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Using Positive Labels With Our Spirited Child

Using positive labels to describe our spirited child is not only good for them, but it can actually change the way we perceive their behaviors, and even the way we feel about them. If we are constantly

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The Lonely Mother

Young, overwhelmed mothers of fussy babies don’t usually ask for help. It’s almost unheard of. They can be treading water, on the verge of being pulled under and they’ll still need to be coaxed

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The Ugly Truth: Breaking the Mom Code

Before I had my daughter, what I knew of the birth experience was the emotional first moments after parents meet their baby that I’ve seen on T.V. and in movies. The subsequent days are usually shown

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Letting Go of Expectations: Accepting Your Fussy Baby

For mothers and fathers who are trying to cope with a very colicky baby, the best thing you can do to lower your frustration and anxiety is to accept your child for who she is. Sounds easy enough, right? Who

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How to Get Things Done With a High Need Baby or Toddler

High need babies and toddlers are notorious for needing lots of help to stay entertained. When my (not as high need) daughter was a baby, she could sit for up to an hour quietly looking at books. Sammy?

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Fussy Baby Survey Results

The Fussy Baby Site recently conducted an online survey to find out what parents of fussy or colicky babies really go through on a day to day basis. Having had an extremely fussy baby myself, even I was

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Non-Dairy Diet and Breastfeeding

If you’re breastfeeding and are facing the prospect of starting a non-dairy diet due to your baby’s fussiness, you are not alone. I know firsthand some of the thoughts that come with learning

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