Why is My Baby Waking Up at Night?

Life would be a whole lot easier if babies came with an interpreter. Crying is basically their only way to let you know something’s bothering them, but it can mean anything from hunger to a wet diaper to tiredness, and everything in between. And when they’re crying in the night for no apparent reason, that inability to communicate can be … Read More

Baby Wakes Up When I Put Her In the Crib

How many times have you been through this situation? You rock your baby to sleep in your arms until she’s out like a light, and then the moment you put her into her crib, her eyes pop open and she won’t go back to sleep no matter what you do. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever met a parent who … Read More

My Toddler Keeps Playing When She Should Be Sleeping

Even if your little one is a superstar sleeper, you might be surprised one night to hear the sounds of singing or babbling over your baby monitor at 2:00 in the morning. It’s not nearly as concerning as crying, but it can still leave parents wondering what to do in order to get their little one back to sleep. In … Read More

My Baby is a Light Sleeper

One thing I’ve heard multiple times in my career as a sleep consultant is that baby is a “light sleeper,” who wakes up at the slightest sound during naps or bedtime. There’s definitely some truth to the idea that some babies wake up easier than others, but it has more to do with their ability to get back to sleep … Read More

Baby Keeps Waking Up When I Put Her in the Crib

You know the scenario, I’m sure. Your little one is clearly exhausted, you shush and bounce and sing them off to sleep, place her ever-so-gently into the crib, then just as you’re walking out the door, their eyes pop open and you start the process all over again. There’s a surprisingly simple reason why this happens so often, and if … Read More

When Should I Nighttime Potty Train?

Potty training your child when they’re awake during the day is a challenge in its own right, but getting them to use the bathroom when they wake up in the night is a different story altogether. It can be a bit confusing to know how to proceed in this stage. We don’t want to encourage our little ones to go … Read More

How Often Should my Baby Wake Up at Night?

I’m not trying to offer a magic number here. Newborns wake more often than infants, who wake up more often than toddlers, and so on. But in today’s video, I’ll give you an idea of how often the average baby wakes up at each stage of life, as well as some insights as to what might be causing your baby … Read More