Ah yes, sleep slumber—something you're probably having some concerns about, considering the new baby who is about to enter your world.


Sleep is probably one of the hottest topics of parenthood, and for good reason! It's so important (and, ahem, so lovely). In this lesson, we'll cover the basics of infant sleep, safe sleeping, and good sleep habits to help you get set up for a well-rested start to motherhood.



More inspiration about your baby's sleeping:

Newborn sleep patterns: What to expect + when to rest
Yawn like a fawn: 4 expert tips for lulling your little one to sleep
Baby doesn't sleep through the night—and I don't always want him to
A sleep consultant's letter to a mama in the middle of sleep exhaustion
Hey, mama: Your sleep schedule should be a priority, too

What safe sleep looks like—

Source— American Academy of Pediatrics

Your class lessons—

Lesson 1: Newborn health
Lesson 2 : Mama health
Lesson 3: Feeding your baby
Lesson 4: Your baby's sleep
Lesson 5: Bonding + playing with your baby

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength won't make your child immune to hardship—but it also won't cause him to suppress his emotions.

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks. It gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.

But raising a mentally strong kid requires parents to avoid the common yet unhealthy parenting practices that rob kids of mental strength. In my book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, I identify 13 things to avoid if you want to raise a mentally strong kid equipped to tackle life's toughest challenges:

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