Give Yourself A Break
Face it: There are going to be times when your baby won't stop crying no matter what you try -- and moments when you'll become incredibly frustrated. The best way to deal with this is to put your baby in his crib or bassinet and go to another room for a few minutes. "Giving yourself that pause is the best thing you can do for your child," says Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson.
Originally published in the April 2012 issue of Parents magazine.