Monthly Archives: July 2011

More Baby Sleep Training Tips from the Baby Whisperer

Continuing our previous post, here are more baby sleep training tips from British “Baby Whisperer” Alison Scott-Wright, author of The Sensational Baby Sleep Plan: Learn to differentiate between your infant’s cries of distress and cries for attention. Always respond quickly to … Continue reading

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The Baby Whisperer’s Sleep Training Tips

Known as the “Baby Whisperer,” former British maternity nurse Alison Scott-Wright has developed a practical baby sleep training plan that has sleep-deprived new parents calling her a miracle worker. Her book, The Sensational Baby Sleep Plan, is a best-seller in … Continue reading

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Baby Sleep-Training Tricks from Britain’s Baby Whisperer

Sleep is the one thing new parents crave most. Getting up in the middle of the night to change and feed their new baby every 3 to 4 hours takes a toll. New parents are warned to expect their sleep … Continue reading

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Tips for Developing Healthy Bedtime Routines

In many American homes, the typical bedtime routine for children is: dinner, bath, TV, bed. As discussed in our two previous posts, watching television before bedtime increases children’s sleep problems. Researchers postulate that the quickly-changing images on television screens may … Continue reading

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The Effect Television Has on Children’s Sleep

Watching television right before bed can cause sleep problems in young children. A recent study by researchers at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute found that in families where watching television was part of the child’s bedtime routine, children consistently had … Continue reading

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Bedtime TV Can Disrupt Children’s Sleep

Like the proverbial elephant in the room, many parents tend to ignore the importance of reports linking television viewing to children’s sleep problems. Television has become such a constant component of American life that its ever-present drone has faded into the … Continue reading

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How to Develop a Family Bedtime Routine

In our last post we talked about the importance of developing a family bedtime routine and the challenge that can present when the children in a family have different sleep requirements. Children thrive on consistency. Routine provides a rhythm to their … Continue reading

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Tips for Developing Family Bedtime Routines

In homes with more than one child, parents can find it challenging to develop a workable family bedtime routine that meets the needs of all their children. As noted in our previous post, each child is unique and what works … Continue reading

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Consistency Is Key to Children’s Sleep Training

If you stop by your local library or browse the selection on Amazon.com, you’ll find hundreds of books on children’s sleep training. Sometimes it seems that there are as many ways to teach a child to go to sleep as … Continue reading

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How to Minimize TV’s Impact on Children’s Sleep Problems

The Supreme Court’s refusal to ban the sale of violent video games to children was a blow to parents fighting to reduce their children’s exposure to violence. But a new study on the relationship between television and children’s sleep problems … Continue reading

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