Cry it out (CIO) has so much bad press as well as lots of confusion associated with it. I have my opinions on it, mainly being that its best to do it in a controlled setting and after the proper foundation has been laid to ensure success.
Our affiliate and friend, Dr. Phil Boucher wrote this article looking at multiple studies that focus on the benefits of adequate sleep not only for the child but the parents as well. Take a look and post your thoughts!!