How Listening Sorted Out What Really Bothered My Pre-schooler

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The past couple of weeks, my 4yo has started practicing for her concert performance daily at school. At first, she seemed very excited about it and would come home and show me the steps. So cute. About a week ago, I heard remarks from her like “I’m not good enough”, “I don’t know a lot of things”, “I practiced so …

3 Ways to Get Your Late-Night Baby to Go to Sleep Earlier

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Most parents want their baby to sleep early to ensure that they get as much rest as they need. However, many parents struggle with the fact that – for various reasons – their baby either refuses to sleep or takes a very long time to get to dreamland. There are several things that you want to take into consideration to …

How To Tell If My Baby Is Crying Out Of Hunger Or Something Else?

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So many of us mothers, including myself, have this fear of starving our baby. If a baby is crying non-stop, the first thought that comes to mind would most probably be “maybe she didn’t have enough earlier” or “she’s probably needing more milk now” especially when we are breastfeeding. This makes first time breastfeeding moms feel like their milk supply …