Shari Mezrah, "The Sleep Mom," is a sleep schedule specialist and mother of two who developed the innovative The Baby Sleeps Tonight program in 1999, and published her first book, The Baby Sleeps Tonight: Your Infant Sleeping Through the Night by 9 Weeks (Yes, Really!) in April 2010 (Sourcebooks). Through her Tampa, Florida-based consulting practice, BabyTIME, Mezrah has helped hundreds of families worldwide turn chaos into calm and regain control over their lives by getting babies and toddlers on schedules and sleeping through the night. In addition to schedules for feedings, naps and wake times, she provides successful techniques for soothing and stimulating, making transitions and mapping out plans for caregivers, among many other challenges new parents face. She appears as a nationally recognized expert on the syndicated talk show "Daytime," in addition to being featured on ABC, FOX, NBC and CBS. Mezrah is a much sought after guest speaker for hospitals, pediatricians, child psychologists, ob/gyns and parenting organizations. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa and has been active with the Alpha House, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering pregnant women and moms in crisis. Mezrah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University. For more information, visit www.thesleepmom.com.