Parenting with Boundaries

We often talk to parents about how to put the baby on a consistent routine. I get asked how is this possible with a baby that is only 8 weeks old or younger? How can they connect sleep cycles at this age? Science says that they can’t connect sleep cycles but what they can do is follow a consistent routine so why do I ask about boundaries?

 

Baby Steph was fed when she cried, mom would try to calm her down but when she wouldn’t she fed her, and the baby would calm down. This...

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What is Summer's Method and Tips?

Parents always want to know different ways to train their babies and there are so many different methods.

As a newborn care specialist that often works in the home and as a sleep consultant this method below has been one of my go-to training. 

First off you do not have to do cry it out approach. So, what are some good tips to sleep train your baby?

 

  • Set a good bedtime routine, I suggest parents pick a consistent bedtime each night.
  • Lay your baby in the crib as soon as your done...
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Science of Sleep and Toddler Development

Written by Summer Hartman

 

What is the most important thing to remember about teaching and helping families is to bring peace of mind and sleep to each family. How do sleep and brain development work?

CDC says: “How the brain grows is strongly affected by the child’s experiences with other people and the world. Nurturing care for the mind is critical for brain growth. Children grow and learn best in a safe environment where they are protected from neglect and from ...

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Sleep Training Parents to Sleep Train their Baby

Written by Summer Hartman

 

We live in a world that expects perfection. The label sleep training is so controversial that we don’t really want to say it out loud because of backlash.

 

I have been training families over 14 years to nurture and guide their babies to sleep through the night. There are plenty of methods to do so. Not one family is the same, you must make a plan that fits for each parent and baby. We stress the need for consistency and follow through and a...

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