Is it time to send your little one to daycare? Don’t panic! Read on and find out how you can navigate the dangerous waters of sleep training and daycare.

So, you’ve decided to start sleep training your little one. Congrats!

But being a working mom means that your child has to attend daycare.

I know what you’re thinking:

Can sleep training and daycare happen together successfully?

The short answer is yes!

Sleep training while going to daycare can happen as long as you and the childcare provider communicate and support each other.

Here’s how to minimize any disruptions in your…


These 6 baby sleep training mistakes can make sleep training a nightmare for new parents. Learn how to avoid them and have your little one sleeping peacefully in no time.

Let me guess:

When it comes to sleep training your baby, you’ve heard plenty of “we tried, but…” stories. You talk to other parents and they tell you they gave their best shot but it was a total failure.

You want to embark on this “terrifying” journey yourself, but now you’re having second thoughts.

Can I be totally honest with you?

In 90% of the cases, sleep training is unsuccessful…


Sleep training twins may seem like an impossible task. But it’s not! Here’s how to ensure a peaceful sleep without rocking or nursing them to sleep.

Here’s the good news:

Sleep training twins isn’t very different from that of single babies.

The less encouraging news is this:

Putting your twins on the same sleep schedule may take some time and effort.

But don’t panic.

It’s totally doable and worth it!

I’ve put together a list of the best tips for sleep training your twins that can have your little ones sleeping blissfully in no time.

Here’s a secret:

Teaching them…


The bad news is that babies can lose sleep for many reasons. The good news is that babies who are already sleep trained are easier to be trained again. Here are some of the most common sleep disruptors and a few tips for how to retrain your little one.

Let me start by telling a real-life story that happened to one of my clients. For the sake of this article, we’ll call her Hanna. Hanna sleep-trained her son when he was five months old.

She was so devoted and persistent that she managed to get her little one to start…


Is sleep training your preemie any different than sleep training a full-term child? Are there any tips and tricks that can help? Let’s try to answer these questions in the post below!

A baby born earlier than 37 weeks is different from a full-term baby. Preemies need more sleep, are more fragile, and are at higher risk of developmental problems.

However, one thing is the same: both premature and mature babies need high-quality sleep.

In 2011, a study confirmed what was believed for a long time: growth hormone is produced during sleep. This was the first study to show a…


Sleep training in an apartment. It sounds impossible and inconsiderate towards neighbors. But did you know that there are some things you can do to make the process go pleasantly?

Sleep training by itself can be a challenging task. It can be a double challenge when you live in an apartment or any other living space with shared walls.

Teaching your little one how to sleep independently can leave you exhausted and sleep-deprived. But it can be troublesome for your next-door neighbors, too.

So, what do you do when you have a crying baby at home that needs to be…


Remember the term “sleep like a baby?” It’s probably coined from someone who’s never had kids because newborns make all kinds of weird sounds when they sleep. Here are the most common baby sleep sounds and their meaning.

You knew that newborns would be adorable. You also knew they would cry, fuss, and need plenty of diaper changes.

What you didn’t know was that newborns make a ton of weird sounds.

Newborns grunt, snort, fart, cry, smack their lips, blubber, and make all kinds of gurgling sounds.

The good news is that all the sounds your newborn makes are perfectly…


Keeping your little one snugged nicely in a swaddle helps him sleep more soundly. But at some point, you’ll have to do the swaddle transition. Here are a few tips for doing it successfully.

Swaddling a newborn has helped many parents keep their babies warm and secure. Especially when it comes to fussy babies, being snuggly wrapped means sleeping more soundly throughout the night.

Although it’s super comfy and soothing for babies, swaddling is not something you can do forever. …


If your baby refuses to sleep in the crib, there’s no need to despair! Here are four reasons why that happens and what to do.

Here’s one scenario: your 8-month old goes down for naps in her crib every day just fine with zero fusses. But when bedtime comes, she just wants to cuddle and sleep next to you. The second you try to put her down in her crib, she becomes inconsolable unless you pick her up.

Here’s a different scenario: you’re five months pregnant with your second child and need to get your 12-month-old to sleep and stay…


Are you wondering how to do the 2 to 1 nap transition? Use these tips to help your little one become a fantastic sleeper with just one nap a day.

Many parents dread the 2 to 1 nap transition. Why? Because it means your child will now nap for only two hours per day, and the entire rest of the day, she’ll be up craving your attention.

But there’s no escaping-children require less sleep as they grow older. Dropping the second nap is critical.

If you stick with the two naps for too long, you’ll end up with bedtime fightings

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