A psychiatrist and mom sat next to each other on a plane. A conversation about children, poor sleep habits, the critical effects it has on development, and struggling families took off.
At 30,000 feet in the air, a realization materialized. By the time the journey was complete, an organization had landed that would grow to become Paperclouds.
Sleep Savvy. Live Happy.™
Meet the Founders
Dr. Smita N. Naidoo
MD, MPH, FRCPC
Smita is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with a passion for merging clinical medicine and public health. She has a dedicated private practice serving both children and transition-aged youth (i.e. 16- to 24-year-olds), and she provides emergency psychiatric care in a tertiary setting. Smita completed her psychiatry and fellowship training at the University of British Columbia. When she's not in her hometown, Vancouver, BC, you'll find her off travelling the unbeaten path.
Andrea J. Bell
Andrea is an entrepreneur and health advocate with over a decade of experience, ranging from owning a wellness clinic to spearheading a national corporate health sales division. A mother of three and former professional ballroom dancer, Andrea lives in Vancouver, BC, where she—like Polly—often dances around her kitchen with the people she loves.
Meet our marvelous illustrator for The Quest for Rest
Alexandra studied graphics and illustration at George Enescu University of Arts. As an illustrator, she creates artwork for books, websites, ads, and merchandise for a variety of clients and industries around the globe. Originally from Romania, she currently lives in Edinburgh, UK, and is obsessed with cute animals…especially Pickles.