Sleep Training is the Hardest Job I’ve Ever Had


By Halina Newberry Grant My 5 1/2 month old used to be an expert sleeper-up until about 3 1/2 months. Life circumstances threw us all off schedule and out of our routine, and now we are repairing the damage. Most parents confront sleep training some time in the first year of their baby’s life, and if they don’t, […]

Sleep Training: Don’t Underestimate The Power of Sleep


By Brandy Black I am maniacal about my children’s sleep routine. When I got pregnant I knew nothing of what I was doing, feeling totally overwhelmed, I began to read lots of books and what I learned was that sleep is very important for children, for anyone really. But kids learn and grow in their […]

Sleep Training, The Update


By: Melissa Mensavage I am so glad I wrote about the sleep issues we are experiencing here in my house. The comments received on my last post couldn’t have come at a better time. I’ve been feeling pretty bad about all of this sleeping, not sleeping, picking him up, not picking him up or letting […]

Mom of Multiples: Lost Control

Mother has lost control of her kids

By: Kacie Bernstein I have lost complete control of my children. I am actually writing this while my kids are fast asleep on the couch. I should be thrilled, but this was almost a two-hour battle…and I lost. After screaming, banging on the door, and taking away my son’s pacifier (his prized possession), I finally […]

You Are Getting Sleeeeeepy (Please Be Getting Sleepy…)

toddler asleep

By: Amy Forstadt Articles like this one in Slate Magazine, really piss me off. The author discusses co-sleeping and is all “to each his own,” but then goes on to say how co-sleeping is totally natural, and how if you have your kid sleep in his/her own room, you are basically making him a learning-disabled […]