• Some kids wake up dry one morning. Mine was not one of those! As she was nearing four, it was clear that my daughter wasn't interested in holding her pee all night on her own. This is how we approached night time potty training. (Spoiler alert: it worked!) | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Night Time Potty Training

    Night time potty training is a controversial topic in the mom world! Of course, being able holding in pee while sleeping is a developmental issue. But what is the right age to try? What if your kid is still wearing Pull-ups at night later than her peers? At almost four, I had these questions about my daughter Emma. She’d never woken up dry a day in her life! (Is that even a real thing that happens??) I also saw something on the Internet (that darn thing) that said if you don’t start training your child to stay dry overnight by four, you’re more likely to have a bedwetter as they…

  • Some babies sleep wonderfully in their own cribs from just a few weeks old... mine was not one of those babies! Read the story of how I finally got my girl sleeping in her own bed, and my tips for you! | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Our Bedtime Battles

    Isn’t it funny how we have such grand ideas of what kind of parents we’ll be before we have kids? Some of the rules I thought I would stick to just make me laugh now. One of those was the idea that I would never, ever let my kid sleep in the bed with my husband and me. I get a good chuckle whenever I think about that one! But when the baby actually came, reality smacked me in the face! My natural serene woman-power birth ended up being a scheduled C-section. Breastfeeding, which the La Leche League book made seem so natural and easy, was really painful and difficult…