Posted in November 2012

And the rocking to sleep ends… [Part 2]

And the rocking to sleep ends… [Part 2]

So, back to sleep training… The Plan I must have referenced Alexis’ guide–“How to Cry it Out: The Bedtime Edition”–a dozen times, along with the readers’ questions-and-answers. She’s my first kid, so I took to heart the experiences of all the parents who came before me in their quest to help their child sleep better… in … Continue reading

What is the best predictor of future success?

What is the best predictor of future success?

My oldest son just turned four so when I recently read “The Great Marshmallow Experiment,” it spoke to me.  Actually, it screamed: “Don’t give in to all his demands!”  The study revealed that strong willpower in preschoolers predicts future success. Every parent has heard the “I want it now!” chants and there are times when … Continue reading