as a child gets older it is harder for parents to grasp the courage to sleep train. by this point they are very aware of the bad habits that have been formed and they know that they need to do something in order to change their current sleep schedule. the hard part is they know there will be tears involved. infant tears are just as heartbreaking, but when an older baby/toddler is crying they are often crying out for “mommy” or “daddy.” sometimes they stand up and scream for you to come to them. these acts, along with others, make it difficult for parents to stick to the process. where i am going with all of this is two-fold. one, is i completely understand how hard this can be. i have trained my own kids and it isn’t easy. second, i am fully aware of the pros you will gain if you can just swallow your tears and struggle through your babies’. these pros definitely outweigh the cons. as much as you are worrying about the crying before you begin training, try and remind yourself that you are actually doing them a favour. by training them to sleep properly you are giving them a life-long tool and the opportunity to be happy during their days and learn to their maximum potential!
a personal thank you to all my clients and readers from the month of january! truly without you…there is no me!! i love helping everyone with their parenting questions and to get the sleep they deserve! the positives that sleep brings you and your baby is intangible! in combination with my guidance and support and your hard work and 100% dedication, we have successfully sleep trained many many babies this month alone! below i have listed a few quotes that came directly from some of my january clients!! once again thank you for allowing me to help you catch your zzz’s!!