When My Baby Keeps Crying

“Can’t you keep your baby quiet?” She actually said that to me. I was doing the best I could. But nothing was working. So I walked outside with my baby screaming and my tears streaming—and felt like a terrible mommy. But I wasn’t. And when it’s your baby crying, don’t let someone make you feel […]

Words Your Child Needs From You, Part II: “You Can Count on Me”

Have you ever had to rescue your child from an oncoming train? Probably not. But do you know that your child needs to be sure you would? Consider this: Your child’s world is out of her control. To her it can feel like a train wreck waiting to happen. But if Mommy is someone she […]

What is PURPLE Crying?

Babies cry and we, as parents, want to make them feel better and soothe their crying.  So, why does it seem that babies go through a period in their life where they cry for no particular reason and nothing seems to make them feel better?  The answer may be: the period of PURPLE crying. The term […]