Kids learn from watching what their parents do. This isn’t rocket science, but researchers have found that the adage applies to sleeping, too. According to a new study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the longer a parent sleeps, the longer their children will, too. Also, children slept longer when parents were more confident [...]
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Sometimes I work late. Really late. Like 3 or 4 a.m. late. I like writing at night. I pay for it the next day, though. Sure, I feel tired, but I am also starving. It’s like I can’t eat enough during the day. I always thought it was a coincidence, but I recently found a [...]
Little Girl has been tented since she launched herself out of the crib and broke her collar bone. Horrible, terrible experience, and one that makes me shudder to this day. A few months ago, she made a teeny, tiny hole in the mesh. Over time, the hole got larger, but it was never a danger [...]
We had a very long day. We started off with a family dance party and contest. We all get together, put the iPod on shuffle and dance. After breakfast — and after Big Girl came in first– we went on the boat, rafting up with seven other boats. (All the boats tie up next to [...]
I’ll admit it. I could never understand my friends who napped their kids in the car. I put Big Girl into or on anything — a crib, a pack and play, a stroller, a bed, my shoulder, the floor– told her to nap and she napped. She once fell asleep in the middle of an [...]
First off: My first two-post day! A friend just e-mailed an article to me and a few other friends. The Washington Post has a story written about some time management stats out of the University of Maryland. According to John Robinson, a researcher and time management guru, moms and dads have plenty of free time. [...]
I have two good sleepers. Both girls were sleeping through the night within a week or two. (And no, I didn’t nurse, so I know that has a lot to do with it. And yes, I got a lot of crap about not nursing. We’ll get to that in a separate post.) Today, my big [...]