'A godsend for tired parents everywhere. I highly recommend this book to the parents of infants and young children who have a problem sleeper on their hands' Howard Bennett, MD, author of WAKING UP DRY: A GUIDE TO HELP CHILDREN OVERCOME BEDWETTING 'GOOD NIGHT, SLEEP TIGHT is the first book of its kind to clearly explain why bedtime is such a challenge for so many kids and their parents, and to offer solutions that won't tortue anyone' Maura Rhodes, Senior Editor, PARENTING magazine 'Right after "Boy or girl?" the next question new parents often hear is "How's he sleeping"' after going through Kim West's painless, practical, and easy-to-implement program, they'll be able to honestly answer, "Like a baby"' Armin Brott, author of EXPECTANT FATHER 'Parents and children alike should welcome this commonsense, family-friendly guide to childhood sleep from birth to age five ... This book will teach parents to gently start to shape a baby's sleep in infancy, sparing them the months or even years of sleep deprivation that so many families endure' David Kessler, MD, former Comissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and current Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine '
About the Author
Kim West, known as The Sleep Lady® by her clients, has helped more than a thousand parents learn to listen to their intuition, recognize their childs important sleep cues and behaviors, and gently create changes that promote and preserve healthy sleep habits. Kim, a mother of two and a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C), has been a practicing social worker for more than twelve years. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Kim lives with her family in Maryland.
Joanne Kenen is a journalist and mother of two who first met Kim West professionally while seeking a remedy for her younger son's sleep difficulties. Joanne graduated from Harvard University, then went on to report from Latin America and the Caribbean, New York, and Miami before settling in Washington, D.C. For the past ten years she has been a Washington, D.C.based writer, specializing in U.S. politics, health care, and health policy. Joanne lives with her husband and their sons outside of Washington, D.C. and a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C), has been a practicing social worker for more than twelve years. She received her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Kim lives with her family in Maryland.