Posts Tagged ‘bed-sharing’
In Part Five of my Infant Sleep Series, I revisit Dr. Sears’ bed-sharing and attachment parenting books as I am today, the mother of a 17-year-old son and a trained and experienced Licensed Professional Counselor. I first read about Dr. Sears philosophies as a new mother learning how to breast-feed and learning how to parent, so long ago.
This is number four in my review of the seemingly endless books on Infant Sleep Methods currently out there. I’m demystifying the field of infant sleep for new moms, to make it a bit easier. I mean, who can read a two hundred page book
when you are trying to get some shut-eye with your newborn in the middle of the night?
Good Enough Night-time Parenting Styles
Hey everyone! Back after a long blogging break! If you visit my Twitter and Facebook feeds, you know that in February, I fell on the New Jersey ice and got a mild concussion. I was trying to work at my usual pace, but the doc suggested I pretty much stop reading and writing to allow my brain to rest! Tough order! But it sure helped alot! It’s April and I’m coming back slowly!
You are a new parent! Your baby doesn’t seem to have the same sleep needs as you. Little did you know that in America, because of our hectic lifestyle, there’s a huge industry built around infant sleep. In traditional cultures, people don’t fuss so much about infant sleep, family life has a slower, natural rhythm.