Baby's First Year · Parenting · Pregnancy

Great gifts for babies and toddlers

My favorite gift for a baby or toddler is a book.  Even though my kids are teens now, I still have some of their favorite books from those early days.  Those books have been enjoyed so many times they feel like part of the family! But don’t take my word for it, see for yourself!!… Continue reading Great gifts for babies and toddlers

Baby's First Year · Parenting

Is there a “Perfect” bedtime routine for babies?

There is no perfect bedtime routine.  The truth is our little bundles of joy were designed to get up and nourish those little developing brains.  Night waking is normal and actually very healthy for newborns!  Just this week, a client of the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children program asked me why they can’t get their child… Continue reading Is there a “Perfect” bedtime routine for babies?

Baby's First Year · Parenting

6 ways to keep your relationship strong after having a baby

‘Baby’s arrived and now we argue more than ever, I don’t feel very romantic!’  One complaint that I hear is that the relationship has changed now that baby is on board – “we’re more like great roommates than romantic partners”. Life has been transformed.  Once, there was lots of couple time and much needed “me”… Continue reading 6 ways to keep your relationship strong after having a baby