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
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
There's a massive formula shortage facing the United States and several other countries right now. You can help families feed their babies. Here are six ideas for how.
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.
"Not sure if this is something you're willing to talk about, but what's it like having a nursling while being a doula?"
Oh, I'm willing to talk about it! Curious? Read on!
As a follow up to my former blog posts: remember that one lactation room was so hard to find? SOMEONE FOUND IT!
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.
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.
Here's my favorite hack for teaching babies how to drink out of cups: SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS (of water, to be very very clear).
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.