How Do I Know If I Have a High Need Baby?

Today we have a guest post from Holly Klassen, Founder and Editor of The Fussy Baby Site. Having a baby can be exhausting. But having a baby who cries and fusses frequently, and has major troubles sleeping, feeding and/or getting into any kind of routine? That takes exhaustion to a whole new level. If this …

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Decoding Your Fussy Baby

When you’re expecting a baby, you no doubt have visions of sweet, peacefully-sleeping newborns floating through your head. But for some parents, the reality of a new baby looks (and sounds!) more screaming, wailing, and red-faced than they ever could have imagined. Welcome to the world of parenting a fussy baby! Fussy Baby: What “Normal” …

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Wonder Weeks Chart: How The Wonder Weeks Affect Baby and Toddler Sleep

If you’re a parent, you’ve no doubt heard about The Wonder Weeks, written by Xaviera Plooij, Frans X. Plooij PhD, and Hetty van de Rijt PhD. The book outlines the 10 “wonder weeks” during infant development (which often cause sleep regressions), that all babies go through in the first 20 months of life. The book …

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Witching Hour: Why Newborn Babies Are Fussy in the Evening and at Night

We’re talking today about something that most of us parents have experienced: The Witching Hour with your baby. It’s brutal. It’s intense. It makes us want to grab the nearest set of earplugs. When your newborn is fussy at night, it can make you want to pull your hair out! You know what we mean, …

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