Parenting a baby or toddler is the grandest adventure of all when you're not miserably exhausted. Sleep expert Alexis Dubief, of the wildly popular website Precious Little Sleep, imparts effective, accessible, and flexible strategies based on years of research that will dramatically improve your child's sleep. This book will help you tackle the thorniest sleep snags, including: Navigating the tricky newborn phase like a pro Getting your child to truly sleep through the night Weaning off the all night buffet Mastering the precarious tango that is healthy napping Solving toddler and preschooler sleep struggles If you're looking for practical solutions to improve your child's sleep in a book that won't put you to sleep, this is for you!
Wayne Sleep tells the story of his life - that of a working-class boy from Plymouth who excelled at the Royal Ballet School and the Royal Opera House before switching to variety. His story involves celebrities from the world of classical and contemporary dance, and other branches of show business.
Author: Richard Ferber
Publisher: Random House
Release Date: 2013-01-03
Genre: Family & Relationships
Dr Richard Ferber has been helping families sleep soundly for over 30 years. Now he shares his essential advice and proven techniques to help your baby, toddler or child get the best night's sleep. He explains how to help your child: - enjoy his or her bedtime routine - fall asleep quickly and easily - self-settle if he or she wakes in the night - sleep peacefully all night long - go down easily for daytime naps Ferber’s approach is clear and reassuring, and includes guidance on schedules, bedtime routines, naps, feeds, problems with colic and daily rhythms as well as a gentle ‘progressive waiting’ routine to help your child self-settle. He also offers advice for older children experiencing sleepwalking, sleep apnea, bed-wetting or night-time fears. Internationally renowned for its practical advice and concrete solutions, this book is a must-read for every parent who wishes their child could sleep more soundly.
Author: Robert Bucknam, MD
Publisher: On Becoming
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on baby sleep and feeding patterns. Millions of new mothers across the globe are coming toward this new brand at an increasing pace as they find and share the life changing success they are achieving with their newborns. This updated Anniversary edition celebrates 25 years with Bucknam and Ezzo's groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world. For 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night. In his 28th year as a licensed Pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam, M.D. along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. In particular, they note how an infant's body responds to the influences of parental routine or the lack thereof. Early chapters start with explorations of everyday aspects of infant management such as the three basic elements of daytime activities for newborns: feeding time, waketime, and naptime. Practical discussions then focus on broad and niche topics including feeding philosophies, baby sleep problems, baby scheduling challenges, nap routines, sleep training multiples, baby sleeping props, Colic and Reflux and many other dimensions which impact breast feeding schedules, bottle feeding tips, and baby sleeping training. Five resource Appendixes provide additional reference material: 1) Taking care of baby and mom 2) A timeline of what to expect and when 3)Baby Sleep Training Problems and Solutions 4)Monitoring Your Baby's Growth 5) Healthy Baby Growth Charts On Becoming Babywise is more than an infant-management concept. It is a mindset for successful parenthood. It can help any parent develop a plan that meets both the needs of a new baby and of the entire family. These principles have worked for millions of parents and, when applied with common sense to your unique situation, can work wonderfully for you too! Recommended by doctors across the country.
Author: Harvey Karp
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Genre: Family & Relationships
Finally, kids do come with instructions! Surprisingly simple steps to boost your little child's sleep fast! Dr. Harvey Karp made doctors applaud and parents cheer with his brilliant solutions to centuries-old problems such as colic and tantrums. Now, in The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep, he works his magic once again on the #1 parent complaint: exhaustion! Dr. Karp's surprising insights include: Why parents should always wake their sleeping babies when they ease them into bed! How a new type of white noise can boost your baby's or toddler's sleep by 1 to 2 hours! Easy "no-cry" tips that end infant and toddler bedtime struggles in just days! Plus dozens more foolproof tips that have helped thousands of families turn nighttime shrieks into nightlong slumber.
Author: Jonathan Crary
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Capitalism’s colonization of every hour in the day 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life. Jonathan Crary examines how this interminable non-time blurs any separation between an intensified, ubiquitous consumerism and emerging strategies of control and surveillance. He describes the ongoing management of individual attentiveness and the impairment of perception within the compulsory routines of contemporary technological culture. At the same time, he shows that human sleep, as a restorative withdrawal that is intrinsically incompatible with 24/7 capitalism, points to other more formidable and collective refusals of world-destroying patterns of growth and accumulation.
Author: Jennifer Waldburger
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
Release Date: 2007-04
Genre: Family & Relationships
Teaches sleep-deprived parents how to define sleep goals that work for their family's schedule and style, helping them create a customized sleep planner for their child to ensure consistency with both parents as well as extended caregivers.
Healthy newborns follow a comfortable pattern. They're up two or three times a night for food and comfort, but you expect these nocturnal disturbances with a new baby. But at three or four months of age, everything changes. Your baby now wakes at all hours of the night, and exhaustion and frustration become the norm. The good news is you haven't done anything wrong. Your baby's new sleep pattern (or lack thereof) is a biological response known as the four-month regression. Infant sleep experts Meg Casano, BSN, MA, and Erin Flynn-Evans, PhD, MPH, provide the knowledge and strategies you need to get through the four-month regression and reestablish restful sleep patterns. Unlike many misleading and uninformed sleep "experts," Flynn-Evans and Casano base their advice on sound scientific principles so that you can act with confidence. You'll discover how to spot early signs of the four-month regression, how to prevent it if possible, and how to resolve the issue if not. Doing so provides you with realistic expectations of your child's nighttime sleeping patterns and helps you guide your baby back to a healthy, restful nighttime routine.
Sleep Training in 7 Days is the fastest, most effective method for sleep training your child and achieving long-term sleep success. Many babies are not naturally good sleepers--but they can be! From the founder of the Sleep, Baby, Sleep(R) baby sleep training program, Violet Giannone, comes Sleep Training in 7 Days--a straightforward, 7-day program proven to help your child sleep better, quickly and successfully. In Sleep Training in 7 Days, Violet narrows down exactly how to: prepare your child for sleep training, initiate the sleep training process, and ensure that good sleep habits continue after sleep training. Sleep Training in 7 Days offers the support and guidance you need to confidently sleep train your child, including: A clear 7-day plan outlining what to do each day to help your child sleep better within one week. Before and after guidance to prepare you for the week of sleep training and set you up for success afterwards. Troubleshooting support that offers specific advice for course correcting if your baby has a sleep setback. If you're taking on the tough job of sleep training your child, you want it to work. Sleep Training in 7 Days delivers what you need to confidently sleep train your child and start seeing results in one week.
Author: Jim Loehr
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2005-01-03
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
A personal energy training program outlines strategies on how to prevent burnout and improve productivity, discussing such areas as how to work with four key sources of energy, balancing stress and recovery, expanding capacity, and implementing positive routines. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Author: William Sears
Publisher: Little Brown
Release Date: 2014-07-02
Genre: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Counsels parents of infants and toddlers on how to address a variety of sleeping challenges with solutions that can be adapted to lifestyle needs, in a guide that draws on current infant sleep research and a range of case examples.
Certified sleep consultant Natalie Willes, known also as The Baby Sleep Trainer, shares her effective and efficient sleep training method in her new book, Getting Your Baby to Sleep the Baby Sleep Trainer Way. Thousands of families throughout the world have used the Baby Sleep Trainer method to help their infants and toddlers learn to sleep through the night and take healthy naps, all with the fewest tears possible. Backed by thorough scientific data and years of professional experience, the Baby Sleep Trainer Method offers parents a tried and true solution for children aged 16 weeks through 3.5 years. Step-by-step, comprehensive contents include: The science of baby sleep habits How to prepare your child's room for optimal sleep Discussions on cortisol and crying in babies Creating healthy sleep habits with newborns Exactly when and how to start sleep training for nighttime sleep and naps Tips and tricks for multiples Troubleshooting common sleep training issues and pitfalls Detailed eat-wake-sleep schedules for children on 3, 2, and 1 nap Sleep training toddlers and children in beds Praise for the Baby Sleep Trainer method: "My 5 month old was waking up every 2-3 hours at night and I was seriously sleep deprived. My sleep deprivation was affecting every aspect of my life. I read several books on sleep training, as well as blogs and websites. I was at my wits end. After following the program for two weeks, my child was consistently sleeping 11-12 hours a night and was on a consistent schedule during the day! This program has literally given me my life back." - McKel Neilsen "Two months ago I was at the end of my sleep rope with our 6-month-old, boy/girl twins. Exhausted doesn't begin to explain it, I felt desperate. After using the Baby Sleep Trainer Method we feel like we have our lives back. The babies are happy and well rested, and so are we! We have our evenings back to cook dinner, spend time with our 4-year-old daughter, hang out together, and actually do things we enjoy. The process took commitment but has been absolutely worth every bit of it." - Beth Oller, MD "Using the Baby Sleep Trainer Method, my daughter quickly went to a routine nap schedule during the day and sleeping through the night from 6:30pm to 6:30am! Also, rather than the exhausting and often unsuccessful rocking or soothing or feeding to sleep, we were able to put her down awake in her crib and she would fall asleep on her own in just a few minutes. It was just incredible." - Online Review
Why are there so many different sleep books out there? Why do all the "sleep experts" have a completely different method? Which method is the right one for my child? Why can't someone please just write a book that includes ALL of the different solutions that work? Good questions. This book is your answer. In just 50 pages, "My Child Won't Sleep" presents ALL of the solutions that have actual scientific data to back them. If it isn't proven to work, it's not in this book. The solutions are straight-forward, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that get to the point and get there quick.