Now baby’s six months and one week.
You probably find your baby to be more fun than ever! Playing can now be characterized as actually playing instead of just hanging out or walking around.
Your little one may be fascinated watching your mouth move while you converse with him or her.… Read more
Now baby’s five months and one week.
My daughter is filled with joy and excitement and seems almost proud of herself as she observes all her new abilities. She bends her fingers and hands back and forth as she watches them intently.… Read more
Teaching one’s child to drink from a straw is quite easy. If your little one is nursing or bottle-fed, they know how to suck.
Pick out your favorite straw cup.
Fill the cup with water and place the cup in front of your baby.… Read more
If you find that your newborn has confused day and night (sleeping all day and awake all night), here are some thoughts to try and reverse the cycle.
Being too warm.
Very young babies that are overdressed and too warm may fall asleep easily.… Read more
Baby’s second week of life.
I call Week 2 of a newborn baby’s life “the sweet spot.” Whether this is your first baby or third, it takes time to adjust to the “new normal.” I am not suggesting that by the second week of your baby’s existence outside the womb, your life should be regulated, but the first week is hard.… Read more
I am frequently asked by women ranging in age for early twenties to mid forties…
“What is it like being a mom? How do you know if you’re ready, if you’ll ever be ready, or if it’s the right time to become a mom?… Read more
If you’re a mom going back to work after your maternity leave, it’s hard… so hard. When I was faced with the reality of leaving my first baby to return to work, it was devastating. I almost felt like I was going to explode with torment.… Read more