Want baby to sleep through the night right away? You’re desperate for sleep and the title of this post seemed liked the Holy Grail. You want to believe it could be true, that there is a magical answer out there. When our own sleep is compromised we can barely think of anything else but our tiredness. I understand. I have four children and I have been where you are once or … [Read more...] about Get Your Baby to Sleep through the Night in ONE day!
Solving your child’s sleep issues is an on-going process during the early years. Very often, when things start to go well, and you are just beginning to enjoy improvements in your child’s sleep, suddenly, you’re going backwards! What’s happening with these sleep setbacks? Oh, the amazing twists and turns of parenthood! Children grow and change from day to day; they can … [Read more...] about Sleep setbacks: What you need to know
If you have a newborn, you know that the kind of sleep you had before -- long, luxurious, and uninterrupted -- is a thing of the past. You have to grab some Zs when you can, and that's usually when baby is also asleep. If you have a partner, you can sign him up to spell you whenever possible. But often that is impossible even with the best of intentions. Even if he wanted to do … [Read more...] about 7 Quick tips for baby sleep
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ New babies grow rapidly, but they don’t do it in one straight line of growth. Some days or weeks they grow faster than others. During these “newborn growth spurts” your baby seems constantly hungry and doesn’t sleep for long periods. He just wants to snooze and feed, snooze and feed, snooze and … [Read more...] about Newborns have “growth spurts” that affect sleep
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ Babies love to be carried – but parent arms get tired. A baby carrier can be invaluable during the first two years of your baby’s life. There are many types and styles to choose from, so take your time picking the right match for your family. Slings and soft carriers These … [Read more...] about How to choose a baby carrier