The second element to the Babywise routine is “Wake.” Official wake time includes feeding time, dressing time, bathing time, playing time…all time awake in between naps is your waketime. Because… View Post

Newborns and Waketime: A Slow Process

I know few things stress people out more than newborns and trying to get them onto the routine they are hoping to achieve. For most newborns, one of the hardest… View Post

Waketime–Start of Day

Consistent Schedule: Start Your Day Right What Time Should I Start My Day Polls Poll Results: What Time Do You Start Baby’s Day? Poll Results Post: Morning Wake-up Time Waking… View Post

Waketime/Playtime Index

Free Playtime Free Playtime  The Importance of Free Play Time {and ideas for fitting it in} General Info Baby Whisperer: Learning Triangle  How to Organize a Playgroup Playtime: Don’t Over Stimulate … View Post

Learning Triangle for Babies

Learning Triangle for Babies. Know what your baby is capable of focusing on and learning developmentally so you don’t overwhelm baby. Tracy Hogg has a rule for what you give… View Post

Structured Playtime

There is some confusion as the the distinction between each of the playtimes described in the -wise series. This article discusses Structured Playtime. Structured playtime as defined in On Becoming… View Post

Poll Results: What was/is baby’s approximate optimal waketime length for ages 6-7 Months? (waketime length includes feeding time)?

Results: 60-75 minutes: 1 vote (1%)75-90 minutes: 7 votes (8%)1.5-1.75 hours: 9 votes (10%)1.75-2 hours: 30 votes (34%)2-2.25 hours: 26 votes (30%)2.25-2.5 hours: 7 votes (8%)2.5 hours or more: 6… View Post