Archive for Sleep Training

Ferber / Extinction Method: Week 1 Update

My toddler is sleeping through the night! At least 10 hours straight, for a whole week now, and it’s been amazing but it was rough getting here.

You recall how Night 1 of the Ferber / Extinction Cry It Out method went, right?! That was nothing compared to what followed:

Night 1: Took 1 hour of crying to fall asleep and was falling asleep standing up so Dad had to lay him down. Cried himself to sleep. Slept 8 hours straight.

Night 2: Fell asleep within 10 minutes, holding my hand after first check. Slept 5 hours then a major thunderstorm came and woke him up at 1am and I brought him back into our bed. HUGE MISTAKE. But he slept for 6 more hours. Read More →

Night 1 of CIO Sleep Training

The time has come… Our son is 14 months old and Dad says its about time for him to sleep through the night, in his crib, and fall asleep on his own. Prior to today, our son has been waking up in the middle of the night and screaming, nursing 2-3 times a night, has only slept through the night a handful of times, and I bring him into our bed so I can get more sleep.
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Wonder Bumpers & Sleep Training a Toddler

We installed Wonder Bumpers & Teeth Guards on our crib to help prevent our son from banging his head on crib while trying to fall sleep.

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