Perfect Timing Produces No Crying

Nailing down a consistent nap schedule is often half the battle during of a sleep training process. Naps can take 2-6 weeks to solidify and until then, there will be “good” nap days and “bad” nap days, this is all within the realm of normal. The best thing we can do to get naps on the right track is establish …

Needing Sleep: High Need vs Special Needs

When people hear the term “high need baby”, many automatically think “special needs” which can stir up a lot of emotion for parents. In reality, high need and special needs are very different and need to be addressed differently. According to pediatricians Drs. William and Martha Sears, the doctors who coined the term “high need baby”, it underscores the idea …

Making the Return to Work a Little Easier

I recently read how Johnson & Johnson and Vodafone, a large communications company, are both putting some pretty amazing policies in place to make it easier for new moms to transition back into the work place.  Vodafone is not only are they giving their employees 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, but they are also letting them work 30 hours at full …

Staying Ahead of Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time can throw anyone’s schedule off, especially a small child. Fortunately, while it might put a kink in your schedule for a few days, you can easily get back on track! Here are a few tips to make the transition to the time change much easier. Gradual Transition: Gradually shift your child’s sleeping schedule to help ease them …