Staying on Track When Baby Gets Sick

sleepsense.net| Staying on Track When Baby Gets Sick There’s no avoiding the fact that your kids are going to get sick from time to time, and when they do, it can derail the progress you’ve made with their sleep pretty quickly. In today’s video, I’ll list a few of the common mistakes parents make when…

Encouraging Your Child to Eat

sleepsense.net| Encouraging Your Child to Eat Getting your child to eat is a special kind of challenge, because despite the fact that a healthy diet is so important to their development, ultimately the choice is theirs to make. As parents, we try our best to get our kids to eat healthy foods, but we usually…

What to do if Your Toddler Stops Napping

sleepsense.net| What to do if Your Toddler Stops Napping Parents of toddlers often encounter this scenario where, out of the blue, their little one just stops taking naps. They’ll lie in their crib, play with their fingers, babble away to themselves, but just refuse to go to sleep. So what gives? They’re obviously tired and…

Handling Potty Training Regressions

sleepsense.net| Handling Potty Training Regressions When it comes to potty training, as with so many aspects of parenting, you never really know when you’ve crossed the goal line. Your little one might seem to be fully potty trained for weeks, even months, and then the next thing you know, they’re back to having accidents. Regressions…

When Will my Child Sleep Through the Night?

sleepsense.net| When Will my Child Sleep Through the Night? The million-dollar question for new parents is,  “When is my baby going to start sleeping straight through the night?” Parents are resilient people, but sleep is an essential component of our health and well-being, so looking forward to a full night of uninterrupted sleep is only…

Three Essential Accessories for Your Baby

sleepsense.net| Three Essential Accessories for Your Baby When it comes to accessories for your baby’s nursery, there are literally thousands of options to choose from. From little plastic aquariums to motion sensing music boxes, you can pretty much turn baby’s crib into an amusement park if you’re willing to spend the money. But are any…

When Should I Put My Baby to Bed?

sleepsense.net| When Should I Put My Baby to Bed? It sounds like a simple question, but like all things baby-related, it’s not such a simple answer. The optimal bedtime for your baby can depend on a lot of factors which can vary from day to day. In today’s video, I’ll give you some tips to…

When Should Your Toddler Stop Napping?

sleepsense.net| When Should Your Toddler Stop Napping? Saying goodbye to your hour or two of free time in the afternoons can be hard, I know. But knowing when it’s time to pull the plug on your child’s naps can be even harder. They typically don’t make the transition easily, but I have some tips today…

What is the “Ferber Method?”

sleepsense.net| What is the “Ferber Method?” “The Ferber Method” is probably the most widely recognizable strategy for getting a baby to sleep through the night, and with good reason. It works. However, it has also met with no small amount of controversy from critics who say that allowing a child to cry, even for a…

Introducing Your New Baby to Your Toddler

sleepsense.net| Introducing Your New Baby to Your Toddler Toddlers are the most curious creatures in the world, and when they’re suddenly presented with a new baby in the house, they’re obviously going to have a LOT of questions. In today’s video, I’ll tell you why it’s so important to maintain the boundaries you’ve already established,…

Did Having a Child Ruin Your Sex Life?

sleepsense.net| Did Having a Child Ruin Your Sex Life? I did an in home consult several years with a couple that had not shared a bed since their first daughter had arrived. She was 5. One parent slept with the 5 year old and one slept with the 2 year old. After getting to know…

Sleep Training With Siblings

sleepsense.net| Sleep Training With Siblings The sweet sound of silence after you’ve taught your babies the skills to sleep through the night is nothing short of bliss for the whole family. But for the first couple of nights, there’s usually some crying involved, which can cause some strife if you have another child in the…