Baby Insomnia or Split Night: Why It Happens and How to Fix

Baby insomnia is when your baby is awake in the middle of the night for 2-3 hours at a time. It is sometimes called a “split night” and usually lasts for weeks or months. This post will explain why baby insomnia happens and ways you can fix the problem based on my 10+ years as …

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Baby Waking At Night? NAPS May Be The Issue

When you’re dealing with reasons for your baby’s night waking, you’re usually focused on, you know, NIGHT sleep. You’re normally looking to things like nighttime hunger, or nighttime dirty diapers, or nighttime sleep associations. But what if I told you that NAPS might have everything to do with why your child is waking at night? …

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Can the “Wake to Sleep” Method Help Lengthen Your Baby’s Short Naps?

An older, wiser friend once told me, “Baby naps are God’s way of saying to parents, ‘I love you. Now go take a shower.’” Pretty accurate, right? Most parents look forward to naptimes. Ahhhh… Those brief interludes when you can actually pause for breath, do the never-ending chores, or have a little “me” time. Of …

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What Does Drowsy But Awake Mean Anyway, When It Comes to Helping Your Baby Sleep?

What Does Drowsy But Awake Mean Anyway, When It Comes to Helping Your Baby Sleep?

Pick up any book about baby sleep or read any website, including this one, and the instructions are to put your baby down “drowsy but awake” in order to teach your baby how to sleep and stop waking up at night or nap longer during the day. But, what does “drowsy but awake” actually mean? …

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