What NOT to Place in Your Baby’s Crib — the Whole 1st Year!

Because more than one study has shown a connection between certain objects placed in your baby’s crib and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), we believe that you should completely avoid them for the whole first year of your baby’s life. This means — no blankets, no pillows, no stuffed animals, and no regular bumper!   After […]

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Confident, Independent, Strong Babies!

Even though it admittedly feels like a little piece of heaven on earth that your baby needs you in so many ways, ultimately you want to raise your baby to be confident, independent, strong — and able to depend on himself some too. The surest way to achieve this is to allow for it by […]

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Reading the Baby Signs

Babies don’t always cry when there’s something up.  Learn how to read the other signs your baby will exhibit so you can help him out: 1) Synchronized Leg Kicking = Gas In other words, he will pull his legs in together and then kick them out together.  When it’s uncoordinated leg kicking, it’s not gas; […]

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Navigating Baby Naps

Having a hard time navigating the world of naps? When your baby has a hard time falling to sleep for his naps or is starting to wake up early from them, try these quick fixes to help steer him to “SleepyVille!” #1: Wait 15 minutes before you go in to the nursery. This is your […]

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The 5 Things Never to Say to a Practical Parent

Here at PPB, we’re thrilled to have heard from so many of you about how well our schedules are going and we couldn’t be more excited that you’ve joined our “practical parenting” movement! We’ve also gotten a taste of the things you’re totally sick of hearing from those parents around you that are parenting differently. We totally […]

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