They say the one thing all new parents have in common is feeling exhausted. All. The. Time. I know I was! So it makes sense that parents have lots of questions about how to help their babies sleep better.
Crazy school day mornings? These can be one of the hardest parts of being a parent. Recently, there was some talk on Twitter about this issue. One mom mentioned she was tired of reading articles, posts, and tweets about how if a parent (usually a mom) was just a bit more organized then their mornings would go more smoothly! As if somehow moms just aren’t doing this 24/7 job as well as we could. READ MORE
Your baby was sleeping fine for weeks and then suddenly they’re up multiple times each night. What happened? A friend may tell you, “They’re having a sleep regression!”
This concept is popular, but research hasn’t supported the idea that your baby’s sleep may revert to an earlier stage of waking up more often READ MORE
One of the most common questions any pediatrician gets is: “How can I help my baby sleep better?” The answer is so complex and specific to the baby, parents, family, and culture that I hesitate to even write about baby sleep! It just isn’t a one-size-fits-all thing.
I was raised by a single mother in New York City until I was about 13. During those early days, she worked and went to graduate school. I went to school and took the city bus home to a small apartment.
It was a good life – with some challenges. As a parent now, I can see my mother would have protected me from these challenges if she could have. READ MORE