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Because they didn't get the memo to snooze that extra hour.
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Nothing can cause an argument faster in a group of parents than when someone brings up sleep training. Opinions range from "do it as early as possible" to "only terrible parents sleep train." With so many myths about sleep training out there, who do you believe? Let's examine the eight most common myths about sleep training and see what holds up.
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Parenting expert Alyson Schafer weighs in.
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Alyson Schafer reveals optimal time to get your baby "sleeping through the night."
"No study or expert knows better than the intrinsic voice within us."
Fact: Sleep is a learned skill.
From the string of sleepless nights a newborn delivers the minute they come home from the hospital to the awakening sounds of a teenage boy banging around the kitchen in search of a midnight snack; sleep is one of the few challenges parents face with their children from start to finish.