Little Z's Sleep Podcast
Hey! I'm Becca Campbell, Your Pediatric Sleep Consultant. I'm here to resolve your child's exhausting sleep habits so you can look forward to bedtime. Join me here each week as we change the future of your family's sleep story for good!
info_outline Indow Window Review (are they right for you too?) 11/16/2020
Indow Window Review (are they right for you too?) For 5 months we have been using Indow Window Sleep Panels for our girls' rooms. These panels are the best blackout solutions we have ever found! And trust us...we've used black poster board, Blackout EZ covers (which are great!), and now... Indow Windows!
info_outline How To Introduce Your Dog To A New Baby 11/09/2020
How To Introduce Your Dog To A New Baby If you are getting ready to introduce your new baby to your family dog, this is an episode you'll want to listen in on! Dominika of Dog Meets Baby shares her strategies in preparing your pet for baby's arrival and how to introduce dog to baby once little one arrives! (Hint-Hint, letting the dog smell the clothes from the hospital won't do anything like I thought!!!)
info_outline Safe Sleep Guidelines For Babies 10/26/2020
Safe Sleep Guidelines For Babies October is SIDS Awareness Month, so I wanted to take some time to be on the same page when it comes to safe sleep guidelines. In this episode I'm going to walk through what the AAP suggest to help reduce the risk of SIDS.
info_outline The Power Of Giving Your Toddler Choices 09/28/2020
The Power Of Giving Your Toddler Choices If you're a toddler parent, you don't want to miss this episode! Toddlers can be full of joy and love one moment and pull-your-hair-out challening the next. All in all, your toddler longs to be in charge! Empowering your toddler Rene Thomsen of Parenting Littles joins me on episode 113 to talk through the power of offering your toddler choices throughout the day, and especially at beditme routine.
info_outline Natural Remedies To Help Your Child Fall Asleep Faster 09/21/2020
Natural Remedies To Help Your Child Fall Asleep Faster 2020 has been a...different...kind of year, right? If you've noticed that your toddler or preschooler (or even YOU!) takes quite a while to fall asleep at bedtime, these natural remedies are for you to try out. Best news?! You can try them tonight! No waiting needed.
info_outline Tips On Pumping & Going Back To Work (Guest, Morgan Jackson IBCLC) 09/14/2020
Tips On Pumping & Going Back To Work (Guest, Morgan Jackson IBCLC) Are you a nursing mama who is getting ready to head back to work? Morgan Jackson (RN, IBCLC) is joining me on the Podcast to talk through how to prepare your baby and yourself for the transition of EBF to pumping.
info_outline I'm Back! Season 2 Is Here! 09/14/2020
I'm Back! Season 2 Is Here! I'm baaaaack!!!! And I've missed this podcast over the summer. But lots has happened! New home, new offices, new school for Ellie....new season!! As we get back into the Podcast after a busy summer, I'm really looking forward to continuing my mission of helping you resolve your child's exhausting sleep habits. Happy, healthy & well-rested families is what it's all about here- so make sure your subscribe and leave a review of our podcast!
info_outline 109: Baby Led Weaning- Overcoming The Fear Of Gagging & Choking 06/08/2020
109: Baby Led Weaning- Overcoming The Fear Of Gagging & Choking Getting started with baby led weaning can feel super daunting, and the #1 fear is that your sweet baby will gag or choke on food. To help you overcome this fear I've invited Edwena Kennedy of My Little Eater to share a FREE resource to help you overcome these fears.
info_outline 108: How Deployed Families Do Bedtime Routine 05/25/2020
108: How Deployed Families Do Bedtime Routine Over the years I've had the honor of working with many military families. As a part of our continuing series of "How others do bedtime routine" we're sharing how two families with deployed husbands do bedtime routine for their multiple kids. Two Little Z's graduate families share their story of how they complete bedtime routines for their families, and what a good night of sleep means to them.
info_outline 106: How The Alsop Family Does Bedtime Routine 05/07/2020
106: How The Alsop Family Does Bedtime Routine Today on the Podcast I'm kicking off a series of how OTHER families do bedtime routines. First up is Katelyn & Michael Alsop, parents to Everly (3) & Graham (1) and a baby boy James in heaven. On this episode Katelyn & Michael share their bedtime routine with me, as well as updates on sleep apnea for Evy, taking the pacifiers away for Graham and what they look forward to after the kids go down.
info_outline 105: How To Become A Sleep Consultant 04/30/2020
105: How To Become A Sleep Consultant In the last year or so my inbox has begun to fill up with people asking how they can become a Sleep Consultant. I love my job, and wish this feeling on everyone. But, I don't think Sleep Consulting is for everyone!! On today's episode Melissa Perry of The Cradle Coach Academy is sharing all about how to become a sleep consultant through her online certification program.
info_outline 104: Creating A Safe & Secure Nursery with Safe Beginnings 04/23/2020
104: Creating A Safe & Secure Nursery with Safe Beginnings ’m excited to welcome on the podcast today Holly Choi, co-owner and instructor of Safe Beginnings which educates caregivers and professionals with essential lifesaving skills for small children. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE:
info_outline 103: Sleep Training Strategies For Twins 04/16/2020
103: Sleep Training Strategies For Twins I'm asked on a weekly basis if sleep training twins is different than sleep training singletons. It's really not that different, but then again...I don't have twins myself!! So I've invited Julie Smith on the Podcast to tell us about her journey with twins Jack & Charlie. She takes us through the early newborn days and into the sleep training time when she and her husband started the 4-5 Month Baby Sleep E-Coaching Program.
info_outline 102: How To Manipulate Your Baby's Nap Schedule 04/09/2020
102: How To Manipulate Your Baby's Nap Schedule Trapped for naps all day at home?? Yep, been there! A few years ago my oldest was on a 1 nap schedule and my youngest was rocking 2 naps. That meant that we had maybe 1.5 hours between naps, and then an awkward gap at the end of the day when no one wanted to hang out...and gym classes weren't meeting. So, I took matters into my own hands! I manipulated our nap schedule so that I could get out and enjoy a yoga class!
info_outline 101: How To Talk To Your Child About Anatomy (Guest, Birds & Bees) 04/02/2020
101: How To Talk To Your Child About Anatomy (Guest, Birds & Bees) This is a special podcast episode! Mary Flo Ridley & Megan Michelson of Birds & Bees join me on this episode to talk about HOW to talk to your children about their anatomy. From a young age Mary Flo & Megan share the importance of why we talk with our children about their body parts, label them as private and teach them about your family's message on sex.
info_outline 100: How Do You Know It's Time To Sleep Train? 03/26/2020
100: How Do You Know It's Time To Sleep Train? Maybe you've been thinking, "My child doesn't sleep THAT bad...." or "It could be worse..." or "I'm not sure if we're ready to sleep train." Then today's episode is for you! We polled my Instagram audience and asked, "How did you know it was time to sleep train" And the answers flooded in!! I'm walking through my follower's responses, as well as sharing WHY YOU DON'T HAVE TO HIT ROCK BOTTOM to do this!
info_outline 99: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Symptoms (Guest, PsychedMommy) 03/19/2020
99: Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Symptoms (Guest, PsychedMommy) WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: There's a difference between Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Anxiety. Although, you could very well have BOTH after you deliver a baby. Dr. Ashurina Ream of PsychedMommy joins me on the Podcast today to explain the differences between PPD and PPA. We also cover how to talk with your partner about what you're experiencing, resources for you to find help and how to talk with a friend about PPD an PPA.
info_outline 98: Little Z's Sleep Training Methods 03/12/2020
98: Little Z's Sleep Training Methods I firmly believe there are NO secrets in sleep training. When it's time to sleep train your baby there's actually only a few different methods that you can use, and most sleep consultants are only trained in 1-2 of those methods. In today's episode I share exactly what methods I'm trained in, what I use in my sleep training plans and how you can expect success. You'll get full clarity from this episode!
info_outline 97: What An OT Really Thinks About Swaddles, Magic Merlin, Walkers & More 03/05/2020
97: What An OT Really Thinks About Swaddles, Magic Merlin, Walkers & More Jennifer Barnard of Baby Begin is back on the Podcast! Jennifer is a Pediatric OT who has worked with over 5,000 babies!! Inside this episode we cover everything from swaddles, signs of rolling, how to transition baby out of the swaddle, why you shouldn't use the Magic Merlin suit, and what OTs really think about walkers, jumpers, and more!
info_outline 96: Making Healthy Choices When Taking Your Child To A Restaurant 02/27/2020
96: Making Healthy Choices When Taking Your Child To A Restaurant Taking your child out to eat can sometimes feel like a buffet of french fries and macaroni. It's so frustrating to find limited options! Kacie Barnes of Mama Knows Nutrition joins me on the podcast to discuss how to make choices when going out to eat. We discuss how splitting a meal can help them explore new textures and flavors, while also juggling the balance of ENJOYING time out with your family!
info_outline 95: Is It Too Late To Sleep Train My Child? 02/19/2020
95: Is It Too Late To Sleep Train My Child? On today's episode I'm speaking with Jessica who recently completed the Preschool Sleep E-Coaching™ Program with her 3 year old daughter Lucy. Jessica shares it ALL! What things were like prior to sleep training, how the process worked, hiccups along the way and what sleep looks like 1 month out of the training.
info_outline 94: Play Ideas For Babies 0-18 Months (Guest, Hannah of @BabyPlayHacks) 02/13/2020
94: Play Ideas For Babies 0-18 Months (Guest, Hannah of @BabyPlayHacks) You love your baby, but sometimes you just hit a wall....What are you supposed to do all day?? Or rather, what to do between nap times!? Hannah Fathi of the rapidly growing Instagram account, @BabyPlayHacks joins me on the Podcast to why she started her account, her mission to help provide a resource for moms, the latest app you can download and SPRING activities to do with baby!
info_outline 93: What is A Sleep Regression? 02/07/2020
93: What is A Sleep Regression? You might have heard your mom friends talk about a "sleep regression" but what is a sleep regression?! We're taking a step back to get to the basics of what a regression is, what causes a sleep regression and how you can help your child through.
info_outline 92: "I Don't Trust Anyone To Babysit" - Advice From A Grandmother 01/30/2020
92: "I Don't Trust Anyone To Babysit" - Advice From A Grandmother When polled about when the last date night was, it was almost like crickets. But then! When asked "What's holding you back from getting a babysitter?" the flood gates opened! Hundreds of you said you're struggling with trusting others to watch your child and can't afford to hire a babysitter. These are big topics! And I actually didn't feel 100% qualified to come and tell YOU how to manage it. So I called up my mom, the wisest person I know, and invited her on the show to talk through it!
info_outline 91: What You May Not Know About Postpartum Life (Lessons from a Childbirth Educator) 01/23/2020
91: What You May Not Know About Postpartum Life (Lessons from a Childbirth Educator) After baby you may find yourself battling a lot of "I HAD NO IDEA..." moments. Today on the Podcast Sarah Thorpe, a certified Childbirth Educator, Postpartum Doula, Pediatric RN & owner of Nurturing Birth & Beyond explains what life is like postpartum.
info_outline 90: Little Z's Sleep Training Review with Australian Mom 01/16/2020
90: Little Z's Sleep Training Review with Australian Mom If you have a phone and a sleep-less baby, you CAN make sleep a thing! Take it from Katie who searched "sleep" on the Podcast app, found Little Z's Sleep Podcast, binged listened, purchased Baby Sleep E-Coaching™ and VIOLA.... amazing sleep! All the way across the world! What a full circle moment to have Katie ON the podcast to share her story.
info_outline 89: The Making of Little Z's Sleep 01/09/2020
89: The Making of Little Z's Sleep Since 2015 I've been working with families around the world to help them teach their baby, toddler or preschooler to sleep well. Things have changed a lot since then, and today on the Podcast I'm sharing the story with you!