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.

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

My Sleep Hierarchy For Newborns

My sleep hierarchy for newborns. How to prioritize and balance Babywise sleep schedule and sleep training for your newborn. Newborn sleep tips. Brayden as a newborn Many times, we get… View Post

Regulatory Sleep Systems

In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, Weissbluth talks about two regulatory systems the body uses for sleep (pages 15-16). These are Homeostatic Control Mechanism (which I shall henceforth refer to as… View Post

Why Have Naps?

If you are a parent trying to establish good sleep habits, there is a chance you have fantasized about the possibility of not stressing over naps. Couldn’t you just wait… View Post

Problem Solving Tip: What Has Changed?

Things were going great. You had napping down, eating down, behavior down, etc. It was fabulous. Now, your child is waking early from every nap. Or your child is throwing… View Post

Help A Reader Out: Toddler Crying Mid-Nap

Melissa Hunt said… My son, 21 months, is a BW success story. We’ve never had any problems. That is, until last week when he started waking up 40 minutes into… View Post