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Category Archives for Colic & High Need Babies

How to Help Your Child With Transitions

Does your baby have trouble with everyday transitions, like getting dressed, going into the car seat, or having his diaper changed? Or does your toddler or preschooler (or older child) have a meltdown

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A Possible Treatment Or Cure For Colic?

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

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Why I Now Recommend the Graco DreamGlider Swing & Sleeper

  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

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Our Review of the Sleepy Stroll

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

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I Feel Like My Baby Hates Me. Help!

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

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New Research: Husbands May Be Key To Reducing Colic

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

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Research On High Need Babies [Fact Sheet]

For parents of fussy or high need babies, there are often more questions than there are answers. Some of these questions might be: Where did the term “high need baby” come from? How many

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Sleep Training: Is It Safe & Effective? [Fact Sheet]

*Scroll to the end of this post to download the complete sleep training fact sheet. There is probably no parenting topic quite as controversial as sleep training (ok, vaccinations would be right up there!). In

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50 Secrets To Parenting A Spirited Child

Kids don’t come with instructions, obviously. But with high need or spirited kids, we REALLY need them. You’ve likely already discovered that the usual strategies and techniques that work

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What Is A High Need Baby?

This seems like such a simple question, right? If you’ve heard the term before, you’ve probably already assigned a specific meaning to it. You may think of a high need baby or toddler as one

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