Keeping Your Baby Warm In The Winter

Each winter, the weather channel makes that awful prediction: “This is going to be a terrible winter.” You’re scrambling to get all of your winter coats, hats and gloves down from the attic. But you remember one little thing…the tiny baby lying in the crib next to your bed. Suddenly, all sorts of thoughts wander[…]

SIDS Awareness: How You Can Get Involved

The chance to make a difference and potentially save the life of a baby is probably closer to you than you think. Simply communicating important information to others is a quick and effective way to raise awareness about infant sleep safety. Telling others about the ABCs of Safe Sleep and the dangers of SIDS, is[…]

Getting Baby to Sleep Through the Night with These Tips

Getting your baby to sleep through the night is a challenge that many parents face on a daily basis. Understanding your baby’s sleep routine can help you figure out how to help them sleep through the night. Infants have no idea what is day or night. For the first two months of your infant’s life,[…]

Happy Mother’s Day: Here’s to You, Mom

“Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother” -Oprah. We all have one. Whether biological or influential, we all have that woman who shaped us into who we are today. And let’s face it, most of us wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for our moms. Moms, you’re the everyday[…]

Understanding Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule

Parenting an infant can be both a blessing and a challenge. Part of the challenge is figuring out how to navigate their confusing sleep schedule and understanding their sleep behaviors. For adults, getting some much needed sleep at night after a busy and exhausting workday feels natural. However, we must remember that sleeping, just like[…]

Remembering Finn

He is my cousin. But if you ask me, he was my nephew or my little brother because he was the closest thing I had to a brother — and I loved him like one. When I found out that Finn died, I was getting ready for school. I was in my room and I[…]

Finley Ellison’s Story

Dwayne: Finley was our third child, and we were not planning to have a third child. We were very surprised when we found out we were going to have him. I was very worried because I had two children, and the rushing and hustle-bustle of life, and then we’re going to add a third child[…]

Finn Klingel’s Story

Julie: Finn is technically my great nephew — and he was great.I went to Charleston to visit when he was a month old and I got to spend like a week with him, when he was tiny. He was not a good sleeper. He had colic, and from about 5 o’clock in the evening all[…]

Seven DANGERS That Can Lead to SIDS

The ABC’s of Safe Sleep are simple to remember and follow, but what about the next letter, D? D stands for the DANGERS you should be aware of while caring for a baby: Drugs, Alcohol, Narcotics, Guests, Exhaustion, Relatives, and Smoking. Each of these DANGERS can lead to unsafe sleeping conditions for babies.   Drugs[…]

Tips for a Night Out without Baby

While you might be accustomed to following the ABCs of Safe Sleep, leaving your baby for the first time can be nerve-wracking. Taking even a few hours to get away to recharge your batteries can be beneficial. Caring for a newborn can be a full time job, and a night out could give you the[…]