By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ If your baby is having excessively long naps, then shorting herself on night sleep, start having your baby take her daytime naps in a room where she can hear the noises of the day, perhaps in a bassinet or cradle located in the main area of your home. Don’t tiptoe around the house during … [Read more...] about Locate naps in the middle of family life
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ You might love your newborn with every cell in your being, but when you first meet you don’t know anything about this brand new person, and your baby doesn’t know you. During the first few weeks is about meeting each other and learning how to connect and communicate. How do you learn to … [Read more...] about Your baby’s unique brand of communication
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ Every baby is unique, and just like adults, they all sleep differently from one another. There are so many different factors that affect how a baby sleeps, it’s almost impossible to compare one to another – and I encourage you not to even try. Many times a family finds a rhythm that works for them. … [Read more...] about What does “amazing” sleep look like?
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ A baby’s first tantrum can take you by surprise. Your baby can really shock you by shrieking, stamping, hitting, or making his whole body go stiff. But don’t take it personally! You haven’t “caused” this. Baby tantrums aren’t about anything you’ve done wrong, and they aren’t really about temper, … [Read more...] about Your Baby’s First . . . Tantrum
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ Babies love to be carried – but parent arms get tired. A baby carrier can be invaluable during the first two years of your baby’s life. There are many types and styles to choose from, so take your time picking the right match for your family. Slings and soft carriers These … [Read more...] about How to choose a baby carrier