Category Archives: Nighttime

Low Milk Supply? A Tale of Two Mothers  

Once upon a time, there were two pregnant friends. The friends were so excited about having children together. I will call one friend FA as in Friend A one FB as in Friend B. J Of course, I am rooting … 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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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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Books to Cuddle With

Do you read to your little one or ones at night?  Ever since A was about 4 months old (though really when she was in my tummy), we “read” to her.  Some of these became favorites that then were read … Continue reading

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