Hi! I am Patty Werner, mother of three, Certified Baby Sleep Consultant and Owner of Baby Sleep All Night! Wow! That’s a mouthful! A little bit about me…
I grew up in Grand Blanc, ½ of the last set of 3 SETS OF TWINS! Yes, you read that correctly! My parents had 7 children, including 3 sets of twins, all natural! I have an oldest brother, Kurt; then 2 years later came Kathy and Karen; (side note: my sister is Karen Newman, National Anthem Singer for the Red Wings) then 18 months later Christie and Carol (born on Christmas Day, get it? Christmas Carol) arrived. Finally, 5 years later, my mom wanted one baby she could spoil… And OOPS! My twin brother, Peter and I were born on New Years Day! Talk about a crazy household, especially during the holidays with so many birthdays! But… I loved and cherish each and every moment of my childhood!
Fast forward, I graduated from the University of Michigan with my Bachelors in Psychology and a minor in Child Development. I have most of the work done on my Masters in Community Counseling at Oakland University. I interrupted my studies to earn my Certification as a Sleep Consultant from the International Maternity Institute in California. During my years of formal education, I had three children, my son Jordan (age 24), and my daughters, Kennedy (age 18) and Nicolette (age 13), which began the real, down and dirty, life education! Being a mother is and always has been my priority. I had Jordan when I was 23 because my desire to be a mom outweighed everything else in the world for me. Motherhood, as we all know, hasn’t always been easy. But even during the incredibly difficult times, I thank God everyday for the blessings of my children.
As a Maternity and Baby Sleep Consultant, my clients include moms-to-be who want to take the guessing game out of infant sleep before baby arrives and/or are having trouble sleeping themselves; all the way to families with children (birth to age 5) struggling with their child’s sleep. After carefully gathering all of the information necessary, I construct a personalized sleep plan and support it’s implementation one-on-one. My holistic approach does not involve Crying It Out! Based on the family dynamics, their current scenario, the baby’s developmental stage and temperament, parent’s tolerance for crying, among many other variables, I put together a training method and daily plan that gently and respectfully helps little ones learn to self-soothe and develop the all important, life-long, skill of independent sleep. I truly believe that a well-rested family is a healthy and happy family! Check out my website for more details.
I am honored to be a member of Detroit Mom’s Blog and the wonderful community of mothers gathered here! ~Patty
A Picture of My Parents and 7 Children, I am in my Dad’s arms
Jordan, Kennedy and Nikki at my sister’s wedding last summer
Patty Werner, Baby Sleep Consultant