Is Bed-Sharing Safe?

Is Bed-Sharing Safe?
You may not have planned to bed-share, but you've likely found yourself in a bed-sharing or pseudo bed-sharing situation at one point or another in your life w/ baby. You probably have questions of whether it is safe or causing bad habits, or perhaps you feel guilty or ashamed about it.  Read on to learn how not only can bed-sharing be done safely, but if can often lead to more sleep for everyone.
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Self-Soothing vs. Self-Settling-What Is The Difference?

Self-Soothing vs. Self-Settling-What Is The Difference?

Do you really need to teach your baby to self-soothe in order to get more sleep?  Short answer is no!  No you do not! The sleep training world, including books you read, various sleep trainers you follow on social media, outdated research and sometimes even your pediatrician, claim that sleep training teaches the skill of self soothing to fall asleep independently, and that you must teach your baby to self-soothe if you want them to fall asleep and stay asleep during the night. Learn why this is false inside the blog, and how to support your little one to self-settle and down-regulate.

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You Cannot ‘Teach or Train’ Your Baby To Do Something Their Brain Can’t Yet Handle

You Cannot ‘Teach or Train’ Your Baby To Do Something Their Brain Can’t Yet Handle
You Cannot ‘Teach or Train’ Your Baby To Do Something Their Brain Can’t Yet Handle.....

You may have read the title of this blog and thought, okay yes, that makes sense. Good for you if you did!  But then why are you still focused (ahem... obsessed or perhaps you are confused - totally valid by the way) on teaching your baby to be independent or to self-soothe so that they can learn to sleep through the night independently.  Why?  Well that answer is easy! Read the blog to find out more...

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Important Apps That Will Help New Parents Along the Way

Important Apps That Will Help New Parents Along the Way
Becoming a new parent comes with so many things to think about, and even if you’ve read all the books and prepared as much as possible for your new little one, there can still be a hundred things you’ll have questions about down the road. That’s why it’s so important to look for help where you can find it. Technology can be both overwhelming (hello information overload) but it can also make your life a little easier.  Find out how.
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The Magical Touch of Craniosacral Therapy for Babies

The Magical Touch of Craniosacral Therapy for Babies
I truly believe that every single baby (and mama) should get at least 1-3 craniosacral therapy treatment(s) after birth.  The ideal time is within the first few days and weeks, but really it is never too late.  Bodywork, and specifically craniosacral therapy is now the one thing that I ask about and recommend to every single family I work with, whether we are addressing sleep, reflux, or even sensory processing differences.  I truly believe in the magic of craniosacral therapy, not just for babies and mamas, but for everyone.  Let’s find out why.
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3 Reasons NOT To Sleep Train

3 Reasons NOT To Sleep Train

Your baby is not sleeping as well as you would like, but you so desperately want and need more sleep.  But, you don't love the idea of 'sleep training' and all that crying...  Mama, I hear you! I see you! I was you!!! I discuss my thoughts on sleep training here and bust some of the myths you may hear about sleep regularly.

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