Category: mom

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~   There is something you can do to prevent your baby from developing such a strong suck-to-sleep association that it becomes an absolute necessity for sleep, and a firmly ingrained habit that is very hard to change. Yes,...

“Self-care during pregnancy is the first gift that the mother can give to her child.” —Mary Thompson, “An Ayurvedic Approach to Prenatal Care” Self-care means different things to different mamas. It can be 5 minutes out of your day or a weekend away. Having a daily or weekly self-care practice...

Anyone who has given or witnessed a birth can experience emotional trauma. Some may try to sort it out on their own or just brush it off, while others may swap stories or vent to similarly traumatized moms. However, these approaches often only provide temporary relief and healing can be...

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns ~~~ I remember the days of trying to coordinate my older children’s bedtime routines with the non-schedule of my new baby. I remember how hard bedtime was when the baby needed my attention, and the other two thought that...

We are inundated with a large amount of information on a daily basis. Information overload. During pregnancy and motherhood, it is no different. Cloth diapering, breastfeeding, formula feeding, co-sleeping, cry-it-out method, baby wearing, strollers, what to eat, what not to eat, and the list goes on and on. It’s overwhelming...

Being a mom is a hard job. This tongue-in-cheek mom job description shows just how silly the entire procreation thing is when you take a hard look at it in business terms. Enjoy! TITLE: Mother.SUMMARY: This position manages to be of the utmost importance and yet somehow also the least...

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