Sleeping Arrangements to Maximize Family Sleep

I must begin by telling you I have not really slept for 6 years. If your kids sleep through the night, you might think this entire post is insane.

When I was pregnant with my first and we visited some friends with 3 kids, the eldest of whom was then 8, the mom in . . . → Read More: Sleeping Arrangements to Maximize Family Sleep

Tired Days

Last night, my baby was up every hour, on the hour. He became inconsolable (wouldn’t even nurse!) at 3:30 and pretty much cried until he woke up his older brother. So then I had 2 kids awake for the day and I was operating on a few wee naps.

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Tantrums, Fussing, and Whinning…Oh My!

If you ask parents to list the most frustrating discipline problems during early childhood, you would find that these three items appear on every list. All children master their own version of these behaviors – every parent has to deal with them! Controlling their emotions Most often these behaviors are caused by a child’s . . . → Read More: Tantrums, Fussing, and Whinning…Oh My!