Why Is My Baby Crying?!?!

Your baby’s crying and crying.  And you can’t figure out why because there are SO MANY possible explanations! Trying to figure it out is just darn perplexing when you are a new parent. And even when you think you’ve got it figured out, you see another “sign” of some other cause and you start second-guessing your […]

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PPB FAQ’S ANSWERED!

Here are our 10 most frequently asked questions, answered for you! 1. “I heard ‘Crying-It-Out’ (CIO) is dangerous for a baby.  Is this true?” This is completely false. CIO gets a very bad rap, namely by Dr. Sears and his attachment community. He built his entire parenting movement on the premise that you should never […]

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Baby Playtime Activities

As a practical parent, you’ll need to build-in a ton of baby playtime activities to your baby’s schedule.  But in the first few months, oftentimes your baby’s “awake” time is nothing more than being outside of her crib.  Even if she’s sleeping anywhere other than in her crib, it counts as playtime!  The goal is […]

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10 Ways to Give Your BABY a Retro Summer!

Looking for ways to help your baby have a retro kind of summer like you had? With a baby, it’s not like you can just make them play outside and tell them to come home when it gets dark. So here are our 10 fave ways to get the good ol’ fashioned fun started with […]

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Happy Father’s Day! 2017

It is much easier to become a father than to be one. -Kent Nerburn, Letters to My Son: Reflections on Becoming a Man   Happy Father’s Day to all our practical dads out there! XO, PPB   Creating a child takes no love or skill; being a parent requires lots of both. -Michael Josephson   Related […]

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