SF Bay Area Sleep Consultant
In short, I take a flexible, systematic approach that is customized
to your little one’s needs, his or her personality, and your parenting style.
Like you, I’m sure, I didn’t know where to start when I was trying to help my firstborn, Callan, sleep better. I read the articles, the books, the research… but it wasn’t until I found the Sleep Sense™ Method that things began to click.
One of the difficulties with reading general content about sleeping habits is that it assumes that all children are the same. That their reasons for struggling with sleep – and the solutions needed to help them – are cookie-cutter. But they’re not. From the very first day, babies differ from one another, and trying to develop a plan for fixing their sleeping problem is like putting every person in the world on the same diet or exercise routine: It might work for some, but it’s going to be a failure for others.
Add to that the conflicting information, the outlandish claims, and the uncertainty that comes with it all, and you end up not sure what to do. So you wait for it to get better, hoping that things will stick, trying different tactics that you hope will help while keeping your fingers tightly crossed. Trust me, I’ve been there, and it’s no fun.
Which speaks directly to the beauty of Sleep Sense™. The central idea is that you need a plan, a process that you can rely on to guide you through this needed transition. But it’s much more than that.
Baby Sleep Consulting in San Francisco
Why Sleep Sense™ Is the Best Program for Obtaining Good Sleep Habits
Before diving into customization, plans, and expectations, it all starts with really understanding the importance of good sleep. Why? Because it’s where you draw your motivation to push through the plan. You might see results in a night or two, many do, but it sometimes takes a little bit of time, especially if your child is a toddler. So it’s extremely important to stay focused on the long-term implications that a good sleep schedule has on your child. Research has proven over and over that good sleep has tremendous impacts on a child’s physical and psychological acuity and well-being as they grow up, and understanding this is key to following
Next, we focus on your little bundle of (sleepless) joy. I have a complete questionnaire for you to fill out that will give me all of the information I need to get us off and running. I’ll analyze the unique combination of your child’s personality and behavior patterns, along with your parenting style, to develop a plan customized to your specific needs.
I’m guessing that, at this point, you’ve had enough theory. The list of those who have their own perspectives on how a baby should obtain good sleep, and how parents should behave, is a mile long. And, frankly, much of it does little but incite fear and worry in parents. You’ve probably become familiar with the debate around “crying it out,” which many people use to discredit the great work done by sleep coaches, even as research has shown the benefits of consulting with a sleep specialist and pediatricians recommend us. No, you don’t need theory. What you need is a step-by-step plan to follow, something that will guide you to sleep success. Which is exactly what I create for your little one. It will, of course, be catered to your needs and parenting style, but my primary focus is to help you and your child get the sleep you so deserve.
One of the hardest parts of trying to fix your child’s sleep habits is knowing what to expect. How long should it take? What if things start to get better but then regress? What if my child isn’t picking up on the healthy, independent habits they need to sleep well? Sleep Sense™ covers all of these questions and more, ensuring that you won’t be taken aback of left wondering what to do next. On top, I provide one-on-one time to the parents I work with, including scheduled follow-ups where I can check in, answer your questions, and help support you through your transition. You might be feeling alone in your struggle, but trust me, you aren’t. And I’m here to help.
“I cannot recommend Adele enough! I’m a single mom of two boys, 4.5 and 2.5, and bedtime had become totally overwhelming, full of meltdowns and not enough sleep for any of us. Adele has been absolutely incredible – patient, thoughtful, unbelievably responsive, and a total cheerleader for me and my family through this process. I’m so grateful to have found her and we are all sleeping so much better as a result of her wisdom, guidance