Early morning awakenings are really challenging for tired parents of small children. Here are some strategies for dealing with them.
Ahh, autumn. Halloween costumes, fall foliage, carving Jack-O-Lanterns and enjoying the crisp bite of a fresh apple. Those of use who live in New England often cite this season as the finest of the year, prior to the long nights and cold days of winter. There is one part of it that I don’t look […]
Before you starting thinking about sleep training, you need to look at your child’s eating habits at night. I would strongly recommend that you stop any caloric intake as one of your first steps in getting your child to sleep through the night. Sometimes, stopping night feeds is all you need to do to get […]
For better or worse, the summer is past its halfway point. Believe it or not, some parents will be sending kids back to school in a few weeks. The prospect may fill some with melancholy (kids, parents), and others with relief (parents). It’s been great for us. Long, lazy days at the beach. Dripping ice […]
It’s time to stop settling for bad sleep and insufficient sleep. I spend a lot of time thinking about sleep. My sleep, my kid’s sleep, my wife’s sleep. Everybody does. I also have the privilege of working with families who are struggling with sleep problems. As a result, I’ve developed some pretty strong feelings about […]