Introduction Today there are close to 22 million children in the US between 0-5 years old. Most studies [1] [2] [3] indicate that a staggering 20% to 30% of young children and infants experience sleep problems. That’s upwards of 5 million children in the US needing help and support to improve their (and their families) […]


I have owned a very busy doula agency for the past decade.  Postpartum support makes up over 80% of our business and it continues to be a growing demand each year.  Of course our postpartum doulas and Sleep consultants are in the highest demand.  It’s simple, families LOVE their sleep and LOVE all the offerings of a postpartum doula.  Many […]


How To Get a Child Sleep Consultant Certification Online It’s easier than ever to launch an online business, but it’s not always easy to determine what type of business is right for you and will meet your needs as an individual. In this article, we are going to dive into all of the ins and […]


Being a newborn care specialist can be a rewarding and fulfilling career choice. It involves working with families and their newborns to ensure that the babies are well taken care of and their parents are supported in the early days of parenthood. If you’re interested in starting a career as a newborn care specialist, here […]


Here are the best 10 best steps to build an online service business as a brand new sleep consultant: 1. Identify a need in the market: Determine what types of services as a sleep consultant are most in demand and where there might be a gap. 2. Define your target audience: We all serve families […]


Becoming an Entrepreneur. I would like to start off by making one thing very clear – I had no intention of being where I am today. Quite frankly, I have no idea how I got here. Two and a half years ago, before I started Well Rested Mama, I can confidently tell you that everything […]


Hey Mamas! I know the prenatal stage can be a tough one. The newfound joys we have also come with sleepless nights and so much attention on them, it’s hard for us to even remember to eat. And when we do, we need it to be quick and easy, right? But what about quick, easy […]


Hi! My name is Ashlyn Strickland, and I’m a certified pediatric sleep consultant. I own The Best Rest Sleep Consulting. I started my business in October 2020 after completing my certification through The Cradle Coach Academy. I am incredibly humbled and honored to be chosen as the graduate of the month. I want to talk […]


I am a family-first mom of three, goal-oriented entrepreneur, to-do list extraordinaire, avid dreamer and unshakable optimist dedicated to helping tired families all around the world give their child the best sleep possible. I am passionate about training and educating women who have a deep desire to give families the gift of sleep, or to touch the life of a new mother by walking alongside her all while gaining the flexibility they need to be present in their own lives.

With over thirteen years experience in the world of sleep, children, and business, I've had the privilege of running successful businesses and helping families all over the world give their children the sleep they need.

I can't wait to give you the complete roadmap and training so you too can offer that same gift to tired families around the world. 

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