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Sleep training

Sleep training doesn’t always mean that you must abandon your child to cry alone until they fall asleep. It is a common misconception that this is the only way to sleep train a baby. There are gentle ways to help shape your baby's sleep so that they can enjoy deep...

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Sleep windows

Sleep windows are not a myth - it is incredibly important not to miss your child’s natural time to sleep, or in other words her “sleep window”. If you miss the sleep window, then her body will begin to secrete hormones, including cortisol, which will leave her feeling...

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Meditation & Sleep

Having a moment to yourself when you are a mum is so important. I first started meditating in order to help with my sleep problems, which started around the time I first became pregnant. I’ve never really been a great sleeper. But I now manage to get plenty of deep...

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Tips for a Happy and well-rested Halloween

Tips for a Happy and well-rested Halloween I am really looking forward to Halloween this year; my son is now old enough to pick his own costume and help me decorate! However, I am also thinking “Late bedtime and late sugar rush!” - that is not a combination I look...

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Night Terrors and Confusional Arousals

Is your child waking in the night and appears alert and awake, but they are not responding to you and you feel like they are looking right through you? What is a night terror or confusional arousal? When a confusional arousal or night terror occurs, you may seem to be...

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Sleeping on Planes

𝐒𝐥𝐞𝐞𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐬 ⁣⁣⁣ Not an easy task! Here is my boy taking a nap on a plane, something he really struggled to do as a baby. I thought it would be impossible! I still can’t believe it when he actually falls asleep and stays asleep. However, with the right...

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Autumn Clock Change

Time Change Are you worried about the upcoming time change? Have you just got your child on a schedule, and now you think that it will all be ruined? How to manage the clock change: Make sure you child’s room is completely dark. Don’t’ forget to adjust your child’s...

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Bedtime Routine Activities

𝐁𝐞𝐝𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞⁣ ⁣ Here are some activity ideas that work well as part of the bedtime routine: ⁣ ⁣ • massage⁣ • bath ⁣ • swaddle⁣ • cuddles ⁣ • read books ⁣ • sing a little song⁣ • talk about the day⁣ • share a few things that you are grateful for⁣ • listen to calming music⁣...

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Three Key Tips for creating Healthy Sleep Habits

I often get asked - What are the most important things to keep in mind when trying to implement healthy sleep habits for young children? ⁣ ⁣ Well, here are some key points, I know I have mentioned them a few times, but they really are very important! ⭐️⁣ ⁣ 1 : 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐞...

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Why is a Bedtime Routine so Important?

Routine, routine, routine - It is so important for kids. But why exactly is it so beneficial? ⁣ ⁣ Routine acts as a kind of support to the brain. Routine makes things predictable, so that a child or adult can relax into that rhythm. For example, if a child always gets...

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