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.

Pacifiers and Babywise

I haven’t used pacifiers with either of my children. I have viewed it as a sleep prop that the child can’t control for a long time, so I don’t do… View Post

Traveling and CIO

source As far as vacations go, my children have always slept and do sleep just as well away from home as he does at home. Neither have cried. It hasn’t… View Post

What To Do When Your Child is Playing in the Crib/Bed Instead of Sleeping

What To Do When Your Child is Playing in the Crib/Bed Instead of Sleeping Children will often play in their beds rather than going to sleep. They talk, they play.… View Post

How to Know When Baby is Tired by Using Sleep Cues

How to Know When Baby is Tired by Using Sleep Cues A sleep cue is something your baby does that indicates he/she is tired and ready to go to sleep.… View Post

In Action: Dropping the 3rd Nap

I have been working on dropping that third nap with Kaitlyn since the beginning of January. At the time, she was 8 months old (approaching 9). We have taken the… View Post

In Action: Troubleshooting Naps (Again)

As I have said in a previous post, the whole parenting thing is a dynamic situation (see It’s Dynamic). We constantly need to adjust our schedules to accommodate our growing babies.… View Post

Dropping a Nap: A Weaning Process

Whether your baby is 7 months old and dropping the third nap, or 4 years old and dropping her only nap, the transition does not need to be what is… View Post