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Transitioning From Bottles to Sippy Cups

Transitioning From Bottles to Sippy Cups

This may not be a sleep related topic, but it's one I get asked all the time. Parents get into such a good groove with bottles and they just can't imagine their babies transitioning away from this type of nutrition. Let me start by saying that there is no one way to do this, and parents should...

The Perfect Bedtime Routine

The Perfect Bedtime Routine

The Perfect Bedtime Routine Establishing a bedtime routine is one of the best things that you can do to promote healthy sleep habits for your child. When you establish a routine, it helps your child to understand what is to come and the end result is that they protest bedtime less and actually...

Sleep Training Older Children

Sleep Training Older Children

When people think of sleep training, most think about little babies. The truth of the matter is, there are plenty of toddlers and preschool aged children that do not know how to fall asleep or back to sleep independently. This happens either because parents believe that their infants will just...

The Essentials For Newborn and Infant Sleep

The Essentials For Newborn and Infant Sleep

Less is more when it comes to newborn and infant sleep. Babies actually need very little in order to sleep soundly and through the night. Here’s my list of necessities. Everything else is extra!   A crib (or bassinet or pack n play) Your baby will need a safe place to sleep. The American...

Becoming A Certified Sleep Consultant

Becoming A Certified Sleep Consultant

When I finally took the plunge and got certified to work as a sleep consultant, it was like a huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders. I had expected to feel anxious about the choice I had just made but instead, I felt the exact opposite. I felt for the first time that I had taken control...

Working From Home During a Pandemic

Working From Home During a Pandemic

My kids' last day of school was March 13th. At the time I think we all figured that they would be out of school until spring break ended on April 20th. At the time, that seemed like an impossibly long time to have the kids at home with no place to go, friends to play with, etc. None of us were...

A Success Story

A Success Story

Kelly* came to me via a referral from a previous client. When my clients share my name with their friends, and vouch for me personally, it always makes me feel super grateful yet a touch nervous at the same time. I always want to do a great job but in these circumstances, there's a touch of added...

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

As a sleep consultant I work with all different types of families. One thing I have noticed to be true, is that those families that have both parents working as a team have far greater success when it comes to teaching their children to sleep independently. It's pretty typical that one parent will...

Is it a Vacation? Or Just a Trip…

Is it a Vacation? Or Just a Trip…

Parents often ask me if there is a way to travel AND have their children sleep well while away. This is so hard because children really do thrive on routine and when taken out of their comfort zone they often end up anxious which can lead to a rough night of sleep. Here are my top five tips for...

Meet Jayne




Jayne Havens is a certified sleep consultant and the founder of Snooze Fest by Jayne Havens. As a leader in the industry, Jayne advocates for healthy sleep hygiene for children of all ages. Jayne launched her comprehensive sleep consultant certification course so she could train and mentor others to work in this emerging industry.
Transitioning From Bottles to Sippy Cups

Transitioning From Bottles to Sippy Cups

This may not be a sleep related topic, but it's one I get asked all the time. Parents get into such a good groove with bottles and they just can't imagine their babies transitioning away from this type of nutrition. Let me start by saying that there is no one way to do this, and parents should...

The Perfect Bedtime Routine

The Perfect Bedtime Routine

The Perfect Bedtime Routine Establishing a bedtime routine is one of the best things that you can do to promote healthy sleep habits for your child. When you establish a routine, it helps your child to understand what is to come and the end result is that they protest bedtime less and actually...

Sleep Training Older Children

Sleep Training Older Children

When people think of sleep training, most think about little babies. The truth of the matter is, there are plenty of toddlers and preschool aged children that do not know how to fall asleep or back to sleep independently. This happens either because parents believe that their infants will just...

The Essentials For Newborn and Infant Sleep

The Essentials For Newborn and Infant Sleep

Less is more when it comes to newborn and infant sleep. Babies actually need very little in order to sleep soundly and through the night. Here’s my list of necessities. Everything else is extra!   A crib (or bassinet or pack n play) Your baby will need a safe place to sleep. The American...

Becoming A Certified Sleep Consultant

Becoming A Certified Sleep Consultant

When I finally took the plunge and got certified to work as a sleep consultant, it was like a huge weight had been lifted from my shoulders. I had expected to feel anxious about the choice I had just made but instead, I felt the exact opposite. I felt for the first time that I had taken control...

Working From Home During a Pandemic

Working From Home During a Pandemic

My kids' last day of school was March 13th. At the time I think we all figured that they would be out of school until spring break ended on April 20th. At the time, that seemed like an impossibly long time to have the kids at home with no place to go, friends to play with, etc. None of us were...

A Success Story

A Success Story

Kelly* came to me via a referral from a previous client. When my clients share my name with their friends, and vouch for me personally, it always makes me feel super grateful yet a touch nervous at the same time. I always want to do a great job but in these circumstances, there's a touch of added...

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

As a sleep consultant I work with all different types of families. One thing I have noticed to be true, is that those families that have both parents working as a team have far greater success when it comes to teaching their children to sleep independently. It's pretty typical that one parent will...

Is it a Vacation? Or Just a Trip…

Is it a Vacation? Or Just a Trip…

Parents often ask me if there is a way to travel AND have their children sleep well while away. This is so hard because children really do thrive on routine and when taken out of their comfort zone they often end up anxious which can lead to a rough night of sleep. Here are my top five tips for...

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