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My Over Stimulated Baby…

Posted on: November 18, 2018 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Sleep Issues

“DON’T TALK TO ME”, I snapped! I need 20 minutes of quiet to just chill! I’m completely fried. I have to decompress… Oh my gosh, my mind is spinning. There’s electricity raging through my body and I have to drive this car and get this kid and I home safely! …


Seasonal Depression

Posted on: February 17, 2017 | Sleep Issues

Ever wonder why you feel so grey and down when the seasons change? You might be experiencing some biological changes and imbalances from a condition called seasonal affective disorder. Everything slows down in the winter. The trees die, the wildlife hibernates, the world turns grey and human beings are no exception to these changes. …


The Power Of A Good Night Sleep

Posted on: January 9, 2016 | Postpartum, Sleep Issues

Sleep /slēp/ nounA condition of body and mind such as that which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended.  A good night sleep can do more than boost your mood and get rid of …


Teens, Sleep and the Lack Of It

Posted on: September 20, 2013 | Sleep Issues

Well, here we are! It’s the end of summer, and another school year has started. As most of you know, my blog posts about sleep usually focus on infants and toddlers. For now, I’m stepping out of the box to look at sleep among teenagers, or more accurately, LACK of …


CRY IT OUT

Posted on: April 30, 2013 | Parenting Philosophy, Sleep Issues

CIO is how it is referred to in books, blogs and magazines. I am ashamed to say, I did this. Once. For three days. For 3 long and agonizing days. It went against every fiber of my being and yet, I did it. I was advised to do it by …


Sleep Deprivation Debilitates…

Posted on: April 19, 2013 | Sleep Issues

When I sat down to talk to the parents, my heart went out to them. The mom had tears welling up in her eyes, and her story came spilling out. No one in the family was happy because of sleep deprivation. The husband couldn’t concentrate at work, she felt like a …