The Dreaded (Excessive) Night Feedings

The Dreaded (Excessive) Night Feedings

This is by far, the number one killer of parental sanity during the first year! So many of my clients, in fact, I think almost every one, have this in common- baby is waking up beyond the realm of ‘normal’ for nightly feedings. And that simply is not sustainable for...
December Dreamers

December Dreamers

Last month, I mentioned how excited I was for November, particularly Thanksgiving, as it would be our family’s first US Thanksgiving. All I can say, is that I am completely convinced that no one does this wonderful holiday as good as American’s! Deep Fried...
Swaddle Woes

Swaddle Woes

I am often asked, “Is a swaddle a prop? Is it useful? Where do you stand on swaddling?” Swaddling a newborn can be an excellent tool as it mimics the feeling of confinement that was experienced in the womb. Therefore, it can be incredibly comforting to a lot of...
Dealing with Daylight Savings

Dealing with Daylight Savings

Ugh, have I mentioned how much I HATE daylight savings? I still don’t understand why we have this archaic system that serves such little purpose in a post candlelight era! If I’m missing something, please feel free to reach out and tell me! But the reality...
Take Back the Night!

Take Back the Night!

I’m so excited that November is here! I mean, October was fantastic in many ways (like super cute kids in their super cute Halloween costumes), but I think I am most excited to be celebrating our first American Thanksgiving dinner this month. I mean, this...
Napping at Daycare

Napping at Daycare

Many of my clients are in a situation where they have to go back to work after a few short months of giving birth which just downright sucks for many parents! And then on top of that needing to find a daycare that meets all the needs of the family and a child can feel...