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 (Fox & Friends Sleep Expert and Host of Parents.com 'Baby Sleep 911' Web TV Series) 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.
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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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Almost everyone you talk to will agree – they don't get enough sleep. According to the National Institutes of Health, 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems that can significantly diminish health, alertness and safety. That's why I am dedicated to what I call the trifecta of optimal … [Read More...]
Slumber parties are a fun rite of passage for children – and a big responsibility for parents. They should be age appropriate and handled with care. Children are generally ready to be away from home for this type of sleepover at around 9 years of age. Tips for Kids Birthday Party Ages 9 to 11 When hosting a slumber party for younger children, … [Read More...]
Establish a Sleep Routine for Your Kids and Yourself — Get the Rest You Need (Part 3 in a 3-part series)
This is the final installment in this 3-part series on what keeps a child up at night and how parents can help children feel calm and secure, and sleep. You may already have a sleep routine for your little one, but did you know it's equally helpful for parents — indeed, any adult — to have a sleep routine. Sleep routines signal the body and … [Read More...]
Childhood fears are common, but they can have a powerful impact on a child's outlook, behavior and ability to sleep. Sometimes, parents know and understand their child's apprehension (see Part 1). Other times, however, parents may not be aware that their child's fear is based on their own behavior — like giving them inconsistent … [Read More...]
Childhood fears are real — and common — and can interfere with a child's ability to function at their best as well as to sleep. Sometimes, parents know and understand their child's apprehension, like when a child is starting school. Whether it's nursery school or college, children may experience anxiety. We all get that. Other times, however, … [Read More...]
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...]