No Toys In The Crib

No Toys In The Crib

If you’re like most parents, you probably can’t take more than a couple of steps in your house without tripping over a doll, a stuffed animal or a Tonka truck. You are most likely more than familiar with the sensation of getting those hard, tiny Lego pieces embedded...
Baby Sick and Won’t Sleep

Baby Sick and Won’t Sleep

Today I want to give you some tips for handling sickness so that you don’t derail all your progress. There’s a few things that you do need to keep in mind. The first is your baby is going to wake in the night. Anyone who is ill does not sleep as well as they normally...
The Number One Bedtime Mistake

The Number One Bedtime Mistake

This week I wanted to talk a bit about the bedtime routine, and the number one mistake parents make when they are creating a bedtime routine. Now, if you go to any baby site on the Web, search ‘my baby won’t sleep,’ or whatever you’re looking for in regard to sleep,...
How To Know When Your Child is Tired

How To Know When Your Child is Tired

It’s not always obvious when a child is getting tired… Here’s how to recognize “sleep signs” so you can get your child to bed BEFORE they become overtired! I recently received the following questions from Trish, who wrote: “Help! Why can’t I recognize my...
Melatonin for babies

Melatonin for babies

For overtired parents who can’t seem to get their kids on a healthy sleep schedule, the promise of a magic pill can be pretty enticing. But it seems to me that more and more doctors and parents are turning to melatonin as a Band-Aid for sleep issues with their...