Sleeping

This page lists all the articles on PSP about sleeping problems.

To view sleeping advice that is specific to babies, click here.

To view sleeping advice that is specific for toddlers and kids, click here.

 

Bedtime Rituals

Information on helping the transition from waking to sleeping a great event.
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Nap Strike

Advice to the question, "Is my child giving up their nap?"

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Help! My 3 1/2 month old Won't Nap!

What to do with a 3.5-month-old who won't nap...

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9 month old waking screaming

Wondering what is causing your baby to wake up screaming? Here are some PSP member ideas of what might be up - and what you can do to help.

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Cry It Out vs. No Cry Sleep Solutions

Answers from a few threads that covered many of the different positions about Cry it out vs. No Cry it Out solutions.

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Sleep Deprived 4 month old

Help for a parent whose baby only wants to sleep when held.

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Nursing vs. Not Nursing at Night

To nurse or not to nurse at night? PSP members share their experience and problems with nursing at night.

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Sleep Book Recommendations and Resources

PSP members recommend books about children's sleeping habits and training.

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Advantages to The End of Napping

Some parents dread the nap time bubble bursting. But as some parents share, it comes with some big perks.

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Quiet Time in Place of the Lost Nap

Ways to get your toddler to rest quietly in lieu of napping...

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Moving your child into their own bed/crib

Recommendations for moving an infant out of his/her parents' bed to his/her own crib...

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Co-Sleeping

Discussions about the pros and cons of co-sleeping.

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Sleep Sacks

PSP members share their experiences about the success of their babies sleeping in a sleep sack.

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How to cool a windowless nursery

Ideas ro solve a classic city problem: cooling a windowless kid's room!

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Transitioning from Two Naps to One - 14 month old

Parents discuss how they jumped from 2 naps to 1 with your ever wakeful toddler.

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Night Waking/Screaming

Information about a how to get a once solid sleeper back to sleep in the middle of the night.

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Afternoon Naps and Pre-School/ Daycare

PSP members talk about how to handle sleep schedules at daycare.

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Tips for getting your child to fall asleep alone.

PSP member tips for getting your child to fall asleep alone.

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Refusing to Nap at Daycare

Is your toddler refusing to nap at Daycare? Parents share their tips of how they handled this situation.

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Sleeping Suggestions for a Toddler who Refuses to Sleep

Parents share their collective wisdom on how they got they terrible twos to sleep.

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Sleeping Babies & Dear Doggies

One parent raised the following dilemma: “how do parents meet competing needs of all beloved household creatures when they don't fall together, time-wise?’

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Does Crying It Out Work for a 3yo?

Do you have a sleepless, anxious toddler?  Here one parent asks about what to do to beat sleepless nights with her constantly crying tot. Park Slope Parents unite with some collective encouragement on how to get your little one to bed.

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My 9-year-old Insomniac

One parent asked the Park Slope Parents ADVICE list about what to for her 9 year old insomniac.  Here are the responses she received.

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How to Keep Baby Asleep on Noisy Street

How do you ensure your baby gets some snores and zzzzz's when it's all sirens and beep beeps?

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Co-sleeping and Returning to Work

The following thread originally appeared on our Working Moms Group about how to transition from a bed-sharing situation with your little one and returning to work.. Be sure to check out more general advice from PSP members about co-sleeping here!

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How to Get Kids Out of Bed in the Morning

Wondering how to get your kid out of bed in the morning? You are not alone with this problem! Here, PSP parents share how they successfully get their teen/tween out of bed in the morning.

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