Category Archives: Attachment Parenting

Life With a Newborn

I am often asked to give a few links to new parents or parents-to-be. New parents are often too tired to sort through a full book though I do suggest that you just try to take it page by page … Continue reading

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Take Baby Steps

Dear New Mama, I just hung up the phone with you.  I want to make sure you heard what I said and take it in your heart. You are doing a great job!  You are not a bad mom because … Continue reading

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Dear New Mama and Papa

Dear New Mama and Papa, Congratulations on your dear new little one!  I am so excited for you. There are always so many wonderful things about cuddling a newborn – getting to know your new little person, baby smells, baby … Continue reading

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Night Limits, Nighttime Breastfeeding or Night-Weaning

Sleeping through the night is one of those things like walking or first teeth… it happens at different times for each child and there is really nothing we can do about it.  It also seems to happen in a fashion … Continue reading

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Growing Family – Sibling Perspectives

Congratulations on your pregnancy or soon to be adopted baby! I have several friends moving from one to two children or two to three more children. I have been trying to think about what advice helped me and what didn’t … Continue reading

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YOU and your baby are the experts on sleep.

Not getting any sleep?  Don’t buy into the sleep “expert” trap!  You and your baby are the real experts. I googled “baby sleep books” and this is what I found… The Baby Sleep Book by William and Martha Sears, No … Continue reading

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