Fears of a Clown

There are certain words spoken by a child that can send a shiver of panic through every parental nerve ending. "My Gymbo's gone!"

Most children, sometime in their early bedtime careers, take a liking to sleeping with a stuffed animal, cuddly clown, small blanket or ...

Babies and Sleep

Sleep. It's the stuff of which dreams are made -- particularly when you have a newborn baby. If you're feeling a bit frazzled and exhausted by your baby's erratic sleep patterns, you're not alone. Ann Douglas, author of The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby, has some information about your new baby's needs.

Dealing with Insomnia

It's common for a mom to be lying awake in bed while her baby or toddler is snoozing blissfully. Unfortunately, low quantity and poor quality (= depth) of sleep erode a mother's health and well-being, and give her a strong shove down the slippery slope toward depression.