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Parenting Secrets for Calmer Days & Nights

The Motherboard is all about shared wisdom. Here veteran moms (and one dad doc) share their secrets for making life with baby a little calmer-- for both of you.
swaddled baby The Magic Baby Calmer

"Warm a receiving blanket in the dryer for just a few minutes (it should not be hot to the touch), then swaddle your baby in it. The closeness and warmth of the blanket will calm any baby."

Blythe Lipman, co-author of Help! My Baby Came Without Instructions