The Most Common Newborn Sleep Myths


New parents receive a lot of things. Of course, the most important is their new bundle of joy! But there are also the cards. The congratulations. The cute baby clothes. The nursery furniture. The list goes on and on…But new parents also receive something that they might never have imagined (or wanted)... unsolicited parenting...

Babies…They’re Just Like Us


…well kind of. Definitely cuter!People tend to think of wee ones as completely separate types of beings with totally unique and different needs. But if we start thinking of them as similar to us when it comes to sleep habits, it will all make so much more sense!They Wake UpWhen babies reach about four...

Build Your Body’s Best Defense


Tired. Coughing. And sneezing. With a nose that won’t stop running. “Again?!” you exclaim, befuddled as to how your teetering tot has managed to pick up yet another illness that will inevitably spread throughout the entire family like wildfire (likely starting with you!).As you brace yourself for the tears, trials and tribulations, you think,...

6 benefits of reading at bedtime


Parents are constantly told “read to your child at bedtime.” But, more than just making it a habit or doing it because we’re “supposed to,” it’s important to understand the crucial benefits that reading at bedtime provides to both your child’s healthy sleep, and his whole life:Reading is part of a consistent, proper bedtime...

4 Sleep Clichés To Avoid


As a writer, you are taught early on to avoid clichés – phrases that are overused, unoriginal, and lacking in real expression; phrases that will see your audience’s eyes glazing over at first read. But, when it comes to sleep, there are even better reasons to steer clear of clichés. Generic or overused statements...