10 important rules when spending the holidays with a newborn

https://www.mother.ly/child/10-rules-when-spending-the-holidays-with-a-newborn The holidays are almost here. The next months will be filled with twinkling lights, delicious food and the gathering of friends and family. This is a joyous time, but it can be a stressful one, too. If someone in your life has recently become a parent, they likely have a few extra concerns on their …

SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT, SELF SOOTHING AND ‘GOOD’ BABIES: WHY WE NEED TO STOP SETTING MOTHERS UP TO FAIL

https://raisedgood.com/sleep-through-night-self-soothing-good-babies-stop-setting-mothers-to-fail/ “Is he sleeping through the night?” asks a stranger. “She’s too clingy. You really need to stop picking her up.” says a friend. “Is she a good baby?” asks a woman at the park. “He should be self-soothing by now. Consolidated sleep is critical for healthy brain development.” proclaims a sleep trainer. “You’re creating …

DEAR TODDLER, I’M SORRY ABOUT THE NEW BABY

http://www.beautythroughimperfection.com/dear-toddler-im-sorry-about-the-new-baby/ Sweet. (Click link above to read the whole post on beautythroughimperfection.com) Dear Toddler, I’m sorry about the New Baby. I’m sorry that since he’s been here, things have been totally different for you and for us. I’m sorry for those days/weeks/months where Mommy wasn’t quite herself because if you only knew what my body went through …