The first Babywise book is very much about eating and sleeping. After all, it is focused on babies' needs- and guess what? Babies needs are pretty centered around eating and sleeping! There are some bigger picture concepts that are put forth in book 1 as well, however, and by the time you get to Childwise, Teenwise, etc., the books are hardly focused on eating and sleeping at all. Today Cole is discussing the bigger picture of Babywise and explaining that it is more than just sleep.
"The purpose of the -wise series isn't to get your kids sleeping through the night as quickly as possible (although, BONUS!). The purpose is to teach new parents how to be good stewards of their children. The objective is a parent who is in control of their children and their family - one who can make the distinction between what is best for a child's development and what the child wants in the moment. "
Read more here: Haters Miss the Point: Babywise is More Than Just Sleep
Don't forget to come back this week for more Babywise Myth Busters! We have a five days with 8 fabulous myth busting posts for you to read!
Here is the schedule along with the topics for each day:
- Monday: Valerie at Chronicles of a Babywise Mom- Myths Versus Realities of Babywise
- Tuesday: Katrina at Mama's Organized Chaos- Babywise Isn't Imposing a Schedule, It's Learning the Ideal Schedule
- Wednesday: Shea at The Moses Home- How Schedules Keep Us Flexible, Not Rigid
- Wednesday: Natasha at Let's Be Brave- Babywise Works For YOU, Not The Other Way Around
- Thursday: Carrie at Wiley Adventures- Babywise and Cry it Out (how they do/don't go together)
- Thursday: Kimberly at Team Cartwright- Babywise and Breastfeeding (does not diminish milk supply)
- Friday: Cole at Twinning Babywise- The Misconception that Babywise is just Sleep Training
- Friday: Emily at The Journey of Parenthood- Using Babywise Isn't Impossible with Multiple Children