Crying It Out is NOT the same as Ferberizing, which involves ignoring your baby in gradually increasing intervals, by taunting him with your proximity. Crying It Out means you stay completely out of sight as opposed to cruelly teasing him.
After a glorious day of incidents and worse, I found myself in the midst of a sleep battle with my oldest son when one of those special moments happened.
No amount of motivation seems to get this child to wake up on a big day.
I late-night call for water reminds father how grateful he is to be able to provide for her, and how these interruptions set his mind a-whirlin’.
Getting children to go to bed can be tough. But sometimes, when the evening feels right, it’s not a fight worth having.
‘The Happiest Baby on the Block’ author Dr. Harvey Karp talks about calming crying babies on the latest episode of The Modern Dads Podcast.