Home / Mom & Baby (page 5)

Mom & Baby

Taking Time for Yourself

As every parent knows, raising a child takes up the vast majority of your time, but it’s important to remember that you need to focus on yourself once in a while as well. But with so many other priorities, where do mothers find this mystical “me time?”

Read More »

Getting Toddler Ready for a New Baby

Introducing a new baby into the family can be a confusing concept for a toddler. Sharing Mom’s attention with a new sibling can cause some undesirable behaviors, but I’ve got some suggestions to help minimize the jealousy and acting-out.

Read More »

The 4-Month Sleep Regression

As a new parent, you’ve undoubtedly heard the term “sleep regression” from a friend, parent, or anyone else you’ve talked to about the adventure you’re about to embark on. Most of these regressions are just the result of an illness or a change in environment, but the 4-month sleep regression …

Read More »

Picking Your Battles

As Kenny Rogers so famously put it, “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em,” and that’s never so true as it is when dealing with a young child. If you were to stand firm every time you and your little one disagreed, you …

Read More »

Weaning Your Baby Off of Bottles

As any parent will attest to, babies love their bottles, and getting them to give it up can result in a frustrating battle of wills. In today’s video, I have some tips to help you plan your strategy, decide on the right time to start, and minimize the protest and …

Read More »

Developing a Good Relationship With Food

We all recognize the importance of a healthy diet, especially when it comes to our little ones. But convincing them to eat foods that are good for them is often a struggle, and when dinnertime becomes a nightly battle, it can often cause your child to develop a negative association …

Read More »

Recognizing the Importance of Sleep

I’m so happy to see the focus that people are putting on sleep recently; both for their children and for themselves. Helping your children to appreciate the benefits of a good night’s sleep is such an important lesson, and one that they’ll benefit from through their entire lives. In today’s …

Read More »

Baby’s Waking Up Early

I know, I know. You don’t want to complain about early wake-ups now that baby’s finally sleeping through the night. But getting up at 5 AM is no picnic for you or your baby, and solving what is often the final piece of the sleep puzzle is usually easier than …

Read More »

3 Sleep Tips for Newborns

No life event comes with as much uncertainty as a new baby. There are more questions in those first few months than there will be for the next two years, and a lot of them will undoubtedly center on baby’s sleep. Today, I have 3 great tips for new parents …

Read More »