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.

Sleep Hierarchy: 6-9 Months

This age group is pretty simple so far as what your sleep goals are. Things are pretty straight forward for this age group with fewer exceptions and caveats than with the… View Post

Help A Reader Out: Toddler Crying Before Naps

Hello readers! Please share any experience/insight you have with this situation: Sum said… Hi Val – I scanned all of these questions/comments and even the link to Reader Nap Questions, but… View Post

Healthy Sleep Habits: Sleep Cues

Sleep cues are so very important when timing naps correctly. I have a post with my list of sleep cues and a post with the Baby Whisperer’s sleep cues. Now… View Post

Reader Sleep Questions

CIO in General: Meredith said… Thank you so much for this blog – It is so useful to me. I started my child with CIO at 6 weeks. It has only… View Post

Sleep Hierarchy: 3-6 Months

When I wrote the post on my newborn sleep hierarchy, I had a reader request that I share my thoughts on older babies. This is a tricky phase. I would call… View Post

Importance of the First Nap

The morning nap is usually the first nap to become consistent in a baby’s life. Even though it is not the last nap baby keeps around,  it is the most… View Post

Nursing A Newborn: Keep Baby Awake!

Photo by Candid Memory Photography I know I have mentioned in the past to work to keep baby away while breastfeeding. I even have a couple of different posts with… View Post