Infant Sleep – Not As Scary As It Seems

Infant sleep is often considered a four-letter word. No parent going through it really wants to talk about how much their baby is sleeping, because the answer is usually, “NOT ENOUGH!” Short naps, not falling asleep when they’re tired, waking constantly at night – there just aren’t enough hours in the day for parents to…… Continue reading Infant Sleep – Not As Scary As It Seems

Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

That’s right, I’m going there. Sleeping arrangements can vary from house to house, family to family, and even child to child. They certainly did around here. But please understand that I am not promoting or condemning any one idea or circumstance so long as safe sleeping habits are practiced with your children. Let me start…… Continue reading Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

Sleeping Like a Baby

It baffles me when I get on social media and see all the suggestions for how to get a newborn sleeping through the night. I don’t know where these people get the idea that this is o.k. or even recommended but it blows my mind just how often it comes up. And asking new parents…… Continue reading Sleeping Like a Baby

Fighting Pregnancy Insomnia

It honestly wasn’t until this pregnancy, and this (third) trimester, before I actually experienced pregnancy insomnia. Sure, I still have to get up several times a night to use the toilet, but other than that I’ve been able to sleep fairly well overall. But these last few weeks have been a real struggle. The biggest…… Continue reading Fighting Pregnancy Insomnia

How the Breastfeeding Relationship Changes Over Time

Every breastfeeding relationship is different. Moms have different desires, babies have different needs, there are different circumstances to work around. This is just how my relationship with Sweet Girl has gone, and the basic outline it seems to take, at least from my perpective.

Having a Friend with Natural Remedies

Starting my own journey into the world of natural remedies has been eye-opening. Herbs, flowers, essential oils, and foods can address so many issues it seems silly that so much money is spent on pharmaceuticals. For example, garlic is great to use as an immune support, both as a preventative or an aid your immune…… Continue reading Having a Friend with Natural Remedies

Keep on Breastfeeding

Let me start this post by saying that I understand that what works for one family doesn’t work for another. I believe that breastfeeding is the best option for all babies, but also know that it is not always possible or what’s best for mom.  We have been breastfeeding for almost 15 months now. And…… Continue reading Keep on Breastfeeding

Roly Poly is Moving – to a Floor Bed

Keep up to date on how Roly Poly is doing with her “new” floor bed.

She Is Her Mother’s Daughter

Taking a step back to remember your own childhood can give you insight into the needs of your children and help you be a better parent.

Babies and Sleep

Babies know what they need and when they need it. Particularly when it comes to sleep.