Good news about sleep for babies under 6-months
You may be surprised to hear that there is no research on the need to start before 6-months on sleep training. This video gives you some good news about working with younger babies.
How self-soothing really develops
Self-soothing is not a skill that appears at birth. It is directly tied to the development of the brain and nervous system and is heavily reliant on parents' help with input that goes beyond what a baby can handle. It's not "sink or swim." It's more like how we teach kids to ride a bike. Watch for more info...
failing motherhood PODCAST (APR 2023)
"SLEEP TRAINING WITHOUT SHAME: INDUSTRY MYTHS, RESEARCH, AND THE NEED TO CONSIDER TEMPERAMENT"
Together we shed light on common myths and misconceptions about sleep habits and sleep training, including cry-it-out, and how to find what will work for YOU and YOUR child.
IN THIS EPISODE, WE COVERED...
The temperament of Livewires + why nothing you've done has worked for them
Individualism, Self-reliance, and Consumerism: How American culture affects the sleep industry
Flaws in the way sleep research is established + shared, helping you become an informed, educated consumer + parent
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DIFFERENTLY WIRED PODCAST (MAR 2022)
"SLEEP HACKS FOR DIFFERENTLY WIRED KIDS"
In this episode, Macall talks about the unique sensitivities differently wired children have that frequently result in sleep challenges, how she supports families struggling with sleep issues by helping them to introduce a sustainable night routine, and strategies for helping our kids establish better sleep habits. I also asked Macall to share her opinion on co-sleeping and melatonin, which I know so many of us have used with our children, as well as how we can get back on track with a healthy nighttime routine, especially if we’ve done somewhat I refer to as “accidental parenting” and established sleep routines that aren’t going to work in the long run. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN...
YOUR PARENTING MOJO (MAR 2022)
"EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SLEEP TRAINING (RESEARCH)"
In this episode, we talk about the research on popular sleep training methods to see how well they map to both real-world parenting, as well as to those kids who fall outside of the middle of the temperament bell curve. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN...
MORNING CHAVA (Previously "Miraculous Mamas" JULY 10, 2022)
EP 225: BABY TEMPERAMENT AND SLEEP with Macall Gordon
In this episode, we talk about an early alert temperament and how it can affect sleep...and everything else. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN...