Tag: Marc Weissbluth

Solving the Mystery of The High Needs Puzzle

Solving the Mystery of The High Needs Puzzle

[ 0 ] 2:25 pm |

I’ve heard several people refer to “the high needs puzzle”, and it’s a term I’m growing to use and love more and more. Too often, we’re told that there is one, singular reason why our baby or toddler is fussy or high need. Some of the suggested reasons are that: You’re spoiling your baby You […]

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BS Facts About Baby Sleep That Everyone Thinks Are True

BS Facts About Baby Sleep That Everyone Thinks Are True

[ 11 ] 1:26 pm |

Have I already mentioned that I’m a recent first-time auntie? If you know me in real life, I’m sure I’ve already told you several times (and I don’t even care if I know I’ve already told you – I have no problem telling you again). As I watch my sister-in-law and brother-in-law struggle with getting […]

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Sometimes It’s About the Less-Bad Option

Sometimes It’s About the Less-Bad Option

[ 16 ] 10:07 am |

I keep trying to write this post, and keep deleting it. In fact, I started to write this post over a year ago. This time I’m determined to actually publish it! Here’s why: This post is about….sleep training (gasp!). People are so incredibly polarized on this issue, and I can completely understand why. I get […]

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Looking Back on Colic

Looking Back on Colic

[ 11 ] 7:24 am |

I find it somewhat therapeutic to revisit some of the horrific memories from the past 7 months. Adjusting to mommyhood was tough for me and on top of that, Greta was/is not an “easy” baby. Yes, I understand that all babies require tons and tons of attention. And I understand that first time moms go […]

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Sleep Strategies for Babies 101

Sleep Strategies for Babies 101

[ 9 ] 2:12 pm |

Some of my worst memories from when my kids were babies are related to sleep. I’m pretty sure I have a tiny bit of PTSD from listening to them cry in their cribs and having NO CLUE what to do about it. Now and again I find myself thinking, ‘I should have just relaxed and […]

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