The “cry-it-out” method is a phrase whispered among horrified moms who cannot believe a fellow mother would actually allow her child to cry until he or she falls asleep. Many (not all) of these moms preach 24/7 attentiveness to a child’s needs. I am not one of those moms. Don’t get me wrong – of… Continue reading I Used the “Cry-It-Out” Method and I’m Proud of It
Oh the six-week sleep regression…you fickle mistress, you. I don’t know about you moms, but six weeks was the WORST for me. My previously content babies turned into insatiable monsters. I nursed round the clock and spent all night rocking them to sleep…only to have them wake up an hour later. Sigh. The second time… Continue reading 5 Ways to Stay Sane During the 6-Week Sleep Regression
Let me just say this: napping is the worst. Not for me – anytime I get to nap (which isn’t often), it’s nothing short of amazing. No, it’s my son’s napping that is terrible. Or should I say used to be terrible. It all turned around once I started nap training. I know what you’re… Continue reading 13 Ways to Nap Train Your Baby
Sleep training not working? Here are eight mistakes you’re probably making.
You’re probably reading this post at 3:00 am. You’re scrolling through your phone, frantically trying to find the reason for why your child won’t sleep. Your eyes are heavy and you’re working hard to convince yourself that you’re completely okay with never sleeping again until you’re 50. Bags under the eyes are in now, right?… Continue reading 5 Sleep Training Tips to Get You and Your Baby More Rest