How to Put Your Teething Baby to Sleep

Is your teething baby having a hard time sleeping? Sleep-training when teeth start to come in is not an easy task, but it is doable. Follow these simple tips from to make sure your child stays on schedule.
Sleep-training your teething baby is not an easy task, but it is doable.

TV Not to Blame for Teens' Sleepless Nights

Teenagers are not staying up late at night to watch television. Credit: Corbis The good news is that your teenager daughter is not spending the night with Jimmy Fallon. The bad news your son might be losing sleep over a fourth-level ny...True time bandits are the Internet and video games. Curse you, Lara Croft!

Cribs Versus Co-Sleepers: Pros and Cons

Will your baby sleep in a crib, bassinet or Co-sleeper? Credit: Getty
Trying to decide which kind of crib to choose for your baby can make new parents feel like they've entered a great debate. Traditional or bassinet? Secondhand or brand new?...

Suffering Through Sleepless Nights? You're Not Alone!

I can truly say that the most shocking aspect of being a new mom, for me, was when I realized what it was going to mean for my sleeping patterns. I still have the journals in which I recorded the feeding times of my newborn twins, and the nighttime n...

How to Make the Move from the Crib to a Toddler Bed

Is your toddler ready for his own bed? Credit: Getty Images
They've slept in their cribs for months -- or years -- but at some point, it's time to move your little ones into beds.
Generally, kids start this transition anywhere from 18 to 30 ...

3 Tips for Adopting a Better Bedtime Routine

Bedtime. It can be the best of times, and it can be the worst of times. Often, after a full day of activities together, it cannot come soon enough. But as many parents will tell you, the calming, quiet routines we share with our children as we settle...

ParentDish's 15 Favorite Lullabies

Keep singing ... maybe they'll finally fall asleep. Credit: The Little Pecan, Flickr
Parents have been lulling their children to sleep with song since ancient times. You see, when all else fails, a gentle lullaby sung in a soft and soothing v...

Sleep on This: Smarter Babies Take Naps, Study Shows

Want your baby to be an egghead? Make sure the kid gets a nap. Credit: 1happysnapper, Flickr
Parents around the world rejoice -- you have yet another reason to love nap time. A new study shows that kids who sleep during the day develop advanced...

Co-Sleeping: Is it Right for You?

Co-sleeping occurs when parents and children share the same bed. This has become popular among parents who practice attachment parenting, a parenting style advocated by William Sears, M.D. Opponents of co-sleeping say the practice interferes with ...

Should Brother and Sister Share a Bedroom?

From birth through high school, my sister and I shared a bedroom while our brother enjoyed his own room down the hall. We resented his good fortune but never questioned the idea that he, as a boy, should not be sharing a room with us. Brothers and si...

Product Recall - Simplicity Play Yards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher Price have announced the recall of about 200,000 Rainforest Portable Play Yards because one or more of the rails can collapse, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children. The play yards...

Stork Craft Cribs - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 535,000 Stork Craft Baby Cribs due to faulty support brackets. These metal brackets, which support the crib mattress and mattress board, can crack and break. When one or mo...

Jardine Cribs - Expanded Product Recall

Back in June, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Jardine Cribs recalled about 320,000 cribs due to a strangulation hazard. Yesterday, the CPSC announced an additional 56,450 cribs to be included in that recall. CPSC has received 19 ad...

Delta Enterprise Drop-side cribs - Product Recall

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 1.5 million Delta Enterprise drop-side cribs due to issues with the spring pegs in the base of the crib legs. If the pegs are missing or have been pushed back into the lower tra...

Simplicity bassinet recall includes Graco and Winnie the Pooh

Back in August, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a warning about Simplicity 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 convertible "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" bassinets. The spaces between the metal bars do not meet CPSC safety standards and pose an entra...


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