You Matter Monday Challenge #2- Quiet Time in the morning

About a year ago when someone recommended this to me, I thought they were completely and utterly crazy. I wouldn’t be surprised if you’re thinking the same thing about me right this second. If you’re reading this, most likely you’re a tired parent who cherishes those extra zzz’s first thing in the morning, — especially […]

The You Matter Monday Challenge Begins: Enjoy Your Beverage

Let’s kick start this You Matter Monday Challenge and take care of you by enjoying our favorite beverage for the day! I know this sounds simple and you are like, “Irene- I already do this. Actually I do this all day long.”  But, bear with me and keep reading. For me, coffee gets me going. I […]

Daylight Saving Time- “Fall Back” with ease!

Daylight Saving Time ends in the United States and Canada on November 1st  at 2:00am.   I remember I used to get so excited about “falling back.” I would use those extra 60 minutes for catching up on sleep, or I would just take the time to enjoy another hour of the crisp fall weather. […]

Fourth of July- Celebrating with your child

Fourth of July is an eventful and exciting time: picnics, cookouts, family and friends coming and going, fireworks and a lot of loud NOISES. With so many different activities happening, are you wondering how you’re going to help your child cope with all the excitement of the day?   The best and most important tip […]

Sleep training your baby: what babies might “really” be thinking!

How many times a day do you find yourself wondering what your baby might be thinking — especially when it comes to sleep training? I’m sure along with those all-consuming moments comes the overwhelming question of ways you can sleep train your baby, yes?   In those desperate and tiring hours when you just need […]