Need sleep? We can help. Information, support and research to help families. We'll keep it simple, because we know you're tired.
What you and your baby need: Sleep
What we offer: Help
So many books, too tired to read...Ask any new parent to define their greatest challenge, and most will answer SLEEP! In today's fast-paced culture, parents are tired. The Family Sleep Project is designed to empower families to find sleep practices and philosophies that complement their lifestyles using research, support and expert guidance.
Each child is different. Each family is different. Each culture is different. One size does not fit all.
Our vision is to create a simple, user-friendly clearinghouse of information and support for parents. Locally, we will offer seminars, support groups for working toward healthy sleep, and one to one counseling. For the greater community, the project will provide information, podcasts, and cyber counseling for families. In addition, our website will make research on sleep practices available and understandable to struggling parents.
We need your help! Funding is needed to provide these services. Our sleep expert (who has a PhD in Behavioral Psychology, specializing in sleep) requires compensation for creating the lecture series and collecting and organizing research so that tired parents don't have to. Our webmistress (whose baby sleeps beautifully) needs to be paid. And then we need space for classes, equipment for podcasts, and more. We are starting with a small amount, but our ideas and potential are boundless. So please, help us to exceed our goal, and you'll sleep better!
You can make a difference in your own life while helping countless families by kickstarting this project. Please help us to support healthy, rested and supported families.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
pledged of $3,000 goal
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Sep 14, 2009 - Dec 5, 2009
Pledge $5 or more
Thank you note, plus you'll sleep better, knowing you've done a good thing
Pledge $10 or more
Thank you note, clothes pins to hold your eyes open when you just can't go on, PLUS that good night's sleep
Pledge $25 or more
Thank you note, sleep mask for grabbing a quick nap, clothes pins, PLUS that good night's sleep
Pledge $50 or more
The complete kit: Thank you note, dreamcatcher (now you're practically guaranteed a good night's sleep), sleep mask, clothes pins, PLUS that good night's sleep
Pledge $100 or more
Even more! In addition to the complete kit (above), you can email the sleep expert a question related to your family's sleep. He will respond with his thoughts, suggestions and references. You can send up to 2 follow-up emails within a week, and he will respond to both. Your own expert! What a deal!!!
Pledge $300 or more
The complete kit, PLUS a 1-hour phone conversation with our expert about anything sleep-related. AND you can follow up with two emails within a week, and he will respond to both.
Pledge $500 or more
1:1 session either in person, online or by phone with the sleep expert, the email follow-ups, and a follow-up fifteen minute session by phone or in-person. In recognition of your support, your family or organization will be listed as a Program Founder on our website and in related publications.
Pledge $750 or more
Our sleep expert will come to your place of business or other organization and give a 60-minute presentation about sleep, its relationship to health and how to solve basic sleep problems. Only applies to locations within a 60 mile driving distance. In recognition of your support, your family or organization will be listed as a Program Founder on our website and in related publications.
Pledge $1,000 or more
Wow! You rock! You now have two sessions with the sleep specialist, the follow-up emails, the complete kit, AND people everywhere will appreciate your generous support! You will be a hero! Good karma = good sleep! In recognition of your support, your family or organization will be listed as a Program Founder on our website and in related publications.