If you don’t already give your baby a massage as part of their bedtime or naptime routine, we highly recommend it. The lead-up to bedtime (or naptime) is important, as it lets your baby know that it’s time for sleep, and helps them build associations between certain activiti...
Keep the swing (or stroller or car seat) in the picture—at first.
Don’t expect your baby to make a cold-turkey switch. You might start by placing your baby’s usual snoozing seat next to the crib, so they begin to associate the setting of their room—or wherever their crib is—...
With new health and wellness apps popping up every day, for everything from dieting to fitness to mood to sleep, it’s easy to get a little skeptical. Can app X or Y actually help you with something that usually takes more involvement from an actual human coach or expert?
We had so much fun getting to know you better this past week over on Instagram through our polls and our “You Know You’re a Mom When…” contest. And we thought: What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by devoting an entire blog post to YOU?
How much should your baby nap during their first year?
Naps may be a luxury for us grownups, but they’re a necessity for babies. You’ll see some big changes in your baby’s napping patterns over their first year. Here’s a quick guide to what you can expect.
The occasional shorter-than-usual nap is bound to happen, but most babies will generally nap for an hour or more at a time. If you’re getting short-napped by your baby on a regular basis, there are a few things that may help.