Nighttime Parenting
    July 29, 2011
    Nighttime Parenting

    And no matter how hard it is, remember… Tip 6. This Too Shall Pass (more…)…

    White Noise and Sleep
    July 28, 2011
    White Noise and Sleep

    While some of the tips I’m suggesting require mom and dad to make sacrifices – Like Watching Baby’s Diet – I’m convinced that any effort you make to keep your baby and toddler healthy and ha…

    Foods that Promote Good Sleep
    July 27, 2011
    Foods that Promote Good Sleep

    A calming Bedtime Routine and Lots of Fresh Air and Exercise are important for establishing gentle sleep patterns. Here’s another tip: Tip 3. Watch your Baby’s Diet (more…)…

    Exercise and Child Sleep
    July 26, 2011
    Exercise and Child Sleep

    Yesterday I introduced the concept of gentle methods for getting babies and toddlers to sleep without letting them cry it out. Over the next few days I’ll give additional tips. (more…)…

    Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips
    July 25, 2011
    Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips

    Many parents struggle with getting their toddlers to sleep. It not only impacts the toddler, but mom, dad, and other siblings. I do not consider my children’s sleep to be a problem. That doesn’t m…

    Learning Begins At Birth
    June 3, 2011
    Learning Begins At Birth

    If you have ever visited a parenting message board, you’ll be familiar with these questions: (more…)…

    Abrupt
    June 2, 2011
    Abrupt

    Sometimes life catches us off guard. We feel like a deer in the headlights. Sometimes things change so quickly that we are left shocked and confused. Have you ever felt that way? (more…)…

    Parenting With Your Partner
    June 1, 2011
    Parenting With Your Partner

    My partner and I have been practicing our own brand of equally shared parenting since we became parents. We don’t feel like it is important to split everything down the middle. However, we do think …

    Setting Ourselves Up For Disappointment?
    May 31, 2011
    Setting Ourselves Up For Disappointment?

    Last week I attended a conference on Motherhood, Activism, Advocacy and Agency in Toronto, Canada. One of the recurring themes was the image of the “good mother” and the consequences when regular …

    Why Is It Always About The Mother?
    May 30, 2011
    Why Is It Always About The Mother?

    Once upon a time Madison Avenue created the image of a perfect housewife.  She was white, pretty and well-groomed, a doting and loving stay-at-home mom, a good housekeeper and cook, and an obedient w…