Category Archives: Sleep

How Co-Sleeping Saved My Baby: Apnea and SIDS

Up to 10 percent of children are thought to have an undiagnosed sleep disorder. Sleep disorders range from restless legs syndrome to circadian rhythm disorders to obstructive apnea and what I’m talking about in this blog, Central Apnea.  Many of … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Parent Coaching, Sleep | 55 Comments

Like a Turtle: The Sleep Learning Process

And by “like a turtle”, I just mean SLOW and STEADY wins the gentle parenting race. Long ago, I posted this article on our first “sleep training” process which was not the typical sleep training at all but more of … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Gentle Discipline, Parent Coaching, School/Teaching, Sleep | 9 Comments

5 Reasons Why Pediatricians Suck

“Well, we just smile and nod to what our pediatrician says when it comes to feeding and sleeping and discipline issues because we don’t agree with him on those things and who wants to make your doctor mad, you know?” … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Potty Learning, Sleep | 13 Comments

Black and White: Race and the Co-Sleeping Wars

Welcome to the Safe Cosleeping Blog Carnival This post was written for inclusion in the Safe Cosleeping Blog Carnival hosted by Monkey Butt Junction . Our bloggers have written on so many different aspects of cosleeping. Please read to the … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Political/Queer, Sleep | 17 Comments

Co-Sleeping, Feed-sharing and Second-Parent Bonding

My latest post over at NPN (which was written a few months ago) http://naturalparentsnetwork.com/co-sleeping-feed-sharing/ I am glad that it isn’t my parenting that is getting attacked on the NPN Facebook forum, instead, it seems to always be my actual family … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Gender, Sleep | 4 Comments