How to help your kid sleep on vacation: 3 travel sleep tips from a sleep coach

It’s summer now, and this is a time when a lot of families are traveling – seeing relatives, going to weddings, lots of things which mean you're sleeping in a different space. I asked a sleep coach what tips she had for families who are asking babies to sleep in a place that’s not their… Continue reading How to help your kid sleep on vacation: 3 travel sleep tips from a sleep coach

Parents, you’re not alone in the quest for sleep: an interview with a sleep coach

Today, I'm excited to share with you an interview I got to do of Kathleen Heath, one of my fabulous Buy Nothing neighbors – and a local sleep coach! We talked about sleep and how she supports families in achieving their sleep goals. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. How… Continue reading Parents, you’re not alone in the quest for sleep: an interview with a sleep coach

What does it mean to “sleep like a baby”?

Have you ever wondered, "Who on earth came up with the phrase 'sleep like a baby?'" In this post, I explore the origin of this phrase, indulging my alternate universe self as an etymologist and also outlining some reasonable expectations of how babies sleep.

How annoying it was to write “Lactate Like a Champion Today”

Last week, I published a post on where you can nurse or pump in private on game day at the University of Notre Dame. Along with that post comes a story.

Lactate Like a Champion Today: where to nurse or pump at Notre Dame on football Saturdays

If you're heading to Notre Dame's campus for tailgating and/or watching the game, here are a few spots devoted to lactation that you might want to know about before you go.

10 feeding affirmations to send your friends and loved ones

It's World Breastfeeding Month, so (like always) it's great time to cheer on your friends or loved ones who are breastfeeding or doing any other amazing and arduous tasks to make sure that children are fed! So, to make encouraging them easier for you, I've created some feeding affirmation cards.