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The Price of Sleep

Sleep is precious. And in my case, sleep is expensive! I cringe at the amount of money I have spent on various products that just might help my kid sleep. Keyword is might. At 2:30 in the morning, I’m willing to try anything to help a baby sleep. Any sort of gadget that may have […]

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When Your Baby Hates the Car

When Your Baby Hates the Car

So, your baby hates the car. I get it. I’ve been there, with both of my children. It’s beyond miserable for everyone involved. The baby is crying hysterically, the siblings are covering their ears trying to drown out the screams, and the parents…oh the poor, poor parents are merely trying to survive. If you are […]

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Extra Cuddles: Filling Up in the Stillness

Extra Cuddles: Filling Up in the Stillness

Toddlers are exhausting. They are sweet, funny, adventurous, quirky and surprising. But they are also constant, moving, needing, questioning… exhausting. Mommies do a lot more giving than receiving, and at the end of the day, our tanks (both physical and emotional) are often running on fumes. Well, this mommy refuels on cuddles. (And the occasional […]

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Speaking Physically to Newborns: 3 Tips for Understanding Newborn Behavior

Speaking Physically to Newborns: 3 Tips for Understanding Newborn Behavior

Newborns are like fetuses outside the body. You have to change diapers, feed every 2-3 hours sleep deprived with no rewards… and then there’s a smile. And you wonder if it’s just gas. Remember the British lady on Oprah who studies babies’ cries and taught new moms to listen to five basic sounds all newborns […]

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There is Life After the First Year!

Tiny, newborn babies. What could be more adorable? More romanticized? More instagrammed? “Don’t grow up!” we say to our babies. “Always stay a baby!” we write as a caption to their pictures. Indeed, babies are wonderful. What could be better than a tiny babe curled on your chest, or a sweet, sleeping swaddled bundle? And […]

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