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Hello Sleep

Hello Sleep

Rachel Turner 309 Views http://www.hellosleepgr.com

Currently there are no baby sleep consultants in the Grand Rapids area and there is a need! Yes there may be baby sleep consultants throughout the US but I think a local relationship is important. Grand Rapids offers various natural and healthy living lifestyles in our community, but a baby sleep consultant doesn’t exist!  After talking with parents, doctors, doulas, yoga teachers, daycare providers and other health related professionals sleep is not easy for every child and their parent! My goal is to work with and teach the parents how to establish a healthy routine and sleep schedule. Children thrive on routine and with a steady schedule they are able to learn with a better mindset and more energy. The best thing is I work with children of all ages- from newborns to older children up to twelve years old. My plan involves children sleeping in their OWN bed, EVERY night, for 10-12 HOURS straight! Sounds great doesn’t it!! and YES it can be done!

Impact

Any parent who has not had a full night sleep since their child has been born! I hate the saying you wont be able to sleep just because you had children ! This isn’t true! With the training and plans set in place, children can learn and maintain great sleeping habits! With a solid, uninterrupted nights sleep the children and family will all benefit! This is for everyone- moms and dads that work fulltime,  parents that stay at home, and even nannies and grandparents that provide childcare.

What I Will Do With $5,000

The $5,000 would go towards my yearly certification program - The Sleep Sense Program. This ongoing training is the best within the country and provides me a network of 200 others to learn from. The rest of the money would be used for marketing materials to distribute and promote my business at doctor, chiropractor and medical professional offices. I would also like to expand my class offerings and network with other organizations, schools, daycares, mommy groups and parents who need sleep!

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About Rachel Turner

I've worked as a buyer for the last 10 years at Meijer. Although I have loved my past work experience, I want something more since I've had 3 kids- 2 daughters: a 4 year old, 18 month old and a 2 week old boy. Life has changed. I would love to own a business where I have the flexibility to spend more time with my children plus help other families. I believe sleep is so important, especially for the little ones and want to help others have the same feeling of good sleep every night!

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