Today I want to talk about a really popular question that I get asked, and that is, “My baby is falling asleep fine at bedtime, but still having night wake-ups.” I want to look at a couple reasons why this might be happening and what you can do to fix it. First of all, and… [Read More]
Sleep Training at 8 Weeks?
Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal published an article called “Can You Sleep Train Your Baby at 2 Months?” I’m sure it wasn’t the most earth-shattering article they have ever published for the average citizen, but among the new-mama, sleep-training, attachment-parenting and sleep-deprived-parent crowds, it was right up there with the moon landing. Although… [Read More]
Response to a Sleep-Deprived Mom
“It’s so tough, but it’s worth it.” I find myself growing very concerned with the number of people who have adopted the “No pain, no gain,” principle of bodybuilding and have applied it to parenthood. Last month, Wendy Wisner, a mother, writer and lactation consultant, posted a photo of herself on Facebook, looking like she… [Read More]