~ Kari Ramstrom, MLIS, starred review, The Library Journal
From the Author
My previous sleep book, and the predecessor to this one, is The No-Cry Sleep Solution. It provides answers to better sleep for children from the day of birth through toddlerhood. My youngest child was once a very frequent night-waking, all-night breastfeeding-baby. My experience learning how to help him sleep all night was once the incentive for me to write my first no-cry sleep book. Since then, I have corresponded with tens of thousands of parents, and I have expanded my research up through the preschool years to bring you this edition of The No-Cry Sleep Solution.
Because the magic of children is that they’re all very different from one another, and that they’re unique in their transitions from one stage of growth to the next, this edition of The No-Cry Sleep Solution crosses paths with the first for that in-between stage from baby to toddler. It then moves forward through the preschool years, and for lots of children, into the primary grades as well.
I hope to guide you along a gentle, peaceful journey to good sleep for everyone in your family.
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Guaranteed to help parents reclaim sweet dreams for their entire family New from the bestselling writer of the classic baby sleep guide! Getting babies to sleep through the night is one thing; getting willful toddlers and energetic preschoolers to sleep is another problem altogether. Written to help sleep-deprived parents of children ages one to five, The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers offers loving solutions to help this active age-group get the rest they–and their parents–so desperately need. A follow-up to Elizabeth Pantley’s megahit The No-Cry Sleep Solution, this breakthrough guide is written in Pantley’s trademark gentle, child-centered style. Parents will discover a wellspring of positive approaches to help their children get to bed, stay in bed, and sleep all night, with no need to resort to punishments or other negative and ineffective measures. The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Preschoolers tackles many common Middle of the night obstacles, including: Refusals to go to bed Night waking and early rising Reluctance to move out of the crib and into a big-kid bed Middle of the night visits to the parents’ bed Naptime problems Nightmares, “night terrors,” and fears Special sleep issues of twins, special needs children, and adopted children Sleepwalking, sleep talking, snoring, and tooth grinding