Our team does quite a few Personalized Sleep Plans® every week, but while we can give you the best of plans, it doesn't mean anything if you and your baby are not ready for it. So how do you know you're ready to sleep train? Glad you asked! Below is a 10-point checklist designed to help you determine if you and your baby or toddler are ready for sleep training. 10-Point Checklist To Help You Determine If It's Time To Sleep Train ☑ Your baby has preferences. Babies will
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
If you have been working on your baby or toddler's sleep for any length of time, then you know that sleep coaching tends to take time. Sure, some parents see miraculous results overnight, but that's the exception - it's not the norm! For most of us, sleep coaching involves days or weeks of work before we see real, meaningful results. The work is worth it, of course - the payoff of a full night's sleep is worth anything! But sometimes, starting can just seem so daunting. What do you do
Sleep training, or helping your baby learn good sleep habits and how to sleep more independently, can be the source of many questions. One of the most pressing questions is what sleep training method is right for your baby. This post will cover the 5 most common sleep training methods though there are many variations within each method that you can customize for your baby. One common misconception about sleep training babies (also called sleep coaching) is that there’s only one way to do it.
When is the best time to sleep train your baby? As parents, we always want sleep training to go as well as possible, right from the start. That's why we: Tailor our sleep training methods to fit our babies' ages We carefully select methods that fit our parenting styles and our babies' temperaments We don't sleep train during big transitions (like moving) or illnesses and... We prepare for sleep coaching before we start. One of the ways to ensure that sleep coaching goes as