Sleep

Find all of my posts on sleep here. Get sleep training tips, tips for establishing great naps, and tips for getting baby to sleep through the night. I have posts to teach you how to do these things as well as walk you through troubleshooting sleep problems.

Bedtime Routine: Storytime

    Storytime has got to be one of the sweetest times of day. Child and parent snuggle up together to read stories before bedtime. If you are not careful,… View Post

Reader Swaddling Questions

Zasha said… Hi there,It’s me Zasha again (with a 4 week old son)Thanks for giving me this link. It is a relief to know that there are other babies who cry… View Post

Nighttime Sleep: 9-15 Weeks Old

    Okay, first of all, if your newborn is not sleeping at least 7 hours at night, I want you to just close the post and walk away. Don’t… View Post

You Cannot Force Sleep

  “You, and your child, can force wakefulness upon sleep, but you cannot force sleep upon wakefulness” (Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, page 30).   “Parents have the opportunity to… View Post

The Sun and Sleep

First of all, this post is not a “scientific post” on the sun and sleep, but if you want that, I have written one found here: Regulatory Sleep Systems.  … View Post

Inconsistent Napping

    I have some news for you. It might come as good news, but it might come as bad news. I always give it to you straight, so here… View Post

Help a Reader Out: Toddler Not Napping

noblesvillemom said…   Hi Val, my DD has been having trouble with naps and bedtime for about a year. She gave up the second nap at about 13 mths (would just… View Post