Sleep and Your Newborn:Creating Good Habits From the BeginningIf you have a newborn, you are most likely as baffled by his or her sleep as you are about baby clothing sizes or how to cut those tiny f...more
You all, I have a confession to make. It may not be all that surprising once I give you the scenario. Maybe you've even done something similar at some point.I'd like to think none of you believe yourselves to be perfect or somehow far superior than others when it comes to parenting. Or anything really, for that matter. But if any of you do find yourselves being incredibly judgmental, unforgiving, and lacking grace towards others, maybe this confession will show you something. Or maybe it won't. In that case, I'm sorry you now find me to be an awful and un-perfect parent....more
It’s so exciting to watch your baby grow, to see her gain mobility and strength, to witness day-by-day the acquisition of new skills. We hold our breath, cameras poised to capture it all on film because those firsts are so wonderfully miraculous to watch....more
Being in debt is one thing. A loan you have to pay off, a favor done for you by a friend -- the path from Point A to Point B is usually pretty clear. However, being in sleep-debt doesn’t have such a clear solution, especially when there are babies or small children in the house. Terrible sleep begets terrible sleep, but the opposite is true too: Great sleep begets more great sleep. So that means, once you are sleep rich you will only get richer!