A Healthy Little Note
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Five things to help you and your little one including how to deal with labeling, why unparenting is uncool, tips for moms with multiple kids, and more!
Find out more about the danger of labeling our kids as being ”naughty” with a story I share about how my little girl and I dealt with one of these moments while I simultaneously almost lost my cool with a perfect stranger.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to handle the holidays, table manners tips, how to deal with mom guilt, and more!
Find out more about trying to make best laid plans when traveling with your little one. From sleeping quarters to napping you’ll feel more prepped and ready to go.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to deal with punishment and rewards, a safety guide to car seats, a common phrase to avoid using, and more!
Find out more about other ways to get your kids to listen including how to catch them doing “right”, how to see see the best in them even when you feel they’re being disrespectful, and how to set consequences that really work.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to deal with short naps, when NOT to play with your kids, and a moving story about the postpartum experience.
Find out more about why your little one might be struggling with short naps and what you can do about it.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to handle the end of daylight savings time, the truth about vaccines, and how to deal with bullying!
Find out how to help your little one through daylight savings and help you avoid that super early hour because they wake up at 5:00am instead of 6:00am!
Five things to help you and your little one including how to balance nighttime sleeping and feeding, the one word not to use when giving your kiddo instructions, and how to handle playground slides!
Find out what to do when your little still has a night feed, what time on the clock this feeding should take place, and ways to help get rid of the night feed when all are ready.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to read sleep cues, maximize parent time, and help an anxious child!
Find out how to read your little one’s sleep cues and how you can help keep the fussing go to full blown escalated crying.
Five things to help you and your little one including tips to get back on a sleep schedule after a vacation, phrases to help with self-control, and a great all-in-one swaddle!
Find out how those summer vacations (or just more lax summer days) can get your little one’s sleep off and find out ways to help them get back on track. Plus, find out how long it actually might take to get back to some normalcy!
Five things to help you and your little one including everything you need to know about melatonin, what parents of successful kids have in common, and how to set your kiddo up for homework success!
Find out more about melatonin production… what it is, how we produce it, and how you can help increase it’s production. Hint: it’s not just about the turkey.
Five things to help you and your little one including tips for how to wind down your kids, foster their independence, and avoid going to bed angry!
Find out more on how to wind down with your little one when she is running around like a bandit right before bedtime. From setting up the scene, to the talk, to actually getting it done, I’ve got ya covered. Remember… have patience. Change does not happen overnight.
Five things to help you and your little one including tips for dealing with early wake ups, story time, and bath time!
Find out what you can do if you have an early riser. Sometimes it’s related to the environment and sometimes it’s how your little one has learned to sleep. Either way, I break down how things can keep your kiddo from getting the kind of sleep they (and you!) need.
Five things to help you and your little one including tips for handling screen time, summertime books, and hilarious baby gifts!
Find out more about screen time and balance within your family. Sometimes it’s hard to manage with the on-going requests for your phone or iPad. But have no fear, Anya Kamenetz, an NPR education blogger and researcher helps put things in perspective for us!
Five things to help you and your little one including newborn sleep tips, how to be a more mindful parent, and one of my favorite podcast episodes!
Find out answers to questions I received about newborns this week. From swaddling, to sleeping, to feeding, oh my! The most important thing to remember about any baby tip is it has to work for your family.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to handle sleep deprivation, avoid overparenting, and find the softest blankets ever!
Find out about sleep deprivation, baby blues, and some very important resources to have on hand when you are planning to have or already have a baby.
Five things to help you and your little one including how to deal with crying, conquer the Common Core, and boost your little one’s self esteem!
Find out all about colic and what you might be able to do about it. Yep… there are actual things that may improve the amount of crying you experience.