Posts tagged finding your parenting style
What People Say About Parents Who Sleep Train - Pt. 2

Myth Number Two: “You shouldn’t have had kids if you wanted to sleep.”

I know, I know—I make the same exact face every time I encounter this comment! What even? 

People need sleep. Period. This need does not magically dissipate the moment you become a parent, though you may find yourself getting less of it these days.

And it’s true that in many cases parents are able to function on a minuscule amount of sleep, but you know, I think we need to suss out exactly what it means to function.

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I Wish I Had Known About Postpartum Doulas

I had no delusions of being a “perfect” parent, but I did have plans that didn’t pan out—and not because they were far-fetched, just because I didn’t have the type of support I needed.

I didn’t know then that I could hire someone who...

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The Forgotten “B” of Attachment Parenting

Although Attachment Parenting(AP) is not a new concept, it does seem to have picked up steam in the realm of mainstream parenting over the past few years. Minivans everywhere are adorned with decals that declare there is a "breastfeeding, baby-wearing, bed-sharing mama" on board.

In fact, when you read the title of this post, those three things are likely the first (perhaps even the only?) B's that came to mind. But there is a lot more to AP than breastfeeding, baby-wearing, and bed-sharing.

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