The broken bedtime routine. It's so maddening because you can remember when it used to work. Especially difficult because life doesn't magically pause while you try to manage your child's sleep problem…which has quickly become the entire family's sleep problem. From Santiaga: I have two children: a 3 YO son and a 10 month-old daughter. […]
It took me too long to accept that fear at bedtime can’t be reasoned or “disciplined” away. Here’s how we helped our older kids handle their bedtime fears.
For those of us grabbing onto the last days of summer with white-knuckle fists, the back-to-school bedtime and morning routines can be a hard sell. But easing late-sleeping kids into a more school-friendly schedule does make the transition easier on everyone.
It’s SO hard when a formerly-sleeping baby turns into a fitfully-sleeping toddler. Parent Hacks readers share their best advice for getting toddlers to sleep.
Gina from Canada needs our help motivating her daughter to stay in bed so she can have the evening “off-duty” she needs.
I love how this hack doesn’t require packing anything extra in your suitcase.
While on a heroic quest to find a duplicate blankie for her son, Caron stumbled across a shop that specializes in stocking lovey replacements.
The religion all parents practice: the Worship of the Nap. Naptime equals quiet time, get-
@MrsPJSimmons sent out a plea via Twitter asking how to encourage her teen to self-start in the mornings: Several "me toos" came back, and they had an air of desperation and resignation, as in "nothing I've tried has worked" and "it's driving me nuts." But some suggestions also came back: @espringer: Squirt gun! @babytoolkit: Start […]
Scott's lighting solution for when he needs to change diapers in the dark: Get a book light! A simple off-the-shelf book light produces just enough light so you can see what you're doing, but still keeps the room dark so your child can sleep through the process. You can clip the book light to the […]