The Saturday Question: Should You Let Baby Cry It Out?

sleeping-baby-1Emptying the compost bin, washing the cloth diapers, and tending the garden are all regular green lifestyle routines, but they’re tough to keep up without sleep.  Some parents are resolute about  nursing on demand and happily sacrifice sleep for a few years. Others declare that letting baby learn to self-soothe by crying it out is best for everyone in the long run.  What has your experience been with sleep (or the lack thereof)?

The Saturday Question: How Do You Feel About Co-Sleeping?

cosleeping-with babyFrom an environmental perspective co-sleeping has clear benefits since it eliminates the need for a crib or bassinet, but it doesn’t work for everyone.  Have you welcomed baby into your bed or opted to tuck your bambino into a separate sleeping spot? What are the advantages of your sleeping arrangement?