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So your baby has a tongue tie. The significance of tongue tie on sleep is two-fold. First, the baby has limited tongue mobility due to tightness in the frenulum, so instead of being able to breastfeed for long sessions, the eat in shorter bursts. Therefore, they are hungry more often. The baby may want to […]Continue reading
Does your little one experience fears at bedtime or wake with nightmares? Try these approaches to resolve those night-time scares. Before we get into techniques to resolution approaches, let us delve into an understanding of why these approaches work and why I suggest them. Fear, anxiety, and depression are fueled by one part of the […]Continue reading
The other day I decided to cut up some carrots and celery for a side as part of our dinner. My eldest was sharing with her little brother about how much she enjoyed her celery. This excitement over the celery caused my youngest to give it a try. He took one bite (just to try […]Continue reading
Fussy, groggy, can’t stop crying…sound familiar? Here are some tried and true tips that could help your child never wake up fussy again! 1. Open the blinds and go outside. Darkness triggers your brain that it is time to sleep. Light does the opposite. Light tells your brain that its time to be awake. 2. […]Continue reading
Sometimes I need to be reminded how capable kids really are. Facilitating healthy growth in our children can be one of the most challenging, yet most important tasks in parenting. However, facilitating healthy growth isn’t always the most natural and comfortable thing to do. Let me share a story to further explain my statements… Recently […]Continue reading