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How to Cope with Anxiety About Sleep Training

How to Cope with Anxiety About Sleep Training

So you’re on the fence about this whole, “teaching your baby to sleep,” thing. On the one hand, you know that sleep is essential for everyone in yo...
When is the Best Time to Get Rid of the Dummy?

When is the Best Time to Get Rid of the Dummy?

A lot of parents who use soothers/dummies feel a twinge of guilt the first time they stick a dummy in their baby’s mouth. However, dealing with a ...
Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Some advice for how to tackle sleep training as a dual-parenting team. While one parent is usually the primary caregiver, sleep training can be most successful if you are both on the same team, sharing the load and the success!
Sleep Strategies for Twins

Sleep Strategies for Twins

'There are two things in this world that life doesn’t prepare you for. Twins.' You’re the proud parent of twins! Congratulations! And my sincerest ...
The Benefits of Sleep

The Benefits of Sleep

Sleep has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery. From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we shou...
How to Deal with Your Child's Fear of the Dark

How to Deal with Your Child's Fear of the Dark

“Mom, I can’t sleep.” Fear of the dark usually starts to show up around the 2-year mark. As toddler’s minds mature, their memory gets longer a...
Tips for Dealing with the End of Daylight Savings

Tips for Dealing with the End of Daylight Savings

The end of daylight savings time is coming up soon. Most parents don’t mind it so much when they gain an extra hour, but it sends fear through ...
How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

One of the easiest things you can do to help get your child sleeping through the night is to create what I like to call a ‘sleep sanctuary'. What d...
Snoring and Mouth Breathing in Children

Snoring and Mouth Breathing in Children

I used to think that snoring babies were absolutely adorable. After all, what better indicator is there that your baby is fast asleep and getting t...
How SLEEP DEPRIVATION Affects Your Relationship.

How SLEEP DEPRIVATION Affects Your Relationship.

What is it about you having a lousy night’s sleep that makes everyone else so awful?It seems that way, doesn’t it? You have a night of broken, inte...
Can you sleep train your baby while breastfeeding?

Can you sleep train your baby while breastfeeding?

When I was expecting my first child, I probably did more reading than I did throughout my entire academic career. I was determined to know everyth...
Attachment parenting and sleep training.

Attachment parenting and sleep training.

I’m hoping that I might be able to change some minds here today. It won’t be easy, obviously, because when is it ever? ...
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