5 Vital Reasons to Establish Good Sleep Habits

It is not convenient to put the work into great sleep habits for your baby. Here are five vital reasons you should put the effort required into this. It isn’t… View Post

Sleep Deficit

I often talk about a sleep deficit when giving advice for sleeping. The idea of sleep deficit comes from the book Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child written by Marc Weissbluth, M.D.  … View Post

Nap Hints

image source The book  Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child is full of help on getting babies to sleep well for naps and night. On page 123, Weissbluth offers some ideas for… View Post

Timing the First Nap

In the book  Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child  (HSHHC), Weissbluth gives a lot of details on when and how to time naps. Many moms report following these with great success. His… View Post

Can it be too hot to sleep?

“Please don’t blame [poor sleep on] changes in the weather–it is never too hot or too cold to sleep well” (Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, page 226).   So I… View Post

Sleep Problems: Morning Wake-up Time is Too Early

It is hard to stay on track each day if the first wake up time of the day is off. When baby is waking too early, it leaves you wondering… View Post


image source   In many ways, babies and children are miniature adults. It is not true, however, in all areas of life, and definitely not true when it comes to… View Post