This method is the medium option for sleep training. It involves laying your baby down when it's time to sleep, leaving the room to allow her the opportunity to figure out how to fall asleep on her own, and returning at timed intervals to briefly reassure her if she's crying.
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.
Feeling like it's time to switch your toddler from a crib to a bed? Making the transfer too early will likely create more problems than it will solve, so first work to establish great sleeping habits, and then make the transfer around 3 years old (or later!).
Darkness, white noise, and consistent routines are three essential elements you can implement TODAY to help facilitate easier sleep for your child. Make sure you're fully utilizing these helpful tools.
Sleep props are a huge factor when it comes to sleeping through the night or sleeping for an entire nap. These props can be a blessing or a curse -- a blessing when they work and a curse when they don't! Read on to find out if it's the right time to ditch that sleep prop.