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How You Can Improve Your Child’s Sleep Today
Hi! I am Kyle Mlasko, Bella Luna Family’s newest sleep consultant. I’m truly thrilled to be a part of the team and can’t wait to support families around the country! I decided to become a sleep consultant after sleep training my son had such a profoundly positive impact on my life. Once my son learned…Read More
Sleep Tips For Daylight Savings Spring 2023
More sunlight. Longer days. More outside fun, especially for those of us who live in the North. It’s that time of year again…the start of spring and Daylight Savings Time Spring Forward. This means it’s time for our sleep tips to help with the time change! Daylight Savings starts in the US and Canada on…Read More
How To Get Longer Naps Using Crib Hour
If you’ve been Googling “how to get baby to nap longer” or “when do babies start taking longer naps”, you may have heard the term ‘crib hour’. That may be what brought you here! If so, welcome! First off, I want to say that I know how hard it is when your little one is…Read More
Baby Keeps Waking Up At Night? Here’s Why!
It can feel like your baby keeps waking up every 10 minutes at night when their sleep (and yours) is so broken! When my twins were babies, I was SO confused about why they were having frequent night wakings. So today, I’m going to share with you the top 10 reasons babies wake at night…Read More
What Is The Best Age To Sleep Train A Baby?
I’m excited to answer a popular question that I get a lot, “when is the best age to sleep train?” I want to start off by saying that you can sleep train any time after your baby turns 4 month old, age adjusted for prematurity. This means that your baby is 4 months old based…Read More
How To Help Your Baby Sleep When Sick
First off, I’m sorry your little one isn’t feeling well. It is tough when our children are sick or in pain and we can’t take it away. Hopefully our tips below on how to help your baby or toddler sleep when sick will help! I remember the calls from daycare to come and get my…Read More
How To Transition From Swaddle To Sleep Sack
Sometimes it feels like you get the hang of swaddling, your baby starts to roll and swaddling is no longer safe! It can feel daunting to make this change! That’s why I’m going to share my top tips for how to transition from a swaddle to a sleep sack. When To Transition From The Swaddle…Read More
Daylight Savings 2022 – Prevent A Super Early Morning
In September, I start getting questions about Daylight Savings… How do I prevent an early morning wake-up? Is this going to throw everything off? Should I adjust the schedule in advance? Why do we even do this? These are great questions and this article will answer all but the last one! Daylight savings is ridiculous…Read More
Preventing Scary Halloween Sleep!
The Halloween costumes are bought and your kids are SO excited for trick or treat, but in the back of your head you’re thinking “trick or treat is going to kill my kids’ sleep!” If you are anything like me, you don’t want to be a scrooge (wrong holiday!), but you really want your kids…Read More
When To Wake a Sleeping Baby
You may have heard to “never wake a sleeping baby.” Parents are often flabbergasted when we tell them during a sleep consultation that they may need to wake their baby up at times. We usually hear a popular baby sleep myth, “BUT, you should never wake a sleeping baby!” But as certified child sleep consultants,…Read More
Do Babies Sleep Better In The Dark?
“Do babies sleep better in the dark?” “But I thought I wanted to have a bright bedroom so that my little one can figure out days and nights?” “My first child can sleep anytime, anywhere so I have no idea what to do to help her little brother.” As a child sleep consultant, I hear…Read More