Cat-Naps — Making Short Naps Longer

Cat-Naps — Making Short Naps Longer

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Nap Solution


Is your child a cat-napper? Does your baby fall asleep being fed, while in a car seat, sling, rocker, or someone’s arms? When transferred to bed, does your baby then sleep 30 to 50 minutes? That’s the […]

Should Babies and Toddlers watch TV? (by Elizabeth Pantley)

So much television programming is aimed at young children. Much of it appears to be educational: teaching the ABCs and life skills. When is it appropriate to introduce a baby to television, and what do parents need to know about this topic?

A great deal of research has been done on the […]

Going Visiting With Your Baby By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care

Babies love new places! There’s so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren’t too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you think its adorable that Baby found the Tupperware, your […]

Wonderful Sounds for Sleep By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of the No-Cry Sleep Solution


The environment that your baby enjoyed for nine long months in the womb was not one of absolute quiet. There was a constant symphony of sound — your heartbeat and fluids rushing in and out of the placenta. (Remember those sounds from when you listened to […]

Get Your Toddler to Cooperate! By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation and Perfect Parenting




Toddlers and preschoolers require finesse to gain their cooperation, because they have not yet reached the age at which they can see and understand the whole picture, so simply explaining what you want doesn’t always work. Robert Scotellaro is quoted in The Funny Side of Parenthood as […]

Eight Sleep Tips for Every Child By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution

 Up to 70% of children under age five have sleep problems. Sleep issues are complicated and have many causes.

They’re hard to deal with because when children aren’t sleeping, parents aren’t sleeping, and that lack of sleep affects every minute of every day for every person in the family because lack of […]

Newborn Babies and Sleep By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby. This is a glorious time in your life – and a sleepless time too. Newborns have very different sleep needs than older babies. This article will help you understand your baby’s developing sleep patterns, and will help you have reasonable expectations for sleep.

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