Early morning awakenings are really challenging for tired parents of small children. Here are some strategies for dealing with them.
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 […]
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 […]
I’m on vacation RIGHT NOW. I hope you are, or that you will be soon. Dealing with jet lag, figuring out sleeping arrangements, and working around everyone’s schedule can be challenging. I thought that I would share my best sleep travel tips for kids and parents to get more sleep while traveling. Right now I’m about 50 yards from the beach on […]
There is a pediatric group in Manhattan recommending cry it out sleep training to two month olds babies. I was just quoted on a Wall Street Journal Article on this practice. Here’s what I said: While sleep training at 2 months may work, Dr. Canapari says there is no research to support the approach. At […]