September 28, 2011 25 Comments
Our son is six-and-a-half years old now, and while we’ve sometimes had trouble with his sleeping habits, in general we feel that the plans we made before he was born, influenced in part by the amazing books The Continuum Concept and The Family Bed, have worked out pretty well.
Disclaimer: We have only one child. These are strategies that have worked for us. They may work differently with different children or different parents. If your goals are different from those described in the next paragraph, these strategies may not be useful to you.
The first step is to figure out the most important goals, and the most important things you want to avoid, regarding your child’s sleeping habits. Read more…