The Baby Sleep Whisperer team is dedicated to helping sleepless families get the much needed rest they need in order to live a happy, restful and healthy life. Ingrid Prueher and Lauren Yelvington primarily work with sleepless families with newborns, toddlers, preschoolers, adolescents and teens and provide sleep and feed schedules based on their parenting philosophy.
Consultations are offered virtually or in-person at clients home.
Pediatric and adult sleep and nutrition consulting packages are available to those who are looking to find solutions and support to better their health. Common issues: insomnia, frequent night wakings, eczema, asthma, allergies, IBS, Candida, reflux and nutrition.
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By Lauren Yelvington Separation anxiety — when children do not want to separate from their parent or caregiver — is a normal emotional experience for young children. Children rely on us to provide for their needs and make them feel loved and secure. While it's hard on everyone, there are strategies you can use to ease the emotional pain for … [Read More...]
Like many people, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It's a time when we disconnect from our busy lives, reconnect with friends and family we may not see as often as we'd like, and share delicious meals. Thanksgiving is about pilgrims and history — and turkey. It's a wonderful time to plan meals and cook, read about the holiday, create … [Read More...]
If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. They are affected by environmental cues, such as … [Read More...]
You may have heard of the "bedtime pass," an innovative idea that is helping many children ages 3 to 10 years old (and their parents) who struggle with bedtime. The idea is simple: at bedtime, you give your child a notecard (i.e., bedtime pass), and he or she can come out of their bedroom to see mom or dad one time after they are tucked into bed … [Read More...]
Saturday, October 31st, is a big day — not only is it the much-anticipated (by kids) Halloween, it's also the much-anticipated (by parents) last day before the time change. At two a.m. on Sunday, November 1st, we "fall back" and gain an extra hour of daylight in the morning. So, what does this combination of sugar, excitement and a change in time … [Read More...]
Like so many women today, I have myriad responsibilities. I have children, a husband, a home, extended family and friends, and I run my Baby Sleep Whisperer business from home — all of which are important to me. My friends and clients often ask me how I manage to do it all. They say I make it look effortless (God bless them!). It's not. Each … [Read More...]
If you're not sleeping or, worse, your children aren't sleeping so you're not sleeping, here are some effective, easy sleep strategies that will make that seem like a bad dream. It's no secret – there really are things you can do — at any age — to get the rest you need to allow you to have an energized, productive day. First, it's a known … [Read More...]
by Lauren Yelvington, Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant If your teens are pushing back when you try to get them to bed at a reasonable hour, they're not being defiant. In fact, they most likely wish they could get to sleep earlier, but their body clocks simply won't allow it. As if changes in hormones, body shape, responsibilities, schools and … [Read More...]