• Sleep Baby, Sleep Series: Tip #10, Sometimes Babies Cry

    Posted by Leah Cupps

    Even though it’s hard to watch and listen to your baby cry, sometimes the best thing you can do is let them calm down on his own. If you’ve tried everything, and you know your baby isn’t hungry, sick or wet, sometimes you just have to let him cry it...


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  • Sleep Baby, Sleep Series: Tip #9, Dress Baby For Sleep

    Posted by Leah Cupps

    Now that you’re more conscious of the ideal sleeping temperature, make sure your baby is dressed so that she’ll be comfortable while she sleeps. Make sure clothing isn’t too tight, too bulky or wrong for the room temperature. Make sure the clothing has a texture that’s soothing and comforting. Stay...


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  • Mom Confessions: Anxiety

    Posted by Leah Cupps

    From that second line on the pregnancy test, the anxiety was there.   What if I do something wrong in the pregnancy and hurt my baby? What if the baby is born sick? What if? What if? That question would play in my head for months. I am lucky. I...


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  • Sleep Baby, Sleep Series: Tip #8, Limit Caffeine

    Posted by Leah Cupps

    If you’re nursing, limit caffeine. Everything you eat or drink can pass into breast milk and caffeine can easily overstimulate your baby. If you are going to consume caffeine, make sure it’s in the morning so that baby has time to metabolize it before bedtime.Lots of foods contain caffeine including...


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  • Mom Confessions: Expand that Palette

    Posted by Leah Cupps

    Avoiding a picky eater starts at the beginning (and many times, the most you can realistically hope for is a less picky eater).   When were you taught the importance of personal hygiene? What about staying a safe distance from a hot stove? Or even good manners? The most important...


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