Get Some Rest, Y’all!

 

Well, y’all I am back! After a major hiatus from writing, a plunge into a super-fulfilling nanny schedule for 2 years, and the birth of my son last year, I am excited to announce my sleep training and night nannying business! My 11 years of professional nannying included sleep-training infants, working through napping snafus in toddlers, and solving sleep issues in older kiddos. I also completed the sleep training of my son, who has slept 12 hours per night since just shy of 4 months, he just turned one year old. Over the summer I sleep trained two infants via phone, in 3 nights or less. And so, with my degree in Psychology (with a minor in Family and Child Development), nannying, sleep training, and new mama experience, I am excited to open my business to any/all who would be interested in a quality night’s sleep for parents and baby! Below I have outlined a list of services and prices to maximize my time, and your moolah. Hope to hear from and help y’all out soon!

 

In-Home Sleep Training Consultation 1 Hour + Custom Sleep Plan $175

This includes a full rundown of any changes to baby’s environment that will help us, including a recommended products list. It will let me get to know your family’s needs, routine, baby’s feeding and sleeping schedule, and determine how best to proceed with your custom sleep plan. I will then create your custom sleep plan and send via email.

 

In-Home Sleep Training 8-12 hours/1-3 nights $25 per hour

I will come to your home, stay overnight, and put sleep training plan into practice. From then on, the parents will be in charge of keeping up with routine I have set in place and being consistent.

 

Phone Consultation + Custom Sleep Plan (for Long-Distance clientele) 1 hour $150

This includes a discussion of your current nursery environment, routine, family’s needs, baby’s current feeding and sleeping schedule, so I can better determine a custom course of action. I will create your custom sleep plan and send via email.

 

Sleep Training On-Call,

1 night unlimited texts and calls $150

3 night package unlimited texts & calls $350

I am just a text or phone call away, troubleshooting any issues that arise and giving support, encouragement, and advice on the spot.

 

Night Nanny In-Home Consultation 1 hour $50

I will come to your home, get to know your routine, location of necessary items, meet your baby, and discuss exactly what your needs are. Nursing on demand? I will bring your baby to your bedside. Bottles all the way? I will take over all feeding duties. We will discuss it all; I am here to help!

 

Night Nanny Services 8-12 hours/ 1-3 nights $30 per hour

While you sleep I will tend to your infant’s every need, feed, and all with my trademark care!

 

Email Cheryl Milan for availability & payment info!

misscheryl223@gmail.com


Believe in Fairies!

Last Spring I had the good fortune of hearing from my pal and former nanny (now mommy/nanny/fairy enthusiast) about the Faerieland exhibit at the Zilker Botanical Gardens. I immediately though of Rebel and how much fun he would have scoping out whatever magic existed in such a place. Since he and I had two days per week together while big brother Doc was in school, it was the perfect late morning activity! fairy Read the rest of this entry »


Pic Post: Dandelions

My nannying charges are always showering me with gifts, mostly of the “found” nature. I receive rocks, am presented with feathers, am given acorns, marbles, pieces of string, the sky is the limit! I cherish each of these gifts, appreciating the sweet sentiments behind each little offering.

If dandelions were diamonds, I would be dripping in jewels:)

If dandelions were diamonds, I would be dripping in jewels:)


My Funny Valentines

Enjoy Ella Fitzgerald’s gorgeous voice as you give this a read!

The “Month of Love” is all too short in my opinion. March comes way too soon after the month of Valentine’s Day. But I can’t complain, as my February was filled with all kinds of love, especially from my nannying charges. As previously stated I am a big celebrator of Valentine’s Day, and bring love-themed treats to all my nannying homes, this year, in the form of cookies, candies, and Valentine-y books. Read the rest of this entry »


Tidbit from the Kidwits

While playing catch with Doc, I noticed Rebel was trying with some urgency to pull down my sweatpants(yep, Miss Cheryl the fashion plate!).

Me: “Why are you pulling down my pants, dude?”
Rebel: “Because I looove you!”

Ha! Once I stopped laughing, I firmly but good-naturedly informed him that sometimes, loving someone means letting her keep her pants on. I feel that this lesson can’t be learned young enough these days. Boys are getting fresher and fresher!


My Most Favorite Valentine

(click here for a love song to accompany this post!)

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Valentine’s Day is here! A day to celebrate love in all its myriad forms: the love of friends, significant others, family, pets, chocolate, romantic comedies, romantic tear-jerkers, chocolate-covered anything, all of the world is in love with love on Valentine’s Day. Your Mrs. Cheryl is no exception.  Read the rest of this entry »


Baby It’s Cold Out-side!

(click here to listen to She & Him‘s Baby, It’s Cold Outside while you read)

Austin has rung in the New Year in typical Texas weather style: in the 70s one day, in the 20s the next. During this uncharacteristically long cold slow clap(as opposed to a cold snap), I spent my days with my charges, trying to find things to do inside. Read the rest of this entry »