING?Springing forward gains us more daylight which I personally LOVE! Being able to stay outdoors longer is so good for the soul. It’s also a great way to get the extra energy out of your little ones. Anything that disrupts the normal day/night (Circadian) rhythm can lead to sudden sleep problems… […]


smiling baby lying on white mat

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Have you fully enjoyed the holidays over the past few months?  I hope that your holidays were meaningful, fun and that you created some new memories and traditions.  I know that sometimes we fill every day and every night with something that we hope will make a lasting impression on our family.  […]


Do you want to have a peaceful holiday season? Are you already stressed out about the holidays? Do you know anyone who has all their gifts bought and wrapped right after Cyber Monday? Can you relate to those people who are completely decorated for Christmas or Hanukkah after the Thanksgiving dishes are cleaned up? Or […]

When is the right time to sleep train?

WHEN SHOULD I SLEEP TRAIN MY CHILD? When should I sleep train my child? This is a question I get asked a lot as a postpartum doula and sleep consultant. Unfortunately, I can’t answer this question without knowing all the details. The most important 2 things to consider are: is your baby ready and are […]

Daylight Saving…Time to fall back

I know some of you dread this time of year each year. I know I do! I don’t like it when it gets darker earlier. It makes me feel lazy and as the weather starts to get “colder” in Southern California, I just want to be inside when it gets dark. Sometimes it is hard […]