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Adventures in Baby Sleep Training, Part II

A follow-up to Adventures in Baby Sleep Training. Every week, I get lots of comments and emails about one post in particular – the sleep training post.  Desperate moms stumble across it in the wee hours of the night and email me to say, “HELP! How can I get my baby to sleep through the [...]

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Adventures in Baby Sleep Training

I’m pretty sure blogging about baby sleep is akin to discussing politics or religion, but I’ll give it a shot. I assume sleep-deprived parents will be blearily reading this post, so here’s a short summary of what we did:   Waited until he was old enough to begin training per our pediatrician's recommendation (he nap-trained [...]

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Who’s Training Who?

My little boy deserves an old man sweater after his STELLAR sleep performance last night. I thought I’d give everyone a sleep training update because things have been going pretty well, save for a few sleep regressions here and there (which, by the way, are hell).   Since Henry’s naps have regulated – every two [...]

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The Dream Feed

Imagine that I snuck up on you in the middle of the night, shoved a big bowl of pasta under your nose, and fed it to you… and you slept through the entire thing.  Yup.  That’s pretty much what I’ve been doing with Henry.  But with milk, of course.  Let me explain… We are beginning [...]

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Grown Up Time

When I came home from the hospital, a nurse told me that my best chance of getting breastfeeding to work was to take a ‘nursing vacation’ and just sit on the couch for a week straight doing nothing but nursing.  (We know how that turned out, but it was still good advice.)  I’ve decided to [...]

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Autumn! {Plus, More Baby Sleep}

Only nine days until the official start of fall – but it seems like it’s here in Charlotte already!  I can’t wait for this: And this: As well as:  turning off the air conditioner at night, Halloween festivities, sweaters, scarves, boots (yay, boots!), running outside and not getting sweaty, and – of course – lots [...]

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You Are Getting Very Sleepy…

Lately, I feel like I say/think/write the same sentences over and over again:  “I am so tired,” “Henry gave me a run for money last night,” and “Where the hell is my coffee?”  Completely obvious statement of the century:  babies are exhausting.  I feel a little bad complaining about it because – of course – [...]

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