The Link Between Nutrition & Sleep for Your Toddler
Did you know that what your toddler eats will impact their sleep quality? And we’re not just talking avoiding sugar before bed, either. Here are a few tips and tweaks for your toddler’s nutrition to help you equip him for the best sleep possible!...
When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?
‘When will MY baby sleep through the night?' is the most common question that I am asked. The first thing I tell parents in response to this ever-popular question is:
Your baby will never sleep through the night.
This is not a pessimistic ans...
5 Tips to Create a Sleep Space that Works for You
If you struggle to sleep at night, your bedroom set up could be to blame. Good news: there's an easy fix.
Do you want to wake up refreshed and in a good mood every morning?
Of course, you do. To achieve this goal, you need to create a sleep env...
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Little Rock, AR
Hello! My name is Marissa Gianakas and I am a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant and blessed to be a part of the Sleep Wise team. My husband and I met in Jacksonville, Florida and we have two boys, Benjamin and Alexander.
Little Rock, AR
Prior to Sleep Wise, I worked as a nurse in the NICU for almost 4 years, I received my Master’s degree from the University of Florida and became a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Prior, I received a Bachelor’s degree in family, youth, & community science as well as a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. I have loved babies and children since I was little. I started babysitting at a young age and was a “mothers’ helper” for several families. My career path followed as I have only worked with pediatric patients during my years of working in the medical field and now as a Pediatric Sleep Consultant. When our first son was born, I spent many hours reading and researching sleep in order to help him become a decent sleeper.
Our second son did not follow the “rules” and what I had read in the books was not working.
I did not have the physical or mental energy to keep trying different methods while also keeping up with a busy toddler. When he was just a few months old, I began working with the Sleep Wise team and saw an improvement on the first night! I was so impressed with my results and was excited to be rested and refreshed again, I had forgotten what that felt like!
Sleep not only has a huge impact on a growing child, but also for the rest of the family.
My passion for babies, children, and families led me to become a part of the Sleep Wise team so I could continue to do what I love. I would love the opportunity to work together to help your family sleep through the night again!
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