Preventing Insomnia in Babies

By Melissa Nathans

Insomnia is a problem that many adults face. Some people just learn to live without enough sleep and consider it a part of their normal lives. However, did you know that babies can also from insomnia or sleep deprivation? » Read more

No Sleep ‘Till Kindergarten: Helping Your Baby Get Their Zzz’s

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s midnight and your little bundle of joy is screeching bloody murder. You’ve fed him, changed him and rocked him. What could possibly be wrong? » Read more

Let Your Sleeping Baby Sleep!

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of Gentle Baby Care and The No-Cry Sleep Solution

As with the writing of this book, learning how to break the association was a gradual, thoughtful process that required self-examination. I discovered that I was responding to Coleton so quickly and intuitively that I’d put him to the breast before he even made a real noise — he would just fidget, gurgle, or “sniff” and I would put him to the breast. » Read more

Getting Baby to Sleep in the Crib

Your new baby loves to be held close, and for some reason it’s just as comforting to you. That’s why many parents get into a cozy little bedtime routine that involves rocking, nursing, offering a warm bottle, or even simply letting their little ones drift off in Mom’s or Dad’s arms. » Read more

Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby becomes overtired, and chronically sleep-deprived. » Read more

Bedtime Rituals for Babies

By Stacy DeBroff

Does uttering the phrase "bedtime" send your toddler into squeals of hysterical protest? Do you sink onto your sheets in grateful exhaustion each night, only to hear the plaintive call of "Mommy" as your child creeps through your bedroom door? » Read more

Which Diapers Are Better for the Planet?

By Dr. Alan Greene, M.D. www.drgreene.com As a father and pediatrician, I’ve changed many diapers—enough to teach me that diapers are a daily reminder that as humans we deplete resources as we consume, and we make messes with our waste. » Read more

What's the Score?

The Post-Baby Battle of the Sexes www.babyproofingyourmarriage.com » Read more

Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of Gentle Baby Care

To Grandmother’s house we go! And you’ll be in the car for five whole hours - how can you make the trip enjoyable with a baby along? Learn about it There’s no question: Marathon car trips with a baby on board take a good amount of planning and organization. But it can be done - and yes, it can even be fun! » Read more

Stop the Diaper Changing Battles

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care Babies are little bundles of energy! They don’t want to lie still to have their diapers changed. They cry, fuss, or even crawl away. A simple issue can turn into a major tug-of-war between parent and baby. » Read more