Did you know something as simple as black out curtains can make a HUGE difference in the quality of sleep your baby or child (or even you) gets? In this mini-class I’ll be giving some tips and tricks for how to make sure your child’s sleep enviroment is optimized for sleep. I’ll tell you all about some of my favorite … Read More
Picture it, I was at Target the day before The Petite Retreat last October. I was there to pick up a birthday present for a party starting in less than an hour (which I still had to run it back to my house to get it to my daughter to bring to the party that her grandma was bringing her … Read More
This Sunday, March 12th, is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time where we will be springing forward an hour. For all of us parents this means that the babies and kiddos will be very confused and waking up later, which can really mess with their naps and bedtime sleep schedule. Here’s a quick summary of how to adjust your child’s sleeping gradually before … Read More
Have people been telling you that night wakings are totally normal even though you’re past the newborn stage? In this mini class I’ll be talking about some science behind why that’s true, but not really, and what steps you can take to find out why your baby is waking.
It’s back! Here’s my annual holiday card round up of my favorite picks from Minted.com. I’ve been ordering our Christmas cards from Minted now for, I think, the past 5 years. I am totally in love with them. We’ve done the foil pressed cards (gorgeous!!), regular cards, cards with envelopes that are printed and beautiful, envelopes with the Skinnywrap labels. … Read More
Coming up fast is the end of Daylight Savings Time on November 6, where we will be falling back an hour,and all the people who aren’t parents will rejoice in unison as they will get an extra hour of sleep. For the rest of us, the babies and kiddos will be very confused as to why no one is awake at 5:30am … Read More
A week or so ago I got a message that I was glad to read, but sorry for the circumstances. A family whose car seat I had checked has been in a pretty severe accident and they wanted me to recheck their new seat in their rental car. I was so happy that they all made it out of the accident … Read More
MAM, a manufacturer of award-winning, innovative and unique baby products including pacifiers and baby bottles, this year celebrates its 40-year anniversary. From its beginnings in 1976 as a small company in Vienna, Austria, MAM has grown into a leading global brand in five continents with more than 50 million products sold annually in 60 countries. “We understand and love babies. … Read More