The Little Sleep Show

A podcast about helping your child sleep, and connecting to your child and yourself through all the ups and downs of parenting. Hosted by Child Sleep Consultant Laura Meierkort of Nest Family Sleep Consulting

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Weaning is a very personal choice with many factors to consider. Join me as I discuss when it's appropriate to think about weaning, the pros and cons, and exactly how to start the process. I also go o...
July 22, 2020
Pacifiers - can’t live with them, can’t live without them! On this episode we cover the best time to introduce a pacifier and the best time to wean. I get to the truth about pacifiers and breastfeedin...
July 14, 2020
Bedtime can mean stress for the entire family. There are so many little choices throughout the day that go into creating a calm transition to bed for your child. On this episode I talk about all the w...
July 7, 2020
On this episode, I'm so excited to be joined by Rene Thomsen LPC of Parenting.littles on Instagram. Rene is a therapist who specializes in helping families to build connection and attachment. She's al...
June 30, 2020
There are so many misconceptions about how our children "should be" sleeping. In this episode I discuss some of the most common ways I see parent's expectations clashing with what is developmentally a...
June 23, 2020
Sleep regression - the words every parent dreads. But when we look at  what’s behind these periods in our child’s lives carefully, we can see them as periods of rapid change and development. On this e...
June 16, 2020
The phrase “sleep training” can be controversial. It seems like everyone has an opinion on how you should get your child to sleep more. On this episode I’ll explain what sleep training really is, and ...
June 2, 2020
Teething gets blamed quite often for causing sleep disruptions. But is it really the cause of your child’s sleep problems? On this episode I help you to discern what might be teething and what may not...
May 26, 2020
Early morning waking can be a tricky problem to tackle. Often times your child may be waking due to a combination of factors. The good news is, it is a very fixable sleep challenge. With some patience...
May 19, 2020
We are exploring the ups and downs of toddler sleep and getting to the bottom of why toddlers have so much trouble sleeping! I discuss how to tackle the challenges I see the most with clients at this ...
May 12, 2020

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