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7 Great Products for High Need Babies

When Sammy was a baby, I tried all sorts of products that promised to help him sleep, calm him down or keep him entertained. But guess what? I discovered that the products recommended in baby books and

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Colic Relief: 17 Ways to Calm Colic

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

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40 Fussy Baby Soothing Techniques: The Complete Guide

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

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20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

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

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Amy’s Story: “Doing it all Wrong”

Conceived during Hurricane Irene and born during a major thunderstorm, my little Zoe seemed destined to have a tumultuous babyhood. The pain she gave me in the womb from her seemingly super-strength kickboxing

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Best Swaddle Blankets

I don’t know about you, but for me, there are 2 critical elements to a good swaddle blanket. These are non-negotiable, and I won’t waste my money on a swaddle blanket that doesn’t meet

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The Happiest Baby on the Block Review

I vividly remember discovering The Happiest Baby on the Block when Sammy was a newborn. Up to that point, we didn’t have any particular soothing routine that worked consistently with him (or really,

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The Happiest Baby on the Block

Dr. Harvey Karp’s techniques are based on the theory that babies are essentially born 3 months too soon (the ‘Fourth Trimester’). When they were in utero they were used to being ‘held’ 24 hours

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How to Soothe a Crying Baby

By Judy Arnall, Founder of Attachment Parenting Canada It’s 8pm and your baby won’t stop crying. You’ve checked for signs of illness, and she seems healthy. She’s just not happy and you are desperate

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