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Cry It Out

You Do What's Best for Your Family, I'll Do What's Best for Mine

Holly Klaassen | Posted 10.19.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

If there's one topic that gets parents riled up more than any other, it's the issue of sleep training. That's right... I'm broaching the topic of sleep training. I'm clearly up for a fight, right?

What You Learn When You Read Every Single Baby Sleep Book

Ava Neyer | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Ava Neyer

I went on Amazon and bought all the top books on baby sleep and development. I read through them all, as well as several blogs and sleep websites. I gathered lots of advice.

Dear Wine, TV and My Kitchen Timer: A Cry-it-Out Love Letter

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 04.29.2013 | Parents
Liz Joynt Sandberg

I know what you're thinking. We were together every night for a week and then I disappeared. How could I just break it off like I did? The long and short of it is that you all got me through a really awful transition in my life. To be blunt, I used you. Let me explain.

WATCH: 'Portlandia's' Awesome Take On Parenting Advice

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

It may never be more accurate to say something is funny because it's true... This week, "Portlandia" parodies the new parent dilemma of wanting an ...

Catherine Pearson

2 Types Of Sleep Training That Won't Harm Your Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents

Few parenting decisions are as fraught or as controversial as the choice parents make about how to get their babies to fall -- and stay -- asleep. ...

Cry It Out: The Method That Kills Baby Brain Cells

Denene Millner | Posted 02.21.2012 | Parents
Denene Millner

It turns out that the "Cry It Out" method of baby sleep training, where you ignore that your kid is screaming, crying and turning 40 shades of purple so that she can break herself out of the habit of being spoiled and cuddled to sleep, does more harm -- way more -- than good.