Natasha Combrink

Nats is a freelance writer raising two kids. She embraces life and motherhood without labels and wants to inspire others to do the same. As a young first-time mom, the whirlwind of opinions on how to best raise kids challenged her to find her voice. She now confidently believes in gently teaching children to be independent and equipping them with the knowledge they need to create a life that brings them joy.

Natasha Combrink
Adorable infant in stylish headband lying on puzzle mat at home.


How Black and White Images Help Babies Develop

While children's vision develops, you should expose them to black and white imagery with sharp outlines in their everyday environment.

A baby boy in a striped shirt is sleeping in bed.


Fading Sleep Training: A Gentle Approach to Baby Sleep

Unlike other sleep training methods, the fading sleep training method uses a gentle approach to teaching your baby how to fall asleep independently.

Daddy taking care of his sleeping baby boy in bedroom at home.


Sleep Training for Naps: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

No matter which parenting style you prefer, there's a nap training method you can use to teach your child to fall asleep independently with ease.

Newborn baby sleeping in a crib.


Pack n’ Plays vs. Cribs: What’s the Difference?

There are key differences between pack n' plays and cribs to know before purchasing. Budget, mobility, and intended use are the biggest decision-makers.