Apr 20, 2020
Marietta Paxson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and
the founder of Little Dreamers sleep consulting company. She
understands the feelings of exhaustion and desperation caused by
sleep disturbance and works with families to find positive
solutions to their children’s sleeping problems.
In this episode, you’ll hear from Marietta Paxson about,
- [14.12] Her career as a sleep consultant. She explains how her
personal experience of struggling though sleepless nights motivated
her to research sleep training methods and inspired her to create
her baby sleep consulting company.
- [26.11] Effective sleep strategies. Justin and Marietta discuss
several techniques to help children settle themselves to sleep and
suggest using reward charts to celebrate improved sleep
- [31.33] Bedtime routines. Marietta recommends maintaining a
consistent, predictable, and minimal bedtime routine. She believes
in getting children ready for bed early and using a bedtime story
as an incentive to encourage good bedtime behavior.
- [44.16] The importance of sleep. Marietta and Justin consider
the impact of sleep on our physical and mental wellbeing and
discuss how sleep deprivation affects our concentration and
- [49.42] Marietta’s top sleep tips. For improved sleep, she
advises eating potassium-rich foods, soaking in magnesium bath
salts, wearing an eye mask and ear plugs in bed, and avoiding blue
light from screens and electronic devices.
Links from Episode:
Marietta’s website: www.littledreamers.us
Marietta’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/littledreamers.us/
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