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Baby sleep: 9 things parents do wrong

Apr 05, 2020

Parents are faced with an overwhelming muddle of information about baby sleep – and a lot of it is conflicting and plain wrong, says this expert.

Between advice from well-meaning family members and friends, the internet, books, magazines, forums, chat groups and mother’s groups,...

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5 STEPS TO PUT A STOP TO CATNAPPING

Mar 09, 2020

For many of you, naps during the day cause a huge amount of stress and frustration.

You may have heard catnapping is “normal” or “developmentally appropriate”, yet you can see your baby or toddler is struggling, especially by the end of the day and you know deep down,...

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Why is My Baby Waking and Not Sleeping at Night?

Mar 08, 2020

Is waking all night, every night just part of parenthood and something your baby or child needs to do?

Absolutely not.

Newborn and younger babies need to wake during the night to feed.

So yes, when you have a little one who still needs to be fed overnight, you are going to wake through the night...

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Today, I am tired

Nov 06, 2019

Today, I am tired.

I haven’t slept well recently and today, it’s all catching up on me.

This morning I yelled at my kids, for being “kids”. Actually, I screamed at them.

They weren’t listening, they weren’t getting dressed, they were making mess, they were...

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Baby Not Sleeping? This Might Be Why

Aug 13, 2019

Today, parents are faced with an overwhelming amount of information when it comes to baby sleep, and a lot of it is conflicting and quite simply incorrect. From well-meaning family members and friends offering advice, to the internet, books, forums and more, it can be confusing and overwhelming....

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The Struggles That Don’t Need to Be.

May 05, 2019

There are mothers out there who believe (or have been told to believe) that they need to be with their baby 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They hold their babies around the clock, they feed their babies around the clock, they sleep with their babies and when their babies cry, the respond...

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Creating the Perfect Bedtime Routine for Your Little One.

Aug 13, 2018

A great bedtime routine is one that is consistent, calm and relaxing for everyone involved. It’s also one that is not too long and drawn out, to avoid making an already tired baby or child become even more exhausted and overstimulated at the end of their day.

Correctly setting up...

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Why is Your Healthy Baby Crying When They Should be Sleeping?

Jul 25, 2018

As a loving parent, it’s easy panic and think worst case scenario when your baby is crying and not sleeping. If your little one is crying there will be a reason or reasons why and in a healthy baby, these reasons are often relatively straight forward, basic and easy to address.

Here are...

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Consistency is Key When it Comes to Sleep.

Jul 09, 2018

When it comes to baby and child sleep, being consistent and giving clear messages is essential.

Babies and children are simple creatures, they have simple needs and they get confused easily.

If your little one is being put down to sleep in multiple locations, if they are being settled using many...

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They Call It the “4 Month Sleep Regression”.

Apr 30, 2018

Everywhere you look, everywhere you turn, you will hear new (and not so new) Mums talking about it. They say it’s “horrendous”, they say it’s “exhausting”, they tell you to “brace yourself, things will never be the same again”. What am I talking...

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