A Virtual Village

Adulting is hard, parenting is hard, and parenting during a pandemic is not for the faint of heart. Parenting during a pandemic while sleep deprived with a cranky child in your arms, siblings arguing, and a spouse just as fried as you? Well, that’s just a whole other story or basically a lot of family’s stories these days.

Bedtime For Baby

Today I want to talk about one of the aspects of my coaching: bedtime routines. This really is the lynchpin that can hold everything together.


The meaning behind “Sleepytime Support” and what that Support looks like for my clients.

Are They Twins?

My Tips for Parenting Twins:

Of course, nothing can fully prepare you for the workload, comments, and unwanted attention!

Is your child a “bad sleeper”?

From bike riding to sleeping, we cannot force our child to learn a new skill. It comes with opportunity, practice, support, encouragement, and repetition. Repeat 10 million times.

Mom Guilt

I knew it. I read about it, heard about it, and learned about it. However, nothing prepares you for it until you’ve actually experienced it yourself.

Pet Peeve Number One

Please, oh please, stop telling mothers to “Enjoy every minute because it goes by so fast.”


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About Me

Hi, I’m Joan. I’m a Certified Sleep Coach helping families in Fresno/Clovis CA and (virtually) everywhere!

I created Sleepytime Support to help families like yours navigate through infant, toddler, and child sleep issues.

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The views and information contained in these posts are Joan’s opinions based on her experience {both professional and personal}, knowledge, research, and training. The primary purpose of this Blog is to educate, entertain, and inform.

The advice given is general in nature and does not refer to any unique situation. If you want personal advice or help, please contact Joan directly.

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