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Tag Archives // PURPLE Cry

I Survived A High Needs Baby And So Can You

September 11, 2016 // Birth & Breastfeeding, Parenting // Comments

Trust me, you know if you have a high needs fussy baby. Those kind of babies make themselves very obvious and there’s no wondering on the topic. That being said, you might have a high needs baby if: You constantly […]

Short and Sweet. Full of Sap.

January 7, 2013 // Parenting // Comments

I can’t help it but I’m feeling a bit sentimental over the fact that my baby is having a birthday next week. There is something about the overall quickness of babyhood that comes full circle once they turn one, and […]

Things We Aren’t Talking About: P.U.R.P.L.E Crying

February 6, 2012 // Uncategorized // Comments

Back in 2008 I entered into motherhood with some ideas of what it meant to be a mother, but also with an overwhelming sense of being maternal. I loved babies and I felt like things came naturally to me when […]

Confession: I Have A Case Of ‘Easy Baby’ Envy

June 3, 2011 // Uncategorized // Comments

It turns out I’ve got a bad case of ‘good baby’ envy, and I haven’t been able to easily shake it. When I see my neighbour out with her infant and she is rocking a fantastic hairdo and a perfectly […]

Why Is This Baby Torturing Me? Sleep Deprivation Reflections

October 19, 2010 // Uncategorized // Comments

If you have been reading this blog since the beginning, you will know that sleep did not come easily for Ben and we were put through the hoops the first 14 months. I now know that sleeping in increments of […]

Attachment Parenting Past Babyhood: How Does It Continue?

July 21, 2010 // Uncategorized // Comments

Back when Ben was a wee baby, we were left trying to figure out what to do with his marathon loud crying sessions along with his need for lots of constant soothing. We tried anything and everything to soothe our […]