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About Malia Jacobson

Malia Jacobson is a nationally published health journalist, author, columnist, sleep expert, and freelance writer. She began her journey toward sleep expertise while researching her first daughter’s sleep troubles. Soon, she was moderating a global sleep website, where she helped parents around the world put their children's sleep troubles to rest.

Malia's articles on sleep and health appear regularly in national media outlets, including Women’s Health Magazine, Costco Connection Magazine, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, ABC News, the TODAY Show, and MSN Healthy Living, as well as over 90 regional parenting magazines across the US and Canada. She appears regularly on television and speaks to parenting groups about healthy sleep support.

Her sleep question-and-answer column “Counting Sheep” appears in Metroparent magazine and her monthly parenting column “Growing Up” appears in Charlotte Parent magazine.

In 2011 she published her first e-book Ready, Set, Sleep: 50 Ways to Help Your Child Sleep, So You Can Sleep Too. Her second e-book Sleep Tight, Every Night: Helping Toddlers & Preschoolers Sleep Well Without Tears, Tricks, or Tirades launched in early 2013.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration/marketing. When she’s not writing, she's chasing her three children, digging in her garden, or exploring the Pacific Northwest.