Category: Sleep Training Basics

  • Baby’s Bedtime: What’s too early, what’s too late and what’s just right?

    Baby’s Bedtime: What’s too early, what’s too late and what’s just right?

    Babies are learning about the world from the minute they’re born. And they have to learn quickly how to get food, care, and attention. From a few months old, babies need to start learning about bedtime too.  In general, there is no set “best” bedtime for babies – only what works for each individual baby. […]

  • Can A Baby Sleep in a Crib Right Away?

    Can A Baby Sleep in a Crib Right Away?

    As cute as it is to hold your baby all day, sometimes you just need a few minutes to yourself – whether it’s for a few minutes while your baby is cooing, for a nap, or for the whole night. This makes it only natural to wonder – can a baby sleep in a crib […]

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  • Are 30-Minute Naps Enough for a Baby?

    Are 30-Minute Naps Enough for a Baby?

    The importance of sleep for a growing baby can never be over-emphasized. Babies are at a crucial formative stage of their life. Naps are a huge part of their general sleep cycle. They are necessary for their proper social, mental, and physical development. So whether you’re a new parent or not, it’s only natural to […]

  • How Many Hours a Day Should You Hold Your Baby?

    How Many Hours a Day Should You Hold Your Baby?

    Newborn babies are sensitive little souls. As a parent, your priority is tending to all of their needs. In the past, holding your baby too much was considered to be a bad thing, but modern studies now dispel this as a myth. So as a new parent, you may find yourself wondering just how much […]

  • Can You Let a Baby Cry It Out While Swaddled?

    Can You Let a Baby Cry It Out While Swaddled?

    Parents are always getting new challenges – with regard to their children. It’s especially true with babies. Swaddling is one of those giant challenges and responsibilities that you’re bound to experience as a parent. But that brings up the question – can you let a swaddled baby cry it out? In general, swaddled babies are […]

  • Can You Put Your Baby to Bed too Early?

    Can You Put Your Baby to Bed too Early?

    Sleep is a complex mechanism, many processes interact to enable your baby’s ability to get a good night’s rest. Now, that nugget isn’t super helpful when you’ve got a cranky baby – and you’re feeling sleep-deprived, too. And with all of the experts telling us we can put our babies to bed early, we (very […]

  • Babygrow vs. Bodysuit: What’s the difference anyway?

    Babygrow vs. Bodysuit: What’s the difference anyway?

    As I was recently shopping for a few things for my children, I ran into some new-to-me terms that I hadn’t seen before in regards to children’s clothing. After four children, I’d thought I had a pretty good handle on the usual words for children’s clothing, so I decided to look into things a little […]

  • What Happens if Baby Skips a Feeding?

    What Happens if Baby Skips a Feeding?

    Parenthood is amazing – and so is the new baby smell. Unfortunately, it comes with a lot of anxiety about every little detail. And when you’re stressing about waking up a sleeping baby, feeds go from small detail to a huge one. So what happens if your baby skips a feeding? If a baby skips […]

  • Best Sleep Training Methods for Babies Under 6 Months

    Best Sleep Training Methods for Babies Under 6 Months

    As a parent, you likely will get to a point where you consider sleep training your baby. You probably have started to wonder what age you can begin the process and what type of method you think would work best for you and your baby. But how do you decide which one to pick for […]

  • Propping Baby Up to Sleep: a Complete and Helpful Guide

    Propping Baby Up to Sleep: a Complete and Helpful Guide

    When your baby catches their first cold, they really don’t want to sleep laying down – they want to be held or at least propped up to sleep. But can you prop your baby up to sleep safely – when ill or when sleep training? Is it safe? How should you do it? Babies should […]

  • What to Do When Your Partner Won’t Sleep Train Baby

    What to Do When Your Partner Won’t Sleep Train Baby

    A succession of sleepless nights… You’re tired. Your head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton. Performing the simplest tasks is a struggle, and everyone is lashing out for no good reason. You need to get some proper sleep. Sleep training your baby sounds like the best solution, but your partner is not on the same […]

  • Get Help Sleep Training Your Baby (for under $10)

    Get Help Sleep Training Your Baby (for under $10)

    When you’re trying to get help with sleep training, it’s frustrating to think that it’s going to cost several hundred dollars. But what if you could get started sleep training for less than $10? There are lower-costing options to get help with sleep training, especially via ebook, free groups, and now via a sleep training […]