bedtime battles

Training Methods: Scripted Checks

Training Methods: Scripted Checks

This sleep training method involves very brief checks at very frequent intervals so that Baby learns to trust that Mom and Dad are never far away, allowing Baby to access his own self-soothing capabilities.

Lies Your Friends Will Tell You about Child Sleep

Lies Your Friends Will Tell You about Child Sleep

"Never wake a sleeping baby," "babies fall asleep when tired," and "babies eventually outgrow their sleep problems" are all LIES. Check out this post to learn the truth!

Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

This week I’m answering five of YOUR questions. Check out this post if you’re wondering about dream feeds, bouncing Baby to sleep, teething, prolonged nightwakings, or dropping night feeds.

When is Baby's Bedtime?

When is Baby's Bedtime?

Too late of a bedtime can cause early morning wakeups, extra nightwakings, bedtime battles, and general overtiredness that contributes to poor napping — talk about trouble! Check out this post to learn how to appropriately time bedtime for your child.

How to Teach Baby to Fall Asleep on His Own

How to Teach Baby to Fall Asleep on His Own

Falling asleep independently can be tricky business for babies. Whether you’re hoping to teach your newborn from day 1 or you’re trying to unteach and reteach your toddler, you’ll find helpful information here on what you can do to start teaching this skill ASAP!

Keeping Kids in Their Own Beds

Keeping Kids in Their Own Beds

When kids move from a crib to a bed, they suddenly have the freedom to leave their bed, and many kids will take advantage of this! If you want to keep your bed to yourself, follow the steps outlined in this post to teach your child to stay in her own bed.