12 Month Sleep Regression: Signs, Why it Happens, and How to Cope!

12 Month Sleep Regression: Signs, Why it Happens, and How to Cope!

When your one-year-old’s sleep suddenly falls apart, it’s hard not to panic. Are they sick? Are they teething? Did I somehow mess up their schedule? Are they getting too much daytime sleep? Is it just the 12 month sleep regression? And if so, how long is this...
Dropping Naps: Everything You Need to Know

Dropping Naps: Everything You Need to Know

You know how it feels like as soon as you get your baby into a sleep schedule that works, it’s suddenly time to revamp the schedule again? Ya, that’s because it’s not your imagination- their sleep schedule IS always changing. This is the epitome of having a baby, and...
“Sleep Training” vs “Sleep Learning”

“Sleep Training” vs “Sleep Learning”

What do you think of when you hear the term “sleep training”? Sleep training means a lot of different things to different people, however it also has a lot of negative connotations associated with it.    You will often hear that sleep training means getting your...
How to Transition from 4 to 3 Naps

How to Transition from 4 to 3 Naps

There’s a little something called the 4 month sleep regression. Maybe you’ve heard of it? It’s when newborns who were great sleepers are now terrible, and newborns who were not great sleepers are now abysmal.  Not only does this mark the time when you can teach your...
Cry It Out Alternatives

Cry It Out Alternatives

Is it possible to teach your child to sleep independently without “crying it out”? Are there cry it out alternatives that really work?    YES!   First of all, let me just say that “sleep training” often means “cry it out” and “cry it out” often means putting...