Bed-sharing is a wonderful option for many families. It can help with bonding, breastfeeding, and better sleep. It’s a personal decision for each family. Bed-sharing fans mention these lovely benefits. (Always make sure you do it safely.)Read More
Everyone talks about ways of establishing better sleep habits for your children, but oftentimes as parents we neglect our own sleep. As you learn important things about children’s sleep, hopefully you come to realize that better sleep can benefit you as well.
After working so diligently and patiently on your child’s sleep problems, you may want to take some time to improve your own sleep as well.Read More
There isn’t a scientific definition of a “picky eater,” but most parents are familiar with certain behaviors surrounding their child and food. The good (and the bad) news is that picky eaters are very, very common. There are many healthy kids who still fall into the category of being a picky eater. In this post, I’ll cover some common traits of a typical picky eater as well as a few things that may signal there are other concerns that need to be addressed.Read More
The first six years of a child’s life are filled with changes. They learn, they grow, and they adapt to the world around them. This ever-changing development often has an impact on napping patterns, which means that their nap needs will vary throughout the early years. It can be difficult to keep up with an appropriate nap schedule, and both you and your child could end up very frustrated!Read More
There are a wide variety of parenting styles, child personalities, and family situations; however, I have compiled 10 things that I truly believe will lead to a happier child. And we all know that happier children make for happier parents!
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If you don’t need an alarm clock because your child is an early bird, read on for tips and reclaim some morning shut-eye!
Some children are natural early birds, but only 10% to 15% actually have a biological tendency to be early risers. Many children wake up early because of reasons other than their biological alarm, and these can be changed. How do you know where your child fits on this scale? There are specific things to look for.Read More
Children are built to test our patience on a regular basis, but it is our responsibility as their parents to keep our cool and avoid turning into an angry parent. No one is perfect, and we all have our moments, but these strategies will help you maintain your parenting composure more often than not.Read More