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This Gothic Tale of Sleep-Training Is a Perfect Illustration of Why Parents Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Doing It

Stories about the struggle to get one’s child to sleep tend to strike two chords: humor and woe. Parents mostly complain about exhaustion, laugh at the strange instructions given to them by experts this exhaustion has inspired them to consult, or both. Rarely do such tales resemble horror stories, but such was the case in an Oct. 7 New York Times essay on sleep-training, in which one mother’s bedtime peregrinations sound like they belong in a collection of Brothers Grimms’ fairy tales or stories by Edgar Allen Poe rather than in modern-day Brooklyn.
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