Meet Shan. The savior of our family. No really, she is the reason I am finally getting 7-8 hours of sleep a night – in a row – uninterrupted. Shan is this month’s local Mompreneur feature and she is the owner of Jammy Time Sleep Solutions. My youngest, Hugh, was still getting up several times a night, sometimes every 2-3 hours. Needless to say I was tired. Regardless of the fact that I’m also running a business – a tired Mommy is a cranky Mommy and not a very effective Mommy. You wake up tired and it really sets the tone for the day. It’s hard to do crafts, bake, take the kids outside when all you want to do is curl up in a ball and sleep. I’ve always believed sleep is very important. I don’t skip naps for my kids just like I wouldn’t skip a meal. So since Hugh just turned 1 I knew I had to do something to help him sleep through the night to make it better for our whole family. In came Shan. I won’t go into all the detail of what she did – you can call her and find out how it works – but from the very first day we implemented the sleep plan Hugh slept through the night. 12 hours straight not waking up once. I was shocked. SHOCKED. This is the baby that woke up every 2-3 hours and literally went from that to a 12 hour sleep. And no this did not involve hours of crying. He only cried for maybe 2 minutes the first night. Since then he’s been sleeping through the night every night. Amazing. We are so much happier for it and I know I’m a much better Mommy when I’ve had a full night’s rest. So enough about me – let me introduce you to Shan!
Hi Shan! Give us 5 vital stats on YOU:
1. I was personally trained by Dana Obleman, the founder of Sleep Sense, on my journey to become a Certified Sleep Sense Consultant.
2. I am the first Sleep Sense consultant in Alberta.
3. My 3 children are healthy, happy and of course well rested. I am one proud mommy!
4. My favorite place to be is in my own bed. It is the coziest place in the world.
5. I feel sleep is extremely important. It ranks right up there with exercise and nutrition in my books.
Tell us all about your business:
Jammy Time Sleep Solutions is a sleep consulting service. I create customized sleep plans to get your child sleeping through the night and taking long, restful naps during the day. My expertise is working with families in a one on one setting. I also facilitate group seminars where participants create a personalized sleep plan for their child.
What led you to starting your business? What drives you?
Sleep is very important to me. Moms and dads with young children feel that being sleep deprived just comes with the territory. That is just not true. It is my job to educate people on the importance of sleep in creating a happy, healthy family. I then ensure they have the tools and support to get their children sleeping through the night and making bedtime enjoyable for everyone. There is nothing better than helping moms, dads and their little ones get a good night’s sleep. I feel like I have the best job in the world.
How can you help my blog readers?
If you have a child that is keeping you up in the night, then look no further.I work with newborns to children around the age of 6.
Where can we find you, call you, email you?
Jammy Time Sleep Solutions. www.jammytime.com 403-374-1250 firstname.lastname@example.org
Any last words?
Rest assured, your sleepless nights are numbered!
**If you own a local business related to pregnancy, babies or families in the Calgary and surrounding area and would like to be featured on the Sweet Ginger Photography blog please contact me for details!