Meet Tamara Jurkin


Tamara is the founder of Quiet Moments Sleep Consulting and the Sleep Program Instructor for the USA region for the International Parenting and Health Institute (IPHI).

Tamara is a Certified Sleep Consultant  who holds a Specialized Honors degree in Psychology and an Early Childhood Education diploma. Tamara's educational background in child development and psychology include courses such as: The Happiest Baby on the Block, psychology of infancy, psychology of middle childhood and family dynamics as well as infant/ child mental health.

To further complement her background, Tamara has completed the Infant Mental Health course through Sick Children's hospital which focuses on mental health from 0-6 years of age.

Tamara is an active member of the International Parenting and Health Institute (IPHI) Admissions Board and the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants. She has worked with young children, families and adults in a variety of settings for many years. She has also shared her passion for child education by teaching adult students wishing to enter the Early Childhood Education field.

Tamara does not utilize any formal sleep training methods, in her work. Her successful approach is both holistic and organic in nature while focusing on the attachment relationship and emotional wellbeing of the entire family. Though residing in Ontario, Canada, Tamara offers sleep services worldwide via phone, email, and internet.

Education and Training

  • Early Childhood Education Diploma, Humber College, Ontario.

  • Honors Degree, Psychology ( double major), York University, Ontario.

  • Maternity and Child Sleep Consulting, International Parenting and Health Institute.

  • Happiest Baby on the Block Certification, Happiest Baby Education Association.

  • Integrative Adult Sleep Program, International Parenting and Health Institute.

  • Infant Mental Health Training, 0-6 years, Sick Children’s Hospital.