A first-time mom is really concerned about her four-month old’s poor falling asleep sleep habits. But is it realistically the right time to effectively tackle sleep training?
A baby who previously would fall asleep easily can now only do so in the arms of her mom and no one else. The parents are on the brink of hiring an expensive sleep trainer. Can something be done first?
A toddler is refusing to nap but clearly still needs it. Amalah thinks there’s really another common sleep issue at work here.
A mom writes in for help with her previously champion sleeper who can now take up to 2 hours falling asleep on his own in his big kid bed.
A mom needs help deciphering why her 3 month old baby’s witching hour is particularly problematic. Is it a sleep issue or colic?
A mom needs help with her toddler’s bedtime routine. He’s great at stalling and she is concerned because he is at the point where he can climb out of his crib. What should she do?
Amalah helps a mom identify her baby as a “tension increaser” and figure out an alternative to the Ferber Method as a sleep training option for their family.
Parents have the go-ahead from their pediatrician to help their baby learn to fall asleep on his own. Where should they start? With nighttime or naps?
A mom of three is having a very hard time deciphering her 8 month old’s sleep schedule after several months of trying. There’s no pattern and she needs help establishing a routine that is predictable for her family.
A mom of a four-month old baby needs help with starting to set a nap schedule with her daughter as well as getting her to fall asleep drowsy without nursing.
How do you gradually shift a toddler’s bedtime to later without disturbing the universe?
A mom needs help gently weaning her toddler son who can’t fall asleep without breastfeeding.
A couple of weeks ago we answered a letter from a mom who was nervous about the guilt she would feel about sleep training her baby who she knew needed the help. We get an update on how our advice worked out for her family.
A baby is champion afternoon sleeper and still manages to sleep through the night. It’s a different schedule but is that so bad?
A mom who wants to try the Ferber Method sleep training with her six month old is concerned about her guilt.
Is your teenager getting enough sleep? Probably not, but you can encourage good sleep habits and they’ll be healthier and happier for it.
A nine month old baby is refusing to drink his bottle and instead waking up more often in the middle of the night hungry, right at the developmental stage when his parents were expecting to get more, not less sleep.
Help! My toddler has a hard time falling asleep without nursing and has now figured out how to climb out of the crib. How do I deal with these two sleep challenges?
A mom is having a very hard time with getting her champion nighttime eight-month-old sleeper to nap during the day. Both mom and baby are miserable and cranky by day’s end. Is there a solution?
Sleep deprived parents are divided on whether their young toddler is ready to sleep over at his grandparents’ and it’s led to marital strife.