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 […]

Are you suddenly asking yourself what in the world happened to your “practically perfect baby?” If out of the blue your baby turns grumpy, demanding, unusually hungry, and starts waking at night when she has been sleeping through…she might be experiencing a growth spurt. Here’s what you need to know about growth spurts so you […]

Your baby will undoubtedly become overstimulated at some point in her first year.  It will happen when your baby has had a sensory-overload — and the younger the baby, the easier it is to overstimulate her. Babies have never experienced most of the things happening around them and their senses are all receiving new information […]

In European folklore, the “witching hour” refers to a time when supernatural creatures such as witches, demons, and ghosts are thought to be at their most powerful, and black magic at its most effective. In modern times, the “witching hour” refers to an evening crankiness in babies that suddenly sets in and might make you […]