mom tips

  • The Unguided Guide to Sleep Training

    Meg Larsen February 2, 2021

    I can’t, in good conscience, title this article a sleep training guide, because in the process of sleep training James, I have become convinced that there cannot possibly be a single ideal way of training “the universal child” how to sleep.   The fact that “sleep” and “training” are even two words that need to appear in the same sentence baffles me.  I mean, as an adult, I’d like nothing more…

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  • 10 Tips for Surviving Your Baby’s First 6 Months

    Meg Larsen January 17, 2021

    People always talk about the first year of marriage being the hardest, but that wasn’t the case for us; I can’t imagine anything being harder than the first six months of our child’s life.  Now granted, we have had a challenging baby, in the middle of a global pandemic, and we left our jobs as teachers, my husband started the first two months of our baby’s life unemployed, and we…

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  • Starting Solids: Puréed Edition

    Meg Larsen December 28, 2020

    I don’t know about you, but introducing our baby to solid foods was simultaneously very exciting and completely terrifying to me. Before James was even born, I had so many ideas about what I wanted his relationship with food to include or not include as he got older, but I didn’t really know how to get there. On top of that, we had such a hard time with allergies and…

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