Let me be real for a moment— nobody WANTS to sleep train their child. Although it is both safe and effective, many parents are afraid of doing anything that involves crying. I want to show you the steps I think are key to help make your baby sleep better, minimize sleep problems, and may help […]
Recently, a friend contacted me about some sleep difficulties she was having with her baby: My 7 month old has started waking up more frequently in the last several weeks after a cold. For the last several months, she has slept through the night with only a single awakening at night. However, she recently had […]
A mom recently emailed me an interesting question. Her three year old has never had a consistent bedtime routine and she is interested in starting one. In this video, I answer several questions: When is the best time to institute a bedtime routine? What time should bedtime occur? Where should bedtime occur? What are the […]
When I see children or teenagers with sleep difficulties, the first questions in my mind are, “What is bedtime like? What time is it? How long does it take to fall asleep?” One of the best treatments for insomnia is frequently adjusting the timing of bedtime at night. It does not entail any prescriptions or […]
Early morning awakenings are really challenging for tired parents of small children. Here are some strategies for dealing with them.