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
Babies third week of life.
Your baby will likely be able to stay up for 1.5 to 2 hours between nap times. She will probably be far more alert than the previous two weeks (and the trend will continue). She may even find her fingers or fist to suck on… if not now, soon.… 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
A requirement of any spring-time craft… your art must involve the outdoors.
So grab your little ones, a plate and some glue — explore nature!. Whether on a trail or in your backyard let your son or daughter pick leaves, flowers, petals, rocks, anything they desire and glue the items onto a plate.… Read more
The peace many parents are missing in life is the gift of time… the sanctuary of calm and quiet that only the wee hours of the morning can bring. To capture this reinvigorating term, all one has to do is make a simple commitment in rising early.… Read more
I am a mom of three (5 years, 3 years and a newborn). I have all my kids at home (no childcare), a full time job, and I homeschool. I don’t have family help, a nanny or housekeeper, and more and more I’m having to find creative ways to spend individualized alone time with each member of my family.… Read more