Edition No. 2

Welcome to the second edition of the Harbor Rest Easy Review, where we round up some of our team's favorite articles, books, podcasts, recipes and more. 

Harbor Roundup

Things you may have missed!

1. The Harbor Presale is Here!

Get the gift of sleep! Receive a free extended trial of Harbor’s Remote Night Nanny with your presale purchase.

2. Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, written by: Dr Sunita Osborn

Consider what comes to mind when you consider mental health during pregnancy and after giving birth. While it looks different for everyone, some seem to breeze through while others struggle meaningfully. The image most often portrayed is a woman experiencing postpartum depression who has trouble connecting with her child, struggling to get out of bed, and crying copiously. For moms experiencing a perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD), this can be a very accurate and genuine portrayal of their experience.

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3. 6 Ways Dad can Build a Strong Bond with Baby

It goes without saying that the bond between a mother and her child is unlike anything else in the world. A bond between a father and child is unique and special in its own ways and something that deserves focused attention.

Bonding is a two-way street—it’s about your relationship with the baby and their relationship with you. It’s not always easy, either. Oftentimes, dads will feel pressure or put it on themselves that it should be more natural. Think of bonding as a practice—something that needs intentional effort in order for it to manifest.

The good news is that bonding can begin at the earliest stages of pregnancy and continue as your child develops. Read six of our favorite ways to nurture that dad-baby bond.

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Book of the Month

Selected by Harbor's Care Team

The Neuroscience of Sleep by Robert Stickgold & Matt Walker

Sleep is the natural state of bodily rest, common to all mammals and birds and also seen in many reptiles, amphibians and fish. Regular sleep is essential for survival, yet the specific purposes of sleep are still only partly clear and are the subject of intense research.

Available on Amazon >

Currently Listening to

For the Whole Family
Wow in the World, a Science Podcast for Kids

The #1 science podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

Apple Podcasts >

Spotify > 


Family Dinner Ideas

Banana Muffins

A remake of a classic kid favorite that swaps traditional crust for orzo!

Get the recipe >

3 Veg Mac 'N' Cheese

Why use chips when you can use waffles?

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One Pot Cheeseburger Rice

Loaded with veggies and oh so delicious!

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Harbor's NEW Toddler Sleep Guide

We know the challenges of navigating toddler sleep habits because, as parents ourselves, we’ve experienced them firsthand. This stage can be both exciting and exhausting as you strive to balance the needs of your growing child with the demands of everyday life. Introducing the Toddler Sleep Guide for tips on managing emotions, sleep success, understanding developmental milestones, bedtime checklists, and more.

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