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How my son's schooling me

I’ve been working on my patience. Yes, we all get frustrated, and I am no exception. I know it’s ok for children to see their parents frustrated, too, but it’s all about how you handle it. 300 more words

No-Cry Infant Sleep

Here’s the post I kept meaning and wanting to write when I had the answers.  Well instead this is the post fessing up to the fact that I’m never going to know the answers in hopes that perhaps it might give a fellow mom a comrade in arms.   757 more words


Daylight Saving Time and Your Child's Sleep

Sunday, at 2AM, daylight savings time occurs and we “Fall Back.”
Parents oftentimes ask me how they should adjust their child’s sleep schedule.
Here is my reply: 95 more words

Learning to Crawl Disrupts Infant Sleep (Or, Science Confirms What We've Already Observed)

Sometimes, when you’re going through a rough patch with your baby’s sleep, it helps just to know that it’s normal. A recent study published in Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development helps in this regard, because it shows that when babies learn to crawl, they have a harder time sleeping during the night (1). 1,613 more words


6-Week Stride

The first few weeks of new mommy- and daddyhood are quite intense. You’re riding a roller coaster of emotions (yes, daddies too), getting to know your new little one, and paid visits by many family and friends who bring assistance in many forms; from meals to snacks left on the doorstep or company on a Friday night. 889 more words


How to Get a Baby to Nap When She Hasn't Napped All Week

I haven’t been present here lately. Normally I wouldn’t post on a Sunday, but when your schedule clearly isn’t working, sometimes it does good to do away with the schedule and just do what works for now until you can figure out something more reasonable. 871 more words


Get rid of your baby monitor!

Oftentimes parents who are struggling to teach their children self-soothing techniques will have a baby monitor.  They admit that they can “hear them anyway”  but they insist that the monitor helps reduce overnight anxiety.   222 more words

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