Parenting is tiring. And while we’ve all heard that well-meaning advice, “Sleep when they sleep,” wouldn’t it be nice if someone told them that? Yeah, baby, you heard me, how about you sleep when I sleep? And guess what, baby, I like to sleep at night. All night long. Can you please just get with the program?

Even if your baby hasn’t gotten the memo yet (what, baby, you don’t know how to talk yet? WTF?), don’t worry, we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeve. Here’s 5 baby bedtime tricks that will get you both on the road to sleeping through the night.

Illustration by Miranda Bruce for Well Rounded NY.