Category: Colic

A Possible Treatment Or Cure For Colic?

A Possible Treatment Or Cure For Colic?

12:45 pm |

Could we be getting closer to a treatment or cure for colic? I was interviewed recently for a Huffington Post article, Science Has Maybe Found a Way to Help Colicky Babies (Please, Fingers Crossed). The article reviewed a brand new study in the journal, Pediatrics, that looked at Lactobacillus Reuteri (aka probiotics) as a possible […]

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Why I Now Recommend the Graco DreamGlider Swing & Sleeper

Why I Now Recommend the Graco DreamGlider Swing & Sleeper

4:09 pm |

  If you’ve been around this site for a while, you’ll probably know that the #1 swing I have always recommended is the Fisher Price Cradle ‘n Swing. When Sammy was small enough to use a swing (10.5 years ago!), we bought a second hand Fisher Price Aquarium cradle swing for him to sleep in. […]

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Our Review of the Sleepy Stroll

Our Review of the Sleepy Stroll

12:59 pm |

Please note: While we were compensated for writing this post, the words and opinions noted below are 100% our own. We do not accept payment nor publish review posts if our panel of reviewers gives a product an unfavourable review. When Sammy was a baby – and especially a newborn – we spent 90% of our time […]

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I Feel Like My Baby Hates Me. Help!

I Feel Like My Baby Hates Me. Help!

11:06 am |

This is the kind of blog post that probably wouldn’t do well on a typical parenting blog. Better blog post titles for mainstream “mommy blogs” might be: Top Reason I Love Being a Mom 7 Fun Activities You Can Do With Your Baby 5 Tips For Getting Your 3 Month Old To Sleep Through The Night […]

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New Research: Husbands May Be Key To Reducing Colic

New Research: Husbands May Be Key To Reducing Colic

3:01 pm |

New research published in the journal Child: Care, Health and Development suggests that husbands may play a significant role in whether or not a baby has colic. We’ve known for a long time that a mom’s ongoing (“trait”) depression or anxiety – both prenatally and postnatally – are correlated with having a fussy baby. However, the role […]

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4 Causes Of Evening Fussiness In Babies (And How To Fix Them)

4 Causes Of Evening Fussiness In Babies (And How To Fix Them)

11:20 am |

Evening fussiness was the bane of my existence when my kids were little. I vividly remember that come 5:00, any semblance of peace and order we had achieved during the day went out the window. If this is your experience too, you’ve already experienced what’s known as the “witching hour”. This is that time of the night – […]

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You Are Enough

You Are Enough

12:57 pm |

When you have a baby who is rarely happy or content, it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. It can lead you to start questioning every decision you make, just in case it’s the reason your baby is inconsolable. It’s easy to feel like you aren’t enough. Sometimes you feel […]

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7 Tips For Flying With A Fussy Baby

7 Tips For Flying With A Fussy Baby

4:03 pm |

  Taking a high need baby or toddler on an airplane can be an utterly overwhelming prospect. High need kids tend to have intense emotional needs that require constant attention. They cry more and often need non-stop entertainment. The thought of taking them into a small space, surrounded by potentially judgmental strangers is scary! Your first […]

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Top Products For Fussy Babies [Survey Results]

Top Products For Fussy Babies [Survey Results]

10:45 am |

It’s been estimated that parents spend around $12,000 on baby-related expenses during a child’s first year. Of course, a large chunk of that amount includes formula, diapers and an allotment for housing. However, I’m guessing a hefty chunk of that $12K is also spent on gear designed to make life with a new baby easier. […]

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5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Colic

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Colic

4:06 pm |

I first encountered colic (briefly) when I was a young teenager. One of my first babysitting jobs involved watching three kids, one of whom had colic. That was a LONG night! My next real encounter was when I had my first child. My daughter would have unexplained bouts of inconsolable crying and screaming, mainly at […]

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