We're fast-approaching the start of the new year, and as we close out 2015, we thought it would be fun to go back and revisit the 2015 blog articles that you loved most! With topics ranging from sleep regression help, to answers about gentle sleep training, to age-appropriate napping, these articles were really popular this year. Take a look below, and see if we've included your personal favorites! 10 Baby and Toddler Sleep Articles You Loved In 2015 10. 7 Tips For Babies Who Just
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We talk a lot about sleep training on this blog....A LOT. And over the years, we've come to learn that while many of our readers are generally interested in sleep training, they are specifically interested in gentle sleep training. This makes sense, if you think about it; no parent is eager to hear their child cry, and if it's possible to build healthy sleep habits in a gentle way that involves minimal fussing, many of us would greatly prefer that to the cry it out alternatives. But gentle
Solving your baby's sleep problems can be tough enough, but finding the solution to YOUR specific problem can be even tougher. After all, the sleep training plan we would recommend for parents who want to transition away from cosleeping would be very different than the sleep training plan we would recommend for parents who want to stop rocking their baby to sleep. So how can you solve YOUR unique sleep challenge? Well, I can't give you personalized advice here on the blog (you'll need to
When do babies sleep all night? When will my baby sleep through the night? When will my baby sleep longer at night? These are all popular questions that bring many of you to The Baby Sleep Site®, looking for answers. And they are questions that we'll be tackling in today's blog post! What Is Sleeping All Night Exactly? As always, we have to get our terms straight when we are discussing sleeping through the night. Remember, the medical definition of 'sleeping all night' is just 5
Let me be clear: when to sleep train is a personal choice that's heavily dependent on a lot of unique factors. There is no age when all parents "should" sleep train, and while there are sleep training windows that tend to be better for sleep training, and help the process move along smoothly, we always caution parents not to feel pressured to sleep coach during or by a certain time frame. That said - we hear almost daily from parents who are beyond exhausted, whose families are losing
Nap time is, without a doubt, a tired parent's favorite time of day. Baby goes down for a much-need snooze, leaving mom and dad time to have some much-needed "me time". But of course, in order for your baby's nap time to be a favorite time of day, your baby has to actually, you know, TAKE A NAP. And therein lies the problem, for many parents! So many of you have written in to us over the years, letting us know that your baby won't nap, and you are at a loss as to why. Baby is tired?
We're fast-approaching the start of new year, and as we close out 2014, we thought it would be fun to go back and revisit the 2014 blog articles that you loved most! With topics ranging from helping your little one learn to fall asleep independently, to answers about top CIO questions, to age-appropriate bedtimes, these articles were really popular last year. Take a look below, and see if we've included your personal favorites! 10 Baby and Toddler Sleep Articles You Loved In 2014 10.
Attention, tired moms everywhere (and I know about 95% of you reading this article right now are tired moms!!) - we have a message for you. We know how overwhelmed and exhausted you are. We know that you love your little one so much it practically hurts, but that you are simply drowning in sleep problems. We know that you feel desperate and alone as you try to get your baby or toddler back to sleep at night. We know you sometimes wonder if you've done something wrong, or if you've "ruined"
While a lot of our clients come to us without any prior experience using a sleep consultant, we do see a surprising number of parents in the Helpdesk who have already tried professional sleep coaching help - they try other sleep consultants before ending up at The Baby Sleep Site®, and finding consulting help that actually works. (I should also mention that many of our members and e-book clients have told us the same thing - they tried a number of other books or sleep websites before