A break from all the seriousness for a little laugh. My parter made this one night after putting our toddler to sleep. I think it’s hilarious. Can anyone relate?
Dear Parents, Often reading about parenting can automatically turn on our defensiveness radar. Please know that regardless of your parenting choices – past, present, or future – I am not judging or condemning you. My voice on this topic of sleep and sleep training is not meant to shame you. I fully acknowledge that we […]
This is the kind of thing my partner and I concoct during middle-of-the-night encounters with a one month old: I’m illin’ for the nursies don’t try to withhold ’em if that’s the card in your hand then you better fold ’em tantrums, I throw ‘dem when you wipe my scrotum with your scratchy paper towel […]
So, now that we’ve established the detriments of C.I.O., what to do about the night waking? It can become exhausting. Here are some suggestions for coping with nighttime parenting: Get enough daytime rest. Especially in the early weeks. In the 6 weeks postpartum, it is important for mom to take her cues from baby and […]
When I was pregnant with my first baby I got a lot of unsound advice. One of those pieces of advice was that I needed to get my baby on a “schedule” as soon as possible – eating and sleeping in predictable regiments – and get him to sleep through the night, so that I could “get […]