When I had my first baby almost 3 years ago (how is that possible?!), I really knew nothing about parenting. In the weeks leading up to my due date, I was actually stressing out about how little I knew! How often do I give him a bath? How[…]

Do you want me to let you in on a little secret? Your kids want you. They want your time, attention, energy. They want your tickles and giggles and hugs. I know, it feels like you are constantly giving, giving, giving… and yes, you are. But do you[…]

My firstborn, James, was a ridiculously easy baby. He slept through the night by 6 weeks, took numerous naps during the day (it took until he was almost 2 to get down to just one nap), always ate like a champ, entertained himself very well, and was overall[…]