Bedtime fading (or moving your child’s bedtime later temporarily) can be really helpful with sleep training. Here’s some advice on how to do it.
There are lots of reasons that parents fail at sleep training their children. One of the most often overlooked is timing. If you pick the wrong time to start, you are doomed to failure. You really want to allow yourself about two weeks of time without any major changes in routine to maximize your chance […]
I have a confession to make. My children are not perfect sleepers. My five-year old boy used to always sleep through the night. Then, about the time he started kindergarten, he started waking up at night and wandering into our room. Sometimes it was because he was afraid of something; on other times, he couldn’t […]
Over at her website, The Pensive Pediatrician, Dr. Denise Somsak writes thoughtful posts for parents about various topics. Today, she published a post about the challenges of sleep training her son, who is autistic. I found it to be moving, and extremely useful as well. I learned a lot from this. Sample: Imagine trying to […]