Never Wake a Sleeping Baby....and Other Sleep Myths

After your baby arrives, it seems that everyone has good intentioned advice for you, whether you have asked for it or not (I’m looking at you stranger at the grocery store). And while some advice are little nuggets of mom gold, it can be difficult to sift through all the information to find what’s best for your family. As a Certified Child Sleep Expert, my goal is to help guide families through what is fact versus what is a baby misconception. So go pour yourself another cu

Benefits of the Pacifier

Oh the pacifier! Some babies are obsessed with them and will want to pack one for college, while others never seem to care for them (it’s a toss-up really). We all know that they are a great tool to include in your parent arsenal for those baby meltdown days, but did you also know that introducing a pacifier to your baby has some other great advantages? Here are some wonderful ways a pacifier can help your baby: Satisfies the Sucking Reflex Your baby is equipped with 7 natura

Helping Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

Congratulations, you’ve made it through the unpredictable sleep of a newborn! Now what? If your baby is over 4 months old and is still sleeping for short durations at a time you may be thinking, “When does it get better?!” Not getting enough sleep is hard and it can wreak havoc on your body and your mental health (hey there’s a reason sleep deprivation is used as a torture technique!). While your baby’s sleep can jump around a lot within their first year pushing you to the b