Quick Tip: How To Tell If A Nap Transition Is Approaching

How To Tell If A Nap Transition Is Approaching

Picture this. You’ve just settled into a nice, predictable daytime sleep schedule, you’re feeling good about life, and then, before you know it, your baby gets a little older and blows your perfectly-crafted routine to pieces. I’m positive a lot of you know exactly what I’m talking about (even those of you who’ve never been able …

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How To Know If You’re Done Sleep Training

How To Know When You're Done Sleep Training

Starting sleep training is tough, but is the most important step you’ll take. Doing the sleep training is a lot of work, but it’s so worth it once you start seeing results! But finishing sleep training? Is it always clear when you are done sleep training? As surprising as it might seem, the answer is …

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9 Toddler Sleep Problems (And How to Deal)

9 common toddler sleep problems

Here’s a myth that needs to be debunked: sleep problems go away when babies grow into toddlers. After working with over 40,000 families, we’ve learned that’s simply not true! Yes, some babies will outgrow their sleep problems, but far more babies who take short naps and wake often at night simply grow into toddlers who …

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Gentle Sleep Training Explained + 5 Strategies

Gentle Sleep Training

We talk a lot about sleep training on this blog… A LOT. And over the years, we’ve come to learn that while many of our readers are generally interested in sleep training, they are specifically interested in gentle sleep training. This makes sense, if you think about it. No parent is eager to hear their …

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10 Bedtime Routine Tips: Crafting the Perfect Baby and Toddler Bedtime Routine

10 Tips for a Perfect Bedtime Routine

Bedtime routines are an essential part of healthy baby and toddler sleep habits… A very essential part! A great bedtime routine alerts your baby or toddler to the fact that bedtime is approaching. It can also serve to relax your child and help your baby or toddler fall asleep quickly and calmly. But how can …

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Ferber Method Sleep Training: Age to Use, Separation Anxiety, and Is It Harmful?

The Ferber Method Explained

Sleep training, or teaching your baby healthy sleep habits, can be confusing and frustrating. One of the most popular sleep training methods is The Ferber Method, also known as Ferberizing or graduated extinction. This method involves letting your baby cry at increasingly longer intervals until they are sleeping better and taking longer naps. Here’s everything …

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Why Sleep Training Failed: 3 Reasons Your Baby or Toddler Isn’t Sleeping Well After Sleep Training

3 Reasons Sleep Training Sometimes Fails

Sleep training is work, yes, but it’s work with a purpose. As many of our clients would confirm, the payoff of sleep training – a peacefully-sleeping baby or toddler – is well-worth all the work involved in getting to that point. But what about those times when there is no payoff? What if you put …

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Taming Summer Bedtimes: 3 Tips You Need

Summer is fully upon us, readers! But while warm temps and fun outdoor activities are great, those long, lazy days of summer may be seriously messing with your baby or toddler’s inner sleep clock. Over the summer, many babies start crying at bedtime and resisting sleep even more than usual. It’s also common for toddlers …

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Night Weaning vs. Sleep Training: Which Should Come First?

Which Comes First? Night Weaning Or Sleep Training?

For many of the families we work with, night weaning and sleep training are both high priorities. After all, constant night feeds can exhaust even the strongest parents! And a baby who can’t fall asleep independently is often one who will wake too early from a nap, or wake during the night due to sleep …

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