Helping a toddler with nighttime fears, the logistics of taking a baby to the beach, the ideal age-spacing between siblings, and helping a two-year-old feel special when a new baby arrives. These are the listener questions we answer in this week’s episode of The Mom Hour. Join us!
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Links we mentioned (or should have) in Episode 163:
- Dr. Laura Markham of Aha! Parenting responds to a similar question to Laura’s about toddler sleep separation anxiety–long but worth the read
- Meagan’s beautiful essay at HuffPost Parents about older kids with nighttime fears
- The Opposite of Worry, by Lawrence J. Cohen (the book Sarah talked about)
Queue It Up!
We recommended a two-part series in our Queue It Up! segment this week. They are episodes 128 and 129 on Routines, Rituals, and Traditions from November 2017. Part 1 (more about transitions evolving in times of change) is here, and Part 2 (more about smaller rituals and routines that make family life meaningful) is here.