Letting go of the Dummy!

Let me just say before I get rolling here, that I’m not strictly anti-dummy. I mean, what mother could be? We’ve all been saved from a major baby meltdown by the quick introduction of a dummy into baby’s mouth at the … Read More

Taking Back Your Bed

Before I had my first child, I was so excited about the idea of co-sleeping. I had these visions of my partner and I sleeping peacefully with our little baby snuggled oh-so peacefully between us. Those first few dreamy moments … Read More

How To Deal with Your Toddler’s Fear of the dark

It’s 2:00 AM, you’re sleeping peacefully in your bed, and you suddenly wake up, not entirely sure why, but as you start to gain awareness of your surroundings, you become aware, to your horror, that there’s someone in the room with … Read More

How to Drop to One Nap

One of the best transitions I experienced with my first born was when we decided to consolidate her two short daytime naps into one big one, right in the middle of the day. I can’t deny it, I loved the … Read More

Can I Bed Share & Sleep Train?

No. You can’t. Sorry to be so concise, but that’s the straightforward answer. We can get into details as we move along, but for those of you who just wanted a “yes-or-no,” I thought I’d give it to you without … Read More

Does Teething Affect my Baby?

Does Teething Affect my Baby’s Sleep? Have you ever heard the story of Catherine O’Leary’s Cow? Back in 1871, the Chicago Tribune reported that the cause of the great Chicago Fire was a cow, Catherine O’Leary’s cow to be precise, … Read More

Preventing Over-tiredness

Preventing Overtiredness If there’s anything that can send your child’s sleep off the rails, if there’s an arch-enemy for sleep training, it is, without a doubt, the dreaded condition of overtiredness. Kids, as with all people, have a natural rhythm … Read More

Toddlers & Their Stalling Tactics

Toddlers and Their Stalling Tactics Toddlers are fascinating creatures, aren’t they? Watching them develop into thinking, creative little people is such a fascinating time, and one that parents often wish would last a little longer. Of course, they usually wish … Read More

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