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After 3 years it’s time for a change and it is with great pride and excitement that I’m announcing the soon-to-be available SECOND EDITION of the best-selling Precious Little Sleep book! It includes: Important safety updates and clarifies some common stumbling blocks around co-sleeping, swaddling, and other key issues. Improved clarity around common areas where […]

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Many people have heard about the Rock n’ Play recall. But the story is a lot bigger than the recall. It’s also about inclined sleep and many products that haven’t been recalled. It’s about how we learned about the risks of the RnP. About the CPSC and consumer reports. It’s about severe sleep deprivation and […]

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Are you crushing the nap schedule or is the nap schedule crushing you? Do you have the right bedtime? Does your child get the sleep they need? Many (and I do mean many) parents are getting hung up on concerns about how their child is sleeping when really the problem is the gap between reality […]

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too young for sleep training
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I originally wrote this post in 2011. Suffice it to say my thinking on the subject has changed radically. I know more today than I did then. One thing I know is that the term cry it out is terrible, pejorative, and vague. But I’m leaving it here because people find this article Googling the […]

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This episode of the Precious Little Sleep podcast brought to you by the Precious Little Sleep Audiobook. Regular listeners might have noticed there haven’t been any new episodes for a while and the reason is because I’ve been busy recording my own audiobook. Not on my own of course, because my home recording setup involves […]

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power down to sleep
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I’ve written at length (here and here) about how essential it is to fall asleep independently. There are various approaches to achieving independent sleep (the book outlines at least 7) and it’s safe to say most parents approach this whole “independent sleep” thing with a fair amount of trepidation, so much so that rarely does […]

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A few months ago I finished my book, a 3.5 year effort of sweat, tears, and loneliness (writing is lonely business). But it was worth all the sweating and crying because now I am an author. When you are an author you get membership to secret underground writer clubs and everybody wants to be your […]

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fantastic and diverse kids book
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Looking for awesome books to share with kids? Great! I’ve got some some great books for you! These aren’t just books my kids and I adore (although they definitely meet that criteria). They also feature diversity of race, gender, the differently abled, and sexuality. Let’s pause for a second and consider why that’s important. Children’s […]

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