Today in BFBN week we have a great post from Carrie at Wiley Adventures. I have often read that babywise equals cry it out. This is not true! I haven’t done cry it out with my babies and I have had plenty of success with babywise. Carrie writes, “Nowhere in the “On Becoming Babywise” book does it tell you that you have to do CIO to be successful with Babywise. In fact, the book doesn’t even give you a guideline for sleep training at all. It does say that “it is an aquired skill that is enhanced by routine” (pg. 55). But the heart and meat of Babywise is a Parent Directed Feeding Plan and the Eat Wake Sleep Cycle… NOT sleep training.”
Check out her post here:
Babywise and Cry It Out (Or Don’t)
Here is the rest of the schedule for the week. Be sure to check back to read more!
- : Valerie at Chronicles of a Babywise Mom talking about the Myths versus Realities of Babywise.
- : Katrina at Mama’s Organized Chaos talking about how Babywise isn’t imposing a schedule; it is learning the ideal schedule.
- Wednesday: Shea at The Moses Home talking about How Schedules Keep Us Flexible, Not Rigid. Natasha at Let’s Be Brave is talking about how Babywise works for you (not the other way around)
- Thursday: Carrie at Wiley Adventures is talking about how Babywise and Cry It Out (Or Don’t) Kimberly at Team Cartwright discussing Myth: Babywise Automatically Diminishes Milk Supply
- Friday: Cole at Twinning Babywise talking about how Haters Miss the Point: Babywise is More Than Just Sleep. Emily at The Journey of Parenthood talking about How to Make Babywise Possible with Multiple Children
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