Daylights Savings Time and the Dreaded Fall Back: Where Most People Gain an Hour of Sleep….. But Not Parents!

Daylights Savings Time and the Dreaded Fall Back: Where Most People Gain an Hour of Sleep….. But Not Parents!

As a parent of young children, your mornings are already early enough!  The lazy mornings of snuggling in bed and reading a good book are long gone.  Long since replaced by coffee and the park, or some Caillou.  Added to your early morning suffering… daylights savings time and fall back. The promised extra hour of sleep is totally lost on …

The 3 Reasons Why Your Baby Won’t Sleep Through The Night

The 3 Reasons Why Your Baby Won’t Sleep Through The Night

There are 3 reasons your baby won’t sleep through the night, and 2 of them you can influence. First let’s define what sleeping through the night means.  In my world, it means 11-12 hours of uninterrupted sleep. You can read more about sleeping through the night definitions and how many times breast fed babies need to eat overnight in my …

How do I get my baby to sleep? Sleep training techniques defined.

Sleep Training Techniques Defined

It is a topic that could turn a friendly baby playdate into a heated discussion.  It’s not circumcision, it’s not vaccine debates…. it is sleep training.  You’ve been on the internet doing some research, maybe you’ve read my blog about the 4 Month Sleep Regression and realize why your baby is waking up so much at night or isn’t a good napper. …

How I Failed At Attachment Parenting

How I Failed At Attachment Parenting

I liked to think of myself as a bit of a granola only with better shoes.  As a Doctor of Chiropractic, natural parenting was aligned with my beliefs.  I planned on hypnobirthing.  I had a midwife and a doula.  Dr. Sears was no stranger to my bedside table and I felt connected to the midwife Ina May. That was all …