sleeping through the night

Sleep Myth Busters: The Sleep Lady Sets the Record Straight

By Kim West, LCSW-C, Author of The Sleep Lady®'s Good Night, Sleep Tight

 #1  If I skip my child's nap, he will sleep longer at night. Also, the later I put my child to bed, the later he'll sleep in the morning. Sleep Lady: The more overtired you allow your child to get, the more wired he'll get -- making it harder for him to get sleep and stay asleep.  » Read more

Baby Sleep Training: "No-Cry" Methods

Many parents dread the idea of “sleep training” because they fear that it will involve many hours and nights of listening to their child scream and cry. However, there are several techniques for getting your baby to sleep that don’t involve tears. » Read more

Baby Sleep Training: Cry It Out Methods

When it is time to teach your little one to sleep on his or her own, and you have decided that you are comfortable letting your child do a certain amount of crying to get there, then you are probably likely to choose one of the “Cry It Out” sleep-training techniques. » Read more

When do Most Babies Start Sleeping Through the Night?

Let’s start off by discussing what sleeping through the night means. When your baby starts sleeping through the night, she may not be sleeping all night or as long as you, as an adult, sleep. Babies do not have the same sleep patterns as adults and it takes them some time to start getting into a good sleep routine. » Read more

No Sleep ‘Till Kindergarten: Helping Your Baby Get Their Zzz’s

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s midnight and your little bundle of joy is screeching bloody murder. You’ve fed him, changed him and rocked him. What could possibly be wrong? » Read more