Sleep is possible for you and your little one...

As a pediatric sleep and routine consultant, I help exhausted parents like you find a daytime schedule and sleep plan that *actually* works.

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Trust me, mama...

being a new mom is hard, but here are a few things I truly believe...


Baby sleep DOES NOT mean crying it out







hey there, I'm serena girardi!

First off, I'd like to start by giving you a virtual hug, just in case you need it.

I have LOVED babies since as long as I can remember. As a little girl, I remember being asked what I wanted to be when I grew up and literally saying "my mom."

As a sleep consultant, first and foremost, my goal is to serve you as parents. I work alongside parents to set healthy sleep foundations for their newborns as well as support and correct poorly developed routine and/or sleep habits to help parents and babies get the restorative sleep necessary for growth, development, and functioning.
There is no "one size fits all" approach when it comes to creating healthy sleep habits and routines. My goal is to develop long lasting, supportive relationships with the families I work with while providing them with the best daytime and sleep programs to align with their parenting philosophies and goals.

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reviews from happy parents

- Stacie + Nick Ferreiro

"My husband and I were clueless and desperate for how to make our baby nap longer than 45-minute stretches. Then, enter Serena, and within days of implementing her personalized plans, our son was napping on his own for more than double the amount of time he was before we started working with her. Not only that, rocking him to sleep was a thing of the past! We would put him in his crib awake, and he easily put himself to sleep. Serena is incredibly knowledgeable, courteous, friendly, and passionate… but I think what sets her apart is her care and attention to each family. What was amazing to me was her methods and guidance helped us learn how to help him. This was crucial as new parents, feeling equipped to help our baby help himself; we just didn’t know how before Serena! Sand and Sleep has been such a game-changer for us; Serena has our highest endorsement."

"Where do I even start… Serena and Sand and sleep literally changed our lives for the better."

- Anna + Austin Riley

"Serena is the absolute BEST. I could not have gotten through the first 7/8 weeks without her. She is so intentional and truly cares about her clients and friends. She answers any and all questions and always knows how to help! I HIGHLY recommend her to anyone who is trying to create healthy sleep habits for their baby."


"We first met Serena when our baby girl Poppy was 3.5 months old. Although she was a sound night sleeper, her daytime schedule was unpredictable — Poppy would catnap and snack often, which made our days challenging and inconsistent. Serena recognized that our daughter was overtired and devised a sleep schedule that was not only gentle, but also effective. We noticed improved sleep and bigger smiles just about immediately. We loved her so much that we called her three months later when Poppy turned six months to help with some regressions as out little one grows and evolves — 24 hours later, she was pretty much back on track! "

"Serena had a magical touch with our daughter — she truly cared about Poppy’s sleep habits and worked diligently with us to make sure that we could implement her methods when she wasn’t around."

- Brittany Gault

"She was waking up 5-6 nights and now sleeps 12-12.5 straight through & takes her naps consistently with little to no issues. Tenley was teething, going through a growth spurt, & a time change. Serena helped us through all of it step by step. Her incredible communication helped Tenley get on a schedule and I would do it all over again with her help!"

"I am beyond please with the help we got from Serena. She helped us through every hurdle with our little."

- Sydney Thompson

"Serena found us exactly when we needed her, we were struggling with early wakings with our little one and she was so incredibly attentive when working with us to get her to sleep through the night. She thoroughly asked us questions regarding our baby's schedule, our preferences, and sleep history. More than anything, I really appreciated that she respected that I did not want to use a cry it out method and provided so many wonderful alternatives, educational material, and teaching methods to adjust our daughter's schedule. She was constantly available for us to contact and worked with me to answer any questions I had (at any time, which was literally awesome)."

"Now our little one is sleeping 12 hours straight through the night, and I could cry with happiness.  She's so worth it."

- Emily + Michael Cohen

"Going from one to two babies under the age of two was a lot for us, but Serena’s guidance and routines really allowed us to survive those long days and nights. Whenever we had questions or concerns, Serena was a simple call/text away and she always responded promptly. She was also very supportive — which is important for any parent. By sticking to the schedules Serena implemented, our baby was able to put himself to sleep for naps and sleep through the night by 12 weeks and we couldn’t be happier. Thank you so much Serena, we would have been lost without you!"

"Words can’t describe how thankful we are to have had Serena as a newborn care specialist."


"Serena is truly amazing! I don’t know how in the world she does what she does but ladies, if you are having problems with your non-sleeping baby look no further because SHE IS YOUR GIRL! She was sweet, kind, and extremely gentle during a time when I honestly felt I was never going to sleep again. Believe me when I say, this woman absolutely changed my life as well as my sons life! Could NOT be more grateful for her!"

"I don’t know how in the world she does what she does but ladies, if you are having problems with your non-sleeping baby look no further because SHE IS YOUR GIRL!"


"I hired Serena to help me with my 4 month old who was not sleeping through the night. I didn’t want anyone in my house at the time so she was okay with doing the consult over the phone. She was such a great help since the first night is rough. Even though she wasn’t physically there it helped so much that I could call her at anytime to have her reinsure me that everything will be okay! Which it was! She was right. With the tools and steps that Serena put together to help me out during naps and bed time my son caught on by second day! He slept from 7-7!!"

"If you have a sleepless baby you need to hire Serena! She is a life saver! Not just for me and my son but for my marriage!!!!"

- Jenna Pelusio

"Serena is an absolute pleasure to have in your home, she is smart, professional, sweet, kind, trusting, accommodating, realistic, and patient. Please if you’re struggling or contemplating help, REACH OUT TO HER!!! ***Well rested babies and mamas make the world a better place***"

- Tara Weber

"Our son goes down for naps WITHOUT crying, and with Serena’s help, we have a happy, sleeping baby. She not only helped our son but helped me through the entire process as well!"

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