Grayson is Napping Like a Champ!
I love getting feedback like this from the families I work with! This little guy was waking up multiple times a night and was impossible to get back to sleep without being held by Mom. Now he is getting 12 hours of consolidated sleep at night and napping like a champ. All Mom has to do after his bedtime routine is turn off the lights, give him kisses, and leave the room! He puts himself to sleep with ZERO fuss! It no longer takes Mom hours to get him back to sleep. He’s getting the sleep he needs, and so is the rest of the family!
Don't just take our word for it...
Brody - 5 Months
We were hesitant about hiring a sleep consultant because of the price, but it was worth every penny!! Our little guy knows how to put himself to sleep, and sleep 10-12 hours through the night now.
One of the best parts about working with Erin was having someone holding us accountable, and being able to follow up with if there were any questions.
Everyone is well-rested now, giving us more energy and patience with each other. I would recommend Erin, and To The Moon Sleep Consulting, to anyone who is a tired parent needing help!
Courtney & Brett
Ava - 7.5 Months
When we started talking about hiring a sleep consultant, the Mom guilt was holding me back. I honestly felt guilty that I couldn't get Ava to sleep on my own. I didn't think this would work at all but decided to give it a shot after trying many things on my own.
After only two nights, my eight-month-old daughter was sleeping 12 hour nights, and was napping 1 ½ to 2 hours, from only micro napping 10-15 minutes through the day, and continues to do so.
AMAZING! Erin is REAL!
She has experienced the same things and speaks from experience. She is very supportive and encouraging. Since Ava has been sleeping more, I'm able to continue to run my business, have some "me" time, AND have a long, uninterrupted sleep myself!
Erin has helped our family immensely, and I would recommend her to anyone who will listen!
Sherry & Shawn
Mason - 2 years
We were initially hesitant about working with a sleep consultant, thinking it would be a waste of money. But since working with Erin, we have created a more solid nap and bedtime routine and have drastically cut back night wakings, plus we now know how to properly deal with the few waking's Mason does have.
Erin was also very knowledgeable regarding travel and time change. Aside from getting Mason sleeping better, one of the best things about working with Erin was the phone calls; I found those most helpful. I would recommend Erin to any friends having a rough time with their littles.
Brittani & Tyler
Oliver - 2 yrs & 4 months
“I was worried about things getting harder before they got easier and the cost and having to be so regimented when I already felt so tired!
But now he sleeps through the night and wakes up at an appropriate time in the morning. He also falls asleep easily. We are doing better as a family. We are less tired, and My husband and I have more time to spend together in the evenings.
You were very easy to talk to on the phone and I found you were encouraging from the start which gave me confidence. You are patient and you don’t give up on your clients!
I want to thank you so much for everything! You made the process pretty easy and it was very step by step, so I didn’t feel too overwhelmed. You are the best!”
Elia 4.5 Years
Our 4.5-year-old daughter has been going to sleep earlier and staying asleep longer (through the night).
If she wakes up overnight she is not disturbing us but getting back to sleep on her own. We have all been getting more sleep and her behavior has improved generally, with fewer tantrums.
Erin was very easy to talk to about difficult topics. It never felt like she was judging our parenting but just being supportive so we could succeed.
Improving our sleep has improved our parenting and stress levels as well.
Erin has a great program that sets children and adults up to succeed.
Erin is warm and a mom herself so she gets what people are going through, trying to do their best for their children and families.
I was hesitant about engaging a sleep counselor for my daughter because her behavior is very strong-willed and I didn't want to induce more battles.
But with Erin, we set up many positive reinforcements and we ended up not having to use negative tactics with her.
She has developed better sleep patterns as a result of our investment. She is starting school in the fall and I feel more confident that she will have the rest she needs to succeed and we have the sanity we need to parent her!
Medha & JP T.
Brooklyn - 5.5 months
"I'm a single parent with a little girl that would take 20-40 min naps if I was lucky and wake 4-5 times in the night. It was getting really hard on both of us.
Then I found Erin, and she changed our lives. We are both way more rested now, and my daughter is taking 1.15-2 hour naps and sleeping through the night roughly 11-12 hours.
Erin is down to earth. There was no high expectation that I would have her in the crib every time I was supposed to. Erin answered all my questions truthfully there is no sugar coating, and she explained the whys really well.
This takes time, problems are not fixed in one night and its a rollercoaster, but Erin is extremely supportive.
This has been a challenging but amazing experience, and I feel we now both have the skills to get through any sleep challenges that come our way.
I feel like a whole new parent being rested and being able to be more active with my daughter during the day."
Zoey – 3.5 Months old
“You don't really understand what sleep deprivation is until you have a baby. As a first time mom, I knew that sleep deprivation was a mandatory part of being parent, but after over 3 months of not sleeping more than 3-4 hours at a time, I was over it. I felt like I never really had the chance to let my body recover from labor and was starting to experience symptoms of postpartum depression. I knew my beautiful little girl needed a better rested mama. Our little lady was at an age where she was developmentally ready for sleep training and I knew we had some bad habits to break (namely falling asleep while eating, napping almost exclusively in her swing and car seat). I had heard lots of scary stories about sleep training - the baby crying for hours on end (sometimes to the point of throwing up), and was lost in the black hole of the internet trying to find a method that would work for us, and how to execute it. After reading several positive testimonials about Erin's services, I made the decision to give her a call. Erin answered all of my many questions during her consultation call and I felt confident that working together would get our little girl sleeping through the night in a loving and gentle way. Erin then provided us with all the resources we needed to both execute and understand how to teach our little lady to sleep on her own. After our second night of sleep training (ironically on Mother's Day), I woke up in shock to the sunrise. Naps proved to be a bit more challenging, but Erin was with us every step of the way to navigate a schedule that worked best for our daughter. Fast forward a month later, and our little lady consistently sleeps 12 hours a night and has 3 naps a day (varying from 30 minutes to 2 hours in duration). Mama, if you are reading this contemplating if you will ever sleep again, I highly recommend you give Erin a call. Her support and expertise are well worth the price.”
Julia - 8 Weeks- 3.5 Months
When my husband and I welcomed our second child home from the hospital, we were definitely naive to the fact that coping with a newborn and 1 ½ year old would be tough! Even more naive were we to think that our newborn would ‘go with the flow’ and we could carry on our routine as usual.
Fast forward 8 weeks and we were in a state of chaos and desperation. I was sleeping in the basement with our newborn so the rest of the household wouldn’t hear her screaming. However, neither of us was actually sleeping. Instead, we were trying every trick in the book to shush, rock, sway, bounce, and sing our little one to sleep. Once I managed to finally put her down, I’d pray to whoever was listening that she wouldn’t wake as I ninja snuck out of the room. When those tactics didn’t work, my husband or I would pack her up in the car seat and drive endless hours (at all times of the day and night) as she would at least sleep in the car. We found our baby would go 8 hours or more without sleeping and then would scream and fight every attempt we’d make to put her down. We were both utterly exhausted and I was in tears the majority of the day. Throw in a frustrated toddler and you have a recipe for disaster.
This is when I called Erin (who my sister recommended), albeit skeptical that she could help us, I was willing to give it a try.
will never forget our first phone call/consult. Erin was so patient as I babbled on about our situation and she really provided me with a sense of comfort and hope.
Unfortunately our situation was made more difficult by having a tongue tied baby and she worked with us as we implemented our sleep plan slowly in collaboration with baby’s tongue tie surgery. What I came to learn through Erin’s help was that our baby was severely over tired and in fact couldn’t ‘go with the flow’ as we presumed. That, coupled with her inability to effectively eat, was a huge challenge.
Fortunately, Erin’s sleep plan was very supportive and easy to follow. While it definitely involved a change in the way we approached our daily routine, we now have a 4 month old who I put down for naps fully awake, who naps 2+ hours 3 times a day and 9-10 hours straight at night. She has learned to self soothe and doesn’t rely on any ‘props’ to fall asleep.
Erin’s support throughout the process was instrumental in making me feel confident that I could stick to her recommendations and her follow-up was thorough and easy to understand.
Our home is finally a happy place now!!"
Merle - 10 months
"We thought that we we're past the point of no return with our 9 month old. He wouldn't sleep without either being nursed or rocked. He would wake 5-6 times a night and would never sleep in his crib. He was either in his mother's arms or in bed with both of us. Nobody was sleeping and we were reaching critical madness. After the first week and half of this program, he would fall asleep on his own, sleep 12 hours a night, by himself, and if he awoke, he would self-sooth and go back down. 2, one hour naps per day, by himself in his crib. A borderline miracle. We are a different family now, everybody is sleeping, when he cries, we know something is wrong rather than guessing if he's tired ( before this he was, all the time). My advice, is DO IT, put aside your reservations, and do it. It will improve yours & your child's lives 10 fold. It's a tough go for the first few days, but worth its weight in gold in the end. Never mind $400, I would have paid $4000 if I'd had known the results.”
Brent & Terra
Makayla - 7.5 months
"This is the real deal and it is actually possible to have your little one sleep through the night. We were a little skeptical at first but just after the first night, our little one was sleeping through the night! Our baby is so much calmer and happier which we didn't think was possible as she was so happy before. Consistency is key and knowing you are doing this to better your little ones sleeping gives you the motivation to keep going.
Without the help and knowledge from Erin, we would not have been able to do this. She is truly great at what she does and I would recommend her to anyone that is having any sleep issues. Sometimes no matter how hard you try, you can't wrap your head around what to do and having someone for support and to lean on who is an outsider, is so helpful. Especially since Erin has been through this with her own kids! Don't wait until you hit rock bottom and are so sleep deprived you can't think straight before you start making changes, you owe it to yourself and your little one. It is so worth it! Thank you Erin, we could not have done it without you."
Aubrey - 10 months
My husband and I hired Erin after our 10 month old regressed to waking every 45 minutes. We were spending hours getting her to sleep - then constantly alternating turns in her room after she woke. We were exhausted and had no time with each other at all. We needed a program that was effective yet gentle enough to allow us to comfort her through the process. It wasn't easy..... But it worked! After three nights, our girl was sleeping 12 HOURS at night!!!!Naps are longer as well! We really appreciated Erin's encouragement through it, and her availability for any questions we might have had.
My husband and I watched a movie together for the first time in 6 months!!!!! Our whole family is more rested and much happier!
Brooklyn - 10 months
Initially the cost was our only hesitation. I knew this was a good thing for my daughter and I realized how important getting proper sleep was but little did I know the impact it would have on our whole family. It was well worth it.
Since working with Erin, my daughter goes down effortlessly twice a day for naps and is sleeping through the night (11-12 hours). She has been sleeping through the night since night 6 of the sleep plan. Along with that, she is no longer takes a soother and is completely off night feeding! I can't express how amazing of a feeling it is. She is overall an even happier baby than she was at the start of this! The real test was when her Grandma took her overnight and had the same results, no struggle to go down for naps and bedtime was a breeze, and of course no night waking.
I have to say for anyone considering hiring Erin, yes, sure there is a cost but you are investing in something a new mother and mothers in general are lacking...precious sleep! This seriously has changed our lives. People need to know that Erin won't leave you hanging. There was always a solution to the wrenches my daughter threw at me throughout the sleep training plan. Erin is friendly, and easy to talk too. I recall a couple times I wanted to give up and didn't think I was cut out for doing the training with my daughter but Erin talked me through it and gave me solutions to fix the nap issues we had encountered.
Not only have I seen a difference in my daughter with her sleeping but I have felt the impact too. Prior to the sleep training plan, I was unable to get the sleep I desperately needed as well, I would be waking up anywhere from 2-3x a night whether it was for a night feeding, cause her soother was lost or I would just find myself lying in bed anticipating her waking up so in turn it kept myself up longer than necessary. I can honestly say after doing the sleep training plan that Erin created, it has made me a better mother. I feel better in the morning, no longer lacking sleep, I'm happier and well rested which in turns makes me care for my daughter better. This is huge for me.
I just wanted to thank you Erin, for your support I received throughout this process. It definitely had its ups and downs. But we are so happy with the results. It was worth every penny and I would recommend Erin to anyone. Can't thank you enough, my only regret is not contacting Erin sooner!”
Sarah - 6 months
"Before we started Erin’s sleep plan for our almost six-month-old daughter, it was almost impossible to put Sarah down for a nap. She had absolutely no skills in settling herself to sleep and, if we let her, she would wail for an hour before passing out. As a result, we were resigned to holding Sarah or otherwise trying to calm her down before every nap, or taking her for a car or stroller ride to make sure she got some sleep. Sometimes it could take up to an hour or longer to settle her. Once asleep, her naps were never longer than 20-30 minutes. We had a chronic cat-napper on our hands! Every trick that worked well for her older sister, who is an amazing sleeper, did not work for Sarah. This caused stress and exhaustion in our household.
After seeing Erin highly recommended on a Facebook moms’ group, I knew we needed her help. I was so skeptical with her sleep plan at first thinking that in no way was it going to work—she just doesn’t know our daughter—but we stuck to it as best as we could and it worked far better than I could ever have hoped. In less than two weeks, it became so easy to put Sarah down for a nap (just one book and a short lullaby—no fussing!) and she never naps for less than an hour. She will gladly nap for 1.5-2.5 hours twice or more a day. Her sleep deprivation is going away and she is a much happier baby. The big bonus for us is that Sarah now also sleeps for 12 hours straight during the night, when before we would wake up every 2-4 hours to put her back to sleep. We didn’t think it was a problem—it was her lack of napping that concerned us—so this is such a nice surprise and we feel so lucky that we have our nights back for our own sleep! I don’t have enough good things to say about Erin. She was professional and friendly, thorough and knowledgeable, easy to contact, and prompt with all of her phone calls. She did the impossible for Sarah and our family. Thank you, Erin!"
Kade - 6 months
"Myself and my husband were very hesitant about contacting a sleep consultant as we both didn’t think anything was going to work for our little guy but we were surprised by how quickly he was sleeping through the night.
We went from co-sleeping and nursing him to sleep all night long to him sleeping by himself in his crib and not nursing him to sleep.
He never napped longer than 20mins & only in our arms or in his car seat going for a drive to now napping twice a day in his crib anywhere from 1hr-2hrs.
He is a much happier baby and having a routine keeps his feeding times on a better schedule.
As Erin says....
Consistency is key and it most definitely is!
Happy to say we all feel better and much happier getting some much-needed sleep! "
Mackenzie - 7.5 Months
"I forgot what sleeping through the night was like, until I starting working with Erin!!!
At first i was a little skeptical when she mentioned that she would be able to have my little girl taking 3 naps a day and sleeping 10-12 hours a night; after all she barely napped and would sleep for 3-4 hours at a time during the night.
I could not believe the results. Erin walked me through the process, and mentioned that it was going to be tough because there were a lot of "bad" habits that needed to be changed.
Erin gave me the confidence to not give in to every cry, that its okay for babies to cry it's good for their lungs.
The first few days were tough, I won't lie. As a mom I never like to hear my little one cry. I will pick her up and rock her back to sleep or just let her sleep on me just so she'd stay sleeping.
But Erin has taught me the skills and confidence I needed to get through the first hump. I was amazed after the first few days.
My little one went down for her naps like clockwork, and she consistently slept through the night for 12 hours!!!!!!!!!
I couldn't have asked for a better sleep consultant. Erin was there to answer any of my questions, give me advice when she noticed different sleeping issues, and did follow up calls throughout this sleep journey. 10 out of 10 :)”
Rocky 2 years & 3 months
Our son was keeping us awake and exclusively co-sleeping which resulted in him not getting enough sleep and us getting woken up when he wanted to feed several times throughout the night.
He is now sleeping very well on his own and is very easy to put to bed. The recommended white noise machine is great (he will sleep through music, movies, or company).
Erin provided a plan to get him back in his own bed and now he sleeps in his own bed without a fight.
The advice and information provided was very useful. The plan was specific and easy to understand.
I think it is useful to have someone outside provide perspective to what is possible and normally achievable.
It was a great experience and I would recommend it to anyone who is struggling with sleep training.
Grayson 5 Years
My first hesitation is that they would not be able to help my child who is older, 5 years old to be exact. He was the perfect sleeper from 8 weeks old until 4.5 years old then suddenly developed sleep issues.
But Grayson is sleeping on his own, in his own bed, I am no longer sleeping in the same room or bed and I am no longer sleeping on the floor outside his room. He went from waking 5 or 6 times a night needing me to sleep with him to sleeping on his own and waking 1 time a night.
I loved that you met me where I was with Grayson. I think you saw that he was having a lot of anxiety surrounding sleeping on his own. Thank you for giving us the tools to help him succeed.
We feel confident knowing how to set the nighttime boundaries. Even when he wakes and sometimes, he needs more soothing than others he still knows he can sleep on his own and eventually settles back to sleep. Thank you!
The most important thing people should know about working with Erin is that she will tailor the work to the child! Which is exactly what we needed.
She was amazing!
Maud 6 weeks - 4 Months
"Since working with Erin, our little one is sleeping like a champion. She sleeps through the night and goes down without a battle at naps. No more rocking, bouncing, signing, feeding her to sleep....
Our little one has learned how to fall asleep on her own! Something I honestly didn't think would be possible. What an amazing gift- not only to us as tired parents, but to our daughter who has mastered the skill of sleeping.
Erin was beyond patient with us. She took the time to answer all of our questions and made us feel safe working with her. Erin went above and beyond to help our family and we are forever great full for teaching us the skills to help our little one get the sleep she (and we) needed.
To any parent out there who is on the fence of whether to hire a sleep consultant, I can honestly say it was the best investment our family made.
There is so much information (and miss-information) out there on sleeping. Erin will help you develop a plan specific to your little one and help you navigate through the process of learning this ever so important skill. Thank you so much!!!!!”
Rose - 1YO
"Our 1 year old daughter was still waking up frequently in the night. And we were lucky if we could get her to sleep for 45 min naps during the day. I had tried the sleep sense program, and it made a little difference, but we still weren’t where we wanted to be. I found out about Erin through the sleep sense website. She is incredibly easy to talk. Within a few nights of following the suggestions Erin made, our daughter was sleeping longer and having better daytime naps. By the end of our three weeks together, she is sleeping 12 hours through the nights and usually having a 2 hour mid day nap. She’s so much happier and content during the day and so much easier to put to bed or back to sleep if she does wake up. Als a parent who was extremely exhausted, I couldn’t see all the small little things that I could change to help our daughter. We are so grateful for Erin’s support.”
Lochlin - 3.75 YO
"When my wife and I reached out looking for help with our son Lochlin , we were both at our wits ends with him and the battle to go to bed and sleep every night. Both of us dreaded the night time routine that we had fallen into , the screaming and yelling and fighting had drained both of us down and made night time a not enjoyable time in our house.
When we did reach out to Erin we were both a loss as how to deal with Lochlin. Not only was his temper out of control but ours was beginning to get out of control as well due to the lack of sleep going on in the house.
Erin made both of feel like we hadn't failed at being parents cause our child didn't sleep, but that we had done nothing wrong and we should be proud of the fact that we were asking for help.
Thought the whole process Erin continued to not only make sure Lochlin was thriving with his new found sleep, but that we were also thriving and feeling better with more sleep. With in the 3 weeks of the program Lochlin's attitude and temperament changed for the better and he is now easy to put to bed not only for us but for anyone from uncles and aunts to our babysitter.
We can't thank Erin enough for bringing peace and restful night to our home!!!!!"
Torin & Leanne B.
Grayson - 7 months
Before hiring a sleep consultant, I was hesitant about the Cost and leaving my son to cry.
But I haven’t had to picked him up through the night since we started working with Erin. He has had nights where he’s cried but it only happens once in a while.
Erin is so down to earth! She made me feel very comfortable in talking about my concerns.
I now know it’s OK to let him cry a little! And I feel like a better mother because I am now getting sleep.
Erin truly understands what we are going through. Husbands try to be as supportive as they can but don’t truly understand.
And you get so many people saying "oh it's normal they aren’t sleeping my children didn’t sleep through the night until they were two".
And I learned it’s not normal! And giving your baby the tools to learn to sleep well is so important for babies and moms!
I really can’t thank you enough for what you have done for our family!
Easton - 6 months
"I sleep trained my oldest (who is now 3.5) when he was 4 months old and hit the 4-month sleep regression. I made certain to sleep train, my second child, when he was 4 months old.
His nighttime sleep came together just fine but we struggled with his naps for about 3 months until I reached out to Erin.
After speaking to her for 15 minutes she knew exactly the problem, within 2 days he had extended his naps from 45 minutes to 1.5-2 hours. Today he is 9 months old and I sometimes have to wake him up from naps to preserve his bedtime.
I am very grateful for Erin!"
Ellie – 7 Months
“When my little one was newborn, I said I would never do sleep training with her because I never wanted to not respond when she cried out to me.
Our daughter reached a point where her daytime sleep did not exist because she was so distracted by her surroundings - she was miserable and it made all of us miserable!
We knew that the habits we had formed around her sleep were no longer sustainable and that we needed to make a change!
We decided to hire a sleep consultant because it gave us comfort to have a guideline and parameters to follow along with and someone to check in with along the sleep training journey. We were overwhelmed by all the information and different methods of sleep training out there and knowing that all babies are different, we did not want to wing it with a cookie cutter method.
Erin is wonderful to work with! We felt comfortable immediately! She is understanding and not judgemental about the sleep habits that we had in place and works with you at your comfort level to get everyone sleeping effectively! She keeps communication open throughout the process and is available for questions along the way!
As soon as we started sleep training with Erin, she took to it well, and there much less tears involved than we had prepared ourselves for! We have a very stubborn little girl and it became very clear, very quickly that she was ready for sleep training and we are so happy with the results!
We had some travel booked prior to starting and Erin gave us some great travel tips and helped us work through the days away to help our daughter get through these days smoothly. She did great!
We started out with a 7-month-old who was sleeping well at night but with multiple night waking’s, but never napped independently - naps only took place while nursing or in her car seat. Within days she was sleeping completely through the night and napping in her crib during the day - this gave us 2 full weeks to focus on improving her daytime sleep and at the end of the 3 weeks she is effectively napping twice a day (up to 4 hours a day)!
Our daughter is sleeping completely independently for 14-16 hours a day! She is happier when she is awake and goes to sleep with no tears at bedtime and at nap time! We now have a happy and well-rested baby girl (and a happy well-rested mama!)!!
Sloan - 3 Weeks
"When our baby was only a couple of weeks old we were struggling as parents to sleep. Our daughter would sleep during the day and stay up all night and as brand new parents, we were told this is normal. In today’s day and age, there is no shortage of research, opinions, blogs, websites and friends that all add in their tidbits and anecdotes in an attempt to help. It became difficult to wade through all the information on any given subject and we decided as a couple that sleep was priority number one. We felt that if we could just get that one aspect of everything under our belts that we could handle everything else. It made sense to ask for help and it made sense to get that help from someone who knew what they were doing. Erin and I grew up together and I had seen her posts about sleep consulting on Facebook and I decided to reach out. We were concerned it was too early to start the training, but Erin assured us that it was never too early to start developing the right sleep habits. She worked closely with my wife, Sheyanne and reviewed the journals we were keeping and coached us along. It was so great to have a resource like this – another mother who was able to relate to the problems we were having and connect with my wife in order to get the sleep routine set. The guidelines were easy to understand (sometimes more difficult to implement) and achieved the goal of teaching us (the parents) the correct habits and routine. Our daughter is now 10 weeks old and sleeps for 6-10 hours at a time at bedtime. Sometimes as parents it is difficult to know if you are doing the right thing, but we know that we got this one right.
Thank you To the Moon and Back for your help and allowing us to get the most precious commodity available to parents, our own sleep!"
Tommy - 4.5 YO & Charlie -2.5 YO
Erin's intervention and support have been life changing for my family. She completed a sleep plan for both my 4 year-old and my 2 year-old. Our children now happily go to sleep on their own without a parent right beside them, and routinely sleep through the night. My husband and I have our evenings back and my children finally have the rest that they need. The overall stress in our home has gone down markedly now that everyone is finally getting adequate rest.
Erin is truly supportive and insightful. She was adept at dealing with different sleep issues presented by each of my sons and her personalized suggestions worked wonderfully. I am most happy that this was not a cry-it-out approach, so our children have had loving support in becoming confident and competent sleepers.
I highly recommend this program for problem sleepers. My only regret is not doing this sooner!
Alexia - 15 months old
"My hesitation for working with a sleep consultant was just that I wouldn't learn anything new or different from a consultant versus just reading up on it. But we were able to get rid of all sleep props with Erin’s help. She was very nice and thorough. I really enjoyed the informative and thoughtful emails:)"
Chanell B. (Sleep Sense Client)
Maddox 4 Years,