Archive for tag 'sleep'


When what you learned for #1 doesn’t work at all for #2

Little Piñata was a champion sleeper. Of course he had plenty of setbacks like every baby does, like sleep regressions, teething, and a strange phase around 9 months where he woke up and played and talked to himself for over an hour every morning around 3/4am. But if there was one thing we learned with […]


Little Oats: A Sleep Evolution

What was Little Oats’ sleep like as a newborn? Everyone always talks about how sleepy and wonderful newborns are; how they sleep 20 hours a day, and often need to be woken for feeds. This NEVER happened in our house. Little Oats had/has very low sleep needs, and even as a newborn, she maxed out […]


Sleep Progression – The Good , The Bad and The Loud

Oh sleep. Is there anything as glorious? Or as talked about by parents? Although I am more of a quiet observer of the boards here on Hellobee, I think I can say with some certainty that the one of the most commonly talked about topics – perhaps the most talked about even – is how […]


Little Lion’s Sleep Evolution

Oh, sleep. The thing I struggle with most as a parent. I personally have pretty high sleep needs, and when I don’t get enough sleep I have a very hard time functioning! Before Little Lion was born, I was sure we were going to have a schedule and he was going to be the most […]

Sleepless in America

Book Review: Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep?

Confession – after Baby C was born, I became a bit of a baby sleep junkie. Baby C was a late term preemie, and in the wealth of information that was thrown at us in the NICU during her 10 day stay, the one item that stuck with me the most was “babies learn and grow […]

white noise

Why I Love White Noise

I can’t believe that I haven’t written a post about white noise before, given that it’s been a part of our daily lives since Charlie was 4.5 months old! The Bees also voted it the #1 can’t live without baby product. So I thought it was about time I shared how we use white noise […]

Four days old and wide awake

Baby C’s Sleep Evolution

Baby C is just a few months past her second birthday, and her sleep has been on my mind a lot recently because she seems to be going through a new phase where bedtime is late, waking up is early, and no one is happy. It seems that the Terrible Two’s and the bedtime battles […]

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