Monthly Archives: July 2013

Finding a Tribe

One of the reasons I offer parent-infant classes is I remember how much I wanted to connect to other adults when my children were young. I remember the feeling of wanting a tribe, a community, a village. “My #1 secret … Continue reading

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Two Perspectives on Baby Bonding

I believe each and every family finds their own unique way to parent and as my mom would say “there are many ways to skin a cat.” Because of my Montessori training I practiced with my own children: allowing free … Continue reading

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How To Wean and When to Start

We’ve been talking about weaning in our parent-infant classes and I thought I’d share this resource which is a good summary of Montessori weaning. http://montessorihomes.blogspot.com/p/montessori-home.html

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Why Tummy Sleeping is Normal, Natural and Necessary

One of the most popular blog posts here has been the one about tummy sleeping Lay That Baby Down (on his tummy)! Here are some more reasons on why it is perfectly natural. A fetus in utero is naturally curved inward … Continue reading

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The 3 Most Important Things for New Parents to Know

My mentor Janet Lansbury says the most important thing for a new parent to know is: “Pay real attention to your babies when you are feeding, diapering and bathing them. Don’t be on the phone while you’re nursing. Talk to … Continue reading

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