800: Sleep Coaching {Interview with Dana Obleman}

"Crying is your child's way of protesting change, and you can expect that making changes to their sleep habits will result in some protest." -Dana Obleman

Dana began her private practice in Vancouver, Canada in 2003. After struggling with her own child’s sleep, she drew on her dual degrees in Psychology and Education to create The Sleep Sense™ Program, a complete sleep resource for parents which has sold almost 100,000 copies in more than 30 countries.Since writing The Sleep Sense Program, she has authored an additional four books on specific parenting challenges. Over 85,000 individuals follow her on Facebook and Instagram, her instructional YouTube videos have over 4 million views, her parenting blog and website average 90,000 unique visitors per month, and her weekly podcast has over half a million downloads. She has personally trained a global network of over 300 Certified Sleep Sense™ Consultants to carry on her work in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Namibia, Finland, and the United Kingdom, as well as the United States and Canada.

 

In this episode, Dana and I talk about:

  • How to set up a sleep schedule that works for your child
  • The importance of routine at bedtime
  • How to recognize sleep as a skill

Check out Dana's website at: www. sleepsense.net 

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