How to Get Your Kids to Sleep | Jennifer Waldburger

Calling all infant, co-sleeper, toddler, and preschooler moms! World renowned parenting expert Jennifer Waldburger ( shares decades of expertise helping families get their zzz's and regain their sanity. With her gentle and compassionate approach, practical advice, and no judgment attitude, Jen helps us debunk sleep training myths and answers all my questions when it comes to ages 0-5. Atomic Moms listeners still thank us for our first “sleep learning” podcast conversation with Jen two years ago so we figured it was about time for an update!

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In #131, we debunk mega sleep training myths and get important answers.

Where should newborns sleep?

What’s the deal with that new American Academy of Pediatrics first year room sharing recommendation?

What's the biggest mistake you can make in the early months?

Why the 4 month sleep regression?

How can families transition out of co-sleeping with older children?

When should you ditch the crib if they’re not climbing out of it?

How do you convince a toddler to stay in his own bed?

Are toddler beds worth the cost?

And how do you juggle a new baby and an older sibling when it comes to bedtime?

As always, we cover a lot of ground! I cannot wait for you all to hear all of Jen's answers and this week’s #mombomb. x Ellie Knaus

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Here's our first podcast with Jennifer Waldburger:

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Here's our podcast with SleepyPlanet co-founder Jill Spivack and cast of Bravo TV's There Goes the Motherhood:

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About our Guest:

Jennifer Waldburger, MSW, earned her master's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she contributed to research with the Mayo Clinic. Jennifer has been working with children and families for more than 20 years, offering private sessions and classes that incorporate mindfulness and holistic practices gathered over 25 years of study on these subjects. She is co-director of the Mindfulness program at Stephen S. Wise School in Los Angeles, serving administrators, teachers, parents, and kids. Jennifer's passion is to help families to create a loving, peaceful environment in which both kids and parents can thrive.

Co-creators of the award-winning book and DVD The Sleepeasy Solution, Jill Spivack and Jennifer have been featured in a wide variety of media, including Good Morning America, the Today show, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, CBS Evening News, the Chicago Tribune, People, Variety, Parenting, Fit Pregnancy, and the Hollywood Reporter. They are consultants for the hit TV show "The Pajanimals,"  a joint production with the Jim Henson Company and PBS Sprout.