Category Archives: Parenting Tips

7 Ideas for Raising Close Siblings

For some families, sibling relationships can be rough. Older children resist the inclusion of new additions to the family because they feel like their place has been reduced. Obviously this isn’t the case, but it sure can feel that way … Continue reading

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7 Essential Items to Calm a Fussy Infant

Everyone knows that babies tend to cry a lot. Usually they cry because they’re hungry, tired, need a diaper change, etc. Normally taking care of the need makes the crying stop, but sometimes you just can’t figure out what the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Positive Parenting & 4 Ways How

Few parents understand how ineffective harsh discipline can be. True, it’s important to set limits, stick to them, and even punish, but encouragement of good behavior is far more effective. Positive parenting is a parenting style that involves raising a … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Teach Your Children to Give Back During the Holidays

The holidays are a good time to talk to your children about being thankful for their health, family, friends, and all the other good things they have in life. It’s also a good time to teach kids about giving back … Continue reading

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Going to Bed is NOT a Punishment

I am a licensed psychologist and a certified child and family sleep coach dedicated to helping families get their sleep back on track. After working through sleep issues with my own child, I discovered there is a science (and art) … Continue reading

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5 Baby Sleep Safety Tips: September is Safety Month

September is Baby Safety Month so it is a good time for parents to focus on making sure they are doing all they can to keep their babies safe and protected. Knowing that baby is safe and sound will give … Continue reading

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10 Baby Safety Tips All New Parents Should Know About

September is Baby Safety Month and parents are being encouraged to educate themselves on how to protect their little ones. It is so important for parents to take every precautionary measure to ensure the safety of their children. With this … Continue reading

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15 Tips: Prepping for Back to School – for Both Parent and Child

It’s that time of year again, the end of summer. The end of summer break means no more late nights, sleeping late in the morning or playing outside till dark. This is the time of year when kids and parents … Continue reading

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What Parents Should Know About The Fourth Trimester

In order to accommodate the shift that allows human women to walk upright, their bodies have undergone a gradual evolutionary change that leaves their pelvises roughly 30% smaller than those of their homo erectusancestors. The size of infants brains and the … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Help Maintain Naps in the Summer — Healthy Child Sleep All Year Round

Summertime is exciting. We get to go on adventures, barbecue, swim, and eat popsicles. It’s easy to get off schedule in the summer and while that is part of what makes it such an exciting season, it can also lead … Continue reading

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