Monthly Archives: November 2010

No Rest for the Weary

Well, we’re on night #4 of Operation Bedtime, implementing the Positive Discipline approach in a (somewhat desperate) attempt to train N to stay in her bed, once and for all. It’s a simple theory: every time she gets out of … Continue reading

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Bedtime Battles II (or, “78’s the Charm!”)

Over the past few weeks, our bedtime battles with N have escalated from minor skirmishes to heated, lengthy engagements. Like the American rebels in the Revolutionary War, N has mastered the art of guerilla tactics — sneaking out of bed … Continue reading

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Give Thanks for the Complaints

The turkey is in the oven, but it’s not time to make the dressing yet; N and G are watching the Macy’s parade on TV; and I’m taking a break to write about what’s been on my mind this Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Bedtime Battles

When N was an infant, we thanked our lucky stars that we had a baby who slept so well. She began sleeping through the night at 3 months and was very regular about taking her naps in the daytime. Hearing … Continue reading

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