Don’t Wait on Baby Movement Concerns!

Don’t Wait on Baby Movement Concerns!

Every mama who has ever come to me with a gut feeling, hunch, curiosity, or even a hint of wondering about her baby’s movements or motor milestones has been right. Moms are often silenced, perhaps by pediatricians, family members, or your own doubts: “you’re worrying...
How to Handle Toddler Behaviors – the Basics

How to Handle Toddler Behaviors – the Basics

This post is a continuation of these 2 posts, check them out too! This perspective comes from Aware Parenting. Why Teaching Your Toddler to Behave Isn’t Working The Problem With Traditional Approaches to Toddler Behaviors Now–how to handle those toddler...
The Problem with Traditional Approaches to Toddler Behaviors

The Problem with Traditional Approaches to Toddler Behaviors

Toddler whining, tantrums, hitting, biting, not listening, not complying, bossiness, demanding, and even sleep difficulties…  I’ll discuss here how to handle toddler behaviors in general; but it’s also essential that you understand the why. It’s the key that may...
Is Crying the Problem or the Solution?

Is Crying the Problem or the Solution?

One evening I was working with a family whose baby wasn’t sleeping well. Dad declared, “It’s like crying is actually a solution!” Like many families, they had tried several things—bouncing, shushing, nursing to sleep, etc. Really, baby had needed to let off some steam...
Resolving Birth Experience to Help Baby Sleep

Resolving Birth Experience to Help Baby Sleep

I find that many babies who aren’t sleeping well are still trying to process their birth experience. A baby’s quest for resolution and his/her ability to relax can be very interconnected! Sleep is a state—so we need to look at what’s “on their mind” and...