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...
What is “Crying In Arms”?

What is “Crying In Arms”?

You’ll notice I talk about “crying in arms” (CIA) a lot. It’s important information for all parents! But it can also have a huge impact on sleep, behaviors, and demeanor. This comes from the Aware Parenting approach, the work of Aletha Solter, Ph.D Isn’t all crying...
Interviews About Processing Birth Story

Interviews About Processing Birth Story

Resolving Birth Experience to Help Baby Sleep APPPAH’s Monday Live I was thrilled to give this talk at APPPAH’s Monday Live! We chat about the effects I see of both resolved and unresolved birth stresses on sleep and development, signals to look for, and how I...