Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom.

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Parenting tips from the Babywise Mom. 

Book Suggestion: The Wonder Weeks

  For the last two years, I have often heard parents talk enthusiastically about the book The Wonder Weeks. Eight predictable, age-linked leaps in your baby’s mental development characterized by the… View Post

Book Review: The Nursing Mother’s Companion

During my pregnancy with McKenna, my insurance company sent me The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins. I didn’t really think it would come in handy for me to be… View Post

Postpartum Emotions: the Emotional Roller Coaster Ride

Postpartum Emotions: the Emotional Roller Coaster Ride. The truth about emotions postpartum and how to recognize postpartum depression. I am not an emotional person. Other than the postpartum time in… View Post

Book Review: Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours book review. Is this book worth the read? Is it a helpful parenting tool? Read all about it.   I just finished reading Making… View Post

Remember to Teach Your Child Independence

Reasons why you want to teach your child to be independent and allow your child to grow up into a healthy, independent adult.    When Brayden was a day or… View Post

When Baby Doesn’t Go by the Book

How to react when baby doesn’t go by the book. What you should do and what you should not do to help baby get on track.  “…I don’t want my… View Post

Common Parenting Mistakes that Cause Sleep Problems

Common mistakes parents make that cause issues with their kids. Check this post to see if you are doing something that is causing sleep or behavior issues. When you are… View Post