Baby & Toddler

You Can’t Have Sleep Training Without the Sleep

These past few weeks we’ve gotten a rise out of bloggers and readers alike about the advantages and disadvantages of sleep training.

We are of the opinion that everybody should always have their own opinion, but we wanted to bring one more perspective to the sleep training table before we put the whole issue to bed (for now).

Batya the Baby Coach went through her own struggle to figure out whether she wanted to Ferberize or not, but then a thought struck her: instead of finding ways to deal with a baby crying all night, why not get to the root of the problem and prevent the baby from crying in the first place?

Read Batya’s full take on how and why she started her sleep consultation service here, and be sure to check out her website for more information.

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Molly TolskyMolly Tolsky is the editor of She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines including Lumina, MAKE, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. She isn't a parent, but a very proud aunt. Follow her @mollytolsky.

The opinions expressed here are the personal views of the author. Comments are moderated, so use your inside voices, keep your hands to yourself, and no, we're not interested in herbal supplements.

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