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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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
Separation anxiety can make things hard on everyone. What seems like a behavioral issue is actually a normal, healthy part of your child’s development, and a sign that they are attached to you. But wh...
May 5, 2020
"Trauma is not what happens to you, trauma is what happens inside you as a result of what happens to you."  -Gabor Mate Trauma experienced in childhood can take on many different forms. It can be divo...
April 28, 2020
If your family is struggling to keep it together with sleep, I discuss potential causes and solutions for quarantine related sleep challenges. We also cover behavioral changes in our kids, and how to ...
April 21, 2020
When I look at the big picture of sleep, nutrition is one of the key areas I focus on. Did you know that there are many foods that affect our body chemistry and have either negative or positive effect...
April 7, 2020
Bringing a new baby home can be both exciting and stressful. This week I am giving you my best tips on how to help your older child through this big adjustment. Of course I am focusing on sleep, and t...
March 31, 2020
Giving time and attention to our own quality of sleep benefits the entire family. This week I address the very important topic of sleep for adults. There are so many factors that are within our contro...
March 24, 2020
This episode is about our kids’ fears at night. I discuss fears, nightmares and night terrors. We talk about how to investigate the sources of these fears, what is developmentally typical and best of ...
March 17, 2020
This week I wanted to cover the basics of what mindfulness means and how to incorporate it into family life. I talk about some possible benefits for both yourself and your kids. If mindfulness is some...
March 10, 2020

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