Author Archives: Sleepy

How to Win the Bedtime Battle

Bedtime battles are frustrating and exhausting for both parent and child. You may have spent a wonderful day with your toddler; but announce that it’s bedtime and your darling child can turn into a screaming monster. Even the most even-tempered … Continue reading

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Toddler Sleep Training Reaps Future Rewards

Sleep plays a more important role in physical and mental health than most people believe. Scientific studies have linked sleep loss to poor school and work performance, heart disease, diabetes, depression, marital problems, stress and a growing list of other … Continue reading

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Safe Sleep Aids for Sleep Training Babies

Baby sleep aids play an important role in helping infants learn to comfort themselves and fall asleep. Toys, thumbs, blankies, dolls and stuffed animals are all time-honored sleep aids; but experience has shown that they are not necessarily safe objects … Continue reading

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‘Up All Night’ Shows Funny Side of Toddler Sleep Training

In NBC’s new fall television series Up All Night, stars Christina Applegate and Will Arnett who draw on their own sleepless nights as new parents to find the humor in those first frustrating months of parenthood when sleep is always … Continue reading

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Video Sleep Aids for Toddlers Keep Peace on Vacation

Vacation travel can wreak havoc on your toddler’s sleep schedule. New sounds, new sights and new people provide wonderful stimulation for your toddler when he is awake; but when bedtime comes, all the unfamiliar people and places can make your child … Continue reading

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An Easier, Gentler Way to Sleep Train Toddlers

If the Cry It Out method of toddler sleep training is turning bedtime into bedlam or the Sleep Lady method is infringing on the few precious hours of adult time you count on each night to relax and recharge, there … Continue reading

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How to Sleep Train Your Toddler

Children need about 12 hours of sleep a day to promote healthy growth and development but making sure your child receives the sleep he needs can be a nightly challenge. As babies move into their early toddler years it can … Continue reading

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Two Popular Methods of Toddler Sleep Training

Sleep training during your child’s early years sets the stage for good lifelong sleep habits. Once your baby is able to sleep through the night (typically between 4 and 6 months), parents can introduce sleep training. As your child moves … Continue reading

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What Is Toddler Sleep Training?

Sleep training begins when you bring your baby home from the hospital for the first time. During your child’s first months, it may seem more like you and your spouse are the ones being trained as you awaken night after … Continue reading

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Sleep Training Toddlers for Start of Preschool

The start of the new school year is fast approaching. Toddlers will be beginning preschool, and preschoolers will be starting kindergarten. It’s not too early to start adjusting your child’s sleep schedule. To take advantage of the extra daylight and … Continue reading

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