Episode 64: Exhausted People Suck - Sleep Episode with Certified Sleep Consultant, Cory Greenberg

In this episode, I sat down with sleep consultant, Cory Greenberg, to help all you exhausted parents. There is SO much gold in this convo. You guys are gonna love it!

Topics Covered:

  • Assessing basic needs - sleep and nutrition

  • Sleep deprivation

  • Early puberty and the link to heightened cortisol is often caused by a lack of quality sleep

  • ADHD and how it links to sleep issues

  • How ADHD and sleep deprivation symptoms look similar

  • Putting on your mama detective hat  rather only listening to the Western medicine “experts”

  • Screens and sugar and how they affect sleep

  • Consistency of sleep routine and what needs to happen leading up to it

  • Proper amounts of  sleep

  • Parenting strategies involving empowering choices and proactive connecting moments and how it supports healthy sleep patterns

  • "I love you" rituals before bed for toddlers and teens

  • Your family team and how to help your kids feel a sense of value on the family team

  • Why sticker charts and reward systems don’t work long term

Resources: Cory is a Certified Child Sleep Consultant, working with families from pregnancy through age 5. She is also a mom of three kids, ages 9, 7, and 5, so has been in the trenches of those early years of sleep deprivation. 

She was a Clinical Social Worker in her former life, working with families in the CPS system, and draws on that experience and others to identify the family dynamics and other root causes of baby and toddler sleep issues. She honors each family's parenting style and philosophy to devise a comprehensive and customized path to optimal sleep for everyone.

To reach out to Cory, you can find her at https://www.sleepforallconsulting.com/

For more help, reach out to me for support: http://Randirubenstein.com/discovery

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