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(Revised and updated from an earlier version.) 

Just about every child has nap issues from time to time, but being stuck inside leads to a spike in nap challenges. Naps are also harder to stabilize than night sleep, so they are more vulnerable to regression during chang...

September 24, 2018

(Revised and updated from an earlier version.)

It's common for parents to worry that their little one isn't getting enough sleep, but few are taught what to expect in that regard. Having a sense of “what’s normal” is an important first step in developing a plan for impr...

If you've been following the Naps 101 series on our blog and can't get enough of it, then you'll be happy to know that we've published an e-book, The Secret to Naps: Nap Training Guide for Babies 6-12 Months, which comprehensively covers the topic of naps!  

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September 17, 2018

At sleep transition points in your baby’s life, there are clues that will help you identify and adapt to your baby’s changing needs; you just need to know what to look for. Specific tips for babies, toddlers, and children 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-18 months...

September 14, 2018

Virtually every baby does better with a 60–90 minute nap, yet 30–45 minute naps are the norm from about 4 months on. This is extremely frustrating, but you can teach your baby to connect sleep cycles once he or she is old enough to do so.

September 13, 2018

Nap sleep is a very different type of sleep compared to nighttime sleep. Learn why day sleep is much more susceptible to environmental disruption, and how to teach your baby to nap in the crib.

September 12, 2018

Learn what is normal for different aged babies and what to do for a baby who isn’t old enough to put nap cycles together yet. Covers the science of baby sleep, for babies 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6 months to toddlers.

A blog on Motivating Operations that influence behavior:

Maybe you already know it can be very difficult to keep a young, curious child who’s going through an explosion of cognitive developments, (and who is still developing impulse control), in a bed.  And, when s/he f...

October 17, 2014

From your baby’s first days in the hospital you’ll hear advice guiding you to look for your baby’s sleepy signs, but it can be confusing to figure out what to look for and what to do about them. We surveyed our Facebook followers in order to categorize common sleepy si...

June 26, 2014

When we opened up voting on our Facebook page for our next big blog, we were a bit (pleasantly) surprised to see Pre Sleep Routines emerge as the winner!   Pre Sleep Routines are a hugely important element of successful sleep improvements and training but we find in co...

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