Tag: Calming a Fussy Baby

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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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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Top 10 Natural Remedies for Colicky Babies

Top 10 Natural Remedies for Colicky Babies

[ 0 ] 6:56 pm |

When you have a baby with colic, you’re desperate to try anything to help soothe her into comfort. It can feel very defeating when you try to calm your baby and nothing works. Babies with colic are crying for a number of physical and neurological reasons, so trying all of the techniques possible until you […]

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Colic Relief: 17 Ways to Calm Colic

Colic Relief: 17 Ways to Calm Colic

[ 1 ] 4:36 pm |

Colic stinks. There’s not too much more I can say about that. When your baby has colic, you’re willing to try anything and everything to stop the crying and soothe your baby. Following are 17 soothing techniques you can use right now to provide colic relief.  The Colic Hold Place your baby face down along […]

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40 Fussy Baby Soothing Techniques: The Complete Guide

40 Fussy Baby Soothing Techniques: The Complete Guide

[ 5 ] 3:00 pm |

When your fussy baby won’t stop crying and you feel like you’re going to LOSE IT, it can be helpful to have a list of soothing techniques you can try. Most of us end up getting stuck using the same old techniques, again and again, regardless of whether they’re working or not. Following is a […]

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20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

[ 14 ] 1:56 pm |

I have to admit I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time lately reading ‘hacks’: tips or tricks to make life easier (or at least more fun). I know my husband has LOVED hearing how to pull out a sliver using baking soda, use bread clips to organize power cords, and how to microwave leftovers […]

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Learning Curve

Learning Curve

[ 4 ] 6:44 am |

There is a huge learning curve in becoming a parent. There is an even bigger, steeper curve in learning how to parent a fussy or high-needs baby. I am still in awe of how much my life has changed. I lost most of my baby weight from bouncing, rocking, swaying, and carrying my son. Then […]

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Calming Your Fussy Baby: A Primer

Calming Your Fussy Baby: A Primer

[ 3 ] 10:23 am |

As an addendum to my earlier “Colic Primer” I thought maybe it would be helpful to provide some really tangible ideas to try to help navigate the stressful days of colic beyond just saying “Try it all.” There were many things that were suggested to me to try that failed to do anything. But likewise, […]

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