Category Archives: Boundaries

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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Ouch! Baby bit me.

A common concern parents have with breastfeeding is biting. If you haven’t been bit, know that not all babies end up biting.  If you have been bit, the first step is often to determine if the baby is biting out … Continue reading

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Body, Boundaries and Babies

As parents, I think most of us want our children to have a healthy sense of body image, body boundaries and listening to their own intuition.  All children should feel safe and supported regarding their bodies and sense of self. … Continue reading

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My drowsy thoughts on sleep with some safety tips to daydream about.

The romantic idea of a baby in a clean white gown in a fancy cradle and the more utilitarian reality of a baby with spit up and a dirty diaper, crying to feed for the 14th time today who absolutely … Continue reading

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