Top 10 Reasons Sleep Training Fails (Part 1)

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One of the main reasons mums come to me is when they have tried everything to get their baby to sleep on their own and stay asleep in the night, including sleep training. I personally don’t like the term “sleep training”. Many people think that sleep training exclusively implies a “cry it out” approach, which is technically referred to leaving your child …

How Inconsistency Can Be Damaging To Your Child

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Inconsistency in dealing with sleep or other aspects of child upbringing is one of the most damaging things we can do as parents. The term for this is intermittent reinforcement. It means that sometimes you give in, and sometimes you don’t, giving such a mixed message to your baby or toddler that she can’t understand. She doesn’t know what behavior …