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Co-sleeping can be a controversial topic amongst parents, with those for and against fervently contending that their choice is right and the other simply wrong. Of course, there’s plenty of middle ground as well: It doesn’t have to come down to, say, family bed versus Ferber. Babble offers plenty of information for parents on the subject of co-sleeping – whether you’re just weighing your choices or need tips to make co-sleeping a success in your home. You’ll also find an essay about two parents who didn’t see eye to eye on the subject of co-sleeping, thoughts on when to make the move from co-sleeping to a crib, and a cross-cultural perspective on co-sleeping.
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Possibly the most controversial thing I’ve ever done as a parent is to share a bed with my babies. Which seems kind of silly, right? I mean, cultures all over the world have been sharing sleep with their babies for centuries. And while many people assume co-sleeping is always unsafe, the truth is that “the family MORE »
Sometimes I come to Toddler Times with tips or parenting advice to share. This isn’t one of those times. Today I’m asking you to weigh in on an issue in my house— co-sleeping. I’m lucky to be married to a great guy. And while we are total opposites personality-wise (Think Chandler and Monica or Bill MORE »
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