Early morning awakenings are really challenging for tired parents of small children. Here are some strategies for dealing with them.
Are you tired? Not sure how to help your kid sleep through the night? Here is my comprehensive guide to sleep training tools and methods to help tired parents and kids sleep better. These sleep training methods will work for infants, toddlers, and through school age. Free Bonus: I created a guide comparing my favorite sleep […]
One of my most important jobs is giving families permission to sleep train their children because parents often feel very guilty and selfish about this. The fact is, sleep training your child is not selfish, and sleep training doesn’t hurt your child. Why sleep training isn’t selfish Several years ago, I got a taste of […]
Fighting Over Bedtime Happens A Lot– Even To Pediatricians Bedtime battles are a common cause of stress for parents and kids. Sometimes your child may stay calm but use delaying tactics such as asking for another story, glass of water, or the keys to the car. (Just kidding about the last part– that comes later). […]
Behavioral insomnia in children, part 2 “Bedtime” conjures up images of warm milk, cuddles, footie pajamas, and Goodnight Moon. It should be a lovely capstone for parent and child. For some families, however, bedtime is a pitched battle of wills between parent and child. This phenomenon is pretty common and is known as bedtime resistance, but may go by the unwieldy […]