Is Expecting Self-Soothing Expecting Too Much?

Expectations can be tricky things, can’t they? On the one hand, setting expectations helps to shape behaviors (both ours and others’) and to set healthy boundaries (again, in our lives and in the lives of others). But expectations can also backfire on us, can’t they? Unhealthy expectations can turn what is a perfectly normal, reasonable …

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The Top 2 Self-Soothing Myths BUSTED (We Hate #2!)

Google the phrase ‘self-soothing,’ and you know what you’ll find? You’ll find an assortment of the most contradictory articles you can imagine. You’ll find articles offering you tips on how to help your baby learn to self soothe, as well as articles telling you that self-soothing is impossible for babies, and that teaching a baby …

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