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New Research Says Cry It Out (CIO) Doesn’t Cause Harm

According to new research out of Flinders University in Australia, the cry it out (CIO) method of sleep training does not lead to emotional problems or attachment issues in babies. Researchers worked

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Wait it Out (WIO) or Cry it Out (CIO): Is This Really the Best We Can Do?

If you’ve been a reader of my blog for a while, there’s a good chance you already know my views on the whole sleep training issue (I could use the word debate here, but I’m purposely

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BS Facts About Baby Sleep That Everyone Thinks Are True

Have I already mentioned that I’m a recent first-time auntie? If you know me in real life, I’m sure I’ve already told you several times (and I don’t even care if I know I’ve

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Sometimes It’s About the Less-Bad Option

I keep trying to write this post, and keep deleting it. In fact, I started to write this post over a year ago. This time I’m determined to actually publish it! Here’s why: This post is about….sleep

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The 9 Causes of Colic, Fussiness, High Need Behaviour and the Spirited Temperament

*Please note: This entire post is TONGUE IN CHEEK. I figured I better state that up front before I receive any more hate mail 😉 Great news! Having run The Fussy Baby Site for 5 years, I’ve had

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Is this thing on?

Whenever I start up a conversation with a random mom and they mention that they had such a good first baby, but that their second one is much more difficult, I immediately tell them about The Fussy Baby

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5 Common Childhood Sleep Myths Debunked

When baby isn’t sleeping, you may be willing to try anything to get those little eyes to close. And while well-meaning friends and family always have their best advice handy, many parents compound the

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Beware of Opinions that Pass for Gospel

The other day, an acquaintance of Julie’s asked for help with her child’s sleep through a posting on Facebook. Instead of help, she got a link to Dangers of Crying it Out: Damaging children and their

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Sleep Training A High Need Baby

Recently a mom on our Facebook page asked about sleep training her high need 5 month old son. She wrote: We have a 5mth old. He has needed to be bounced to sleep, but has now gotten to heavy for me to

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