Tracy Spackman Sleep Consultant

Does teaching babies to sleep in the dark spoil their chances of being able to fall/stay asleep in dim or lit environments later in life?

No. That is a common misconception. If your baby is able to sleep in loud, bright places- fantastic, you have an easier baby than some others. It’s fine. If you struggle to get your baby to sleep, that is a different story. A baby sleeps easier in a completely dark room. Just like adults. Especially …Continue reading

What’s with the 4 month sleep disaster?

Great Question: ¬†Tracy Spackman, my DD was a decent sleeper up until about the 4 ish month stage. Now at 5 months, she has a harder time falling asleep now, and only naps for very short periods during the day, why?   Yes, around the 4 the month, there is tons of brain development. Like …Continue reading

What is a sleep coach?

What is a sleep coach? A sleep coach is a parenting counselor who specializes in sleep. Like Kim West. I trained with Kim West. Or rather, I am trained by Kim West. Now, I teach parents gentle methods to help with their baby sleep goals. It’s different than a sleep trainer who goes into homes …Continue reading

I love getting emails like this! Another success story-17 months old

I love getting emails like this! Hi Tracy! How are you? Long time, no talk which in your line of business isn’t a bad thing ūüėČ I never began my 2 weeks of follow up calls with you because Hailey responded very well to some of the changes we made during the day. Per your …Continue reading

Blanket Races Help Children Sleep Through The Night

I get great Questions on my Facebook page¬†¬†and here is the last one. Great Question:¬†¬†Tracy, when can babies sleep without the sleep sack? When is it safe to switch to a blanket? It’s starting to resemble spring here and hopefully allow for open windows soon. My Answer:¬†¬†Usually around the time they switch to a toddler …Continue reading

Video of Tracy Talking about Gentle Sleep Coaching

Tracy Talks About Gentle Sleep Coaching In this video I am talking about being a gentle sleep coach. See what I am all about. Tracy Spackman – Gentle Sleep Coach – Call me for Free 15 minutes.

A consistent gentle plan usually works but what if it doesn’t…

Most people who attempt to¬†improve¬†sleep through sleep coaching just need a solid method and a lot of¬†consistency. ¬†If¬†sleep¬†coaching has been a real challenge and you just can’t get there 100%, there may be an underlying problem to investigate. Sometimes as a sleep coach I feel like a detective. Some medical issues that mess up sleep …Continue reading

Sleep deprivation or crazy?

Over the weekend I had a friend that I had helped with sleep introduce me to her friend and said that we needed to talk. Lol. They had been talking about sleep at their mom’s group outings (of course) and it came out that this mom’s 2.5 year old was still not sleeping through the …Continue reading

Another Success Story 6 months old

Kelly Palomo Says… “If you are considering using a sleep consultant, look no further than Tracy Spackman! I started sleep coaching with Tracy after I was at my wits end with my 6 month old, Austin. Austin had¬†never been a good sleeper and was still waking up every 2-3 hours. Getting him to fall asleep …Continue reading

Bedtime Snack QUESTION: Do you think the food children eat before they go to bed affects their sleep!?

Bedtime Snack QUESTION: Monica Asked…What are good examples of snacks before bed? ANSWER: Hi Monica, Absolutely! Milk right before bed increases the need to pee at night. Truly! Choose water instead. Some children react strongly with gas to dark green veggies like broccoli but they are so good for you (highest protein per calorie than …Continue reading

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