Sleep training is something parents often ask me about. Some families come to me having tried it and it hasn’t worked. Others are feeling really frustrated as the rest of their NCT group have babies who are sleeping well after doing cry-it-out and are feeling… Read More »What’s the harm with sleep training anyway?
Firstly I want to stress that there is absolutely no need to change anything about your little one’s sleep if it’s working for you. However, if your current situation has become unsustainable then it is absolutely okay to make a change and you can do… Read More »4 key principles when making changes to your little one’s sleep
For many new parents the thought of going on holiday with a baby can be rather daunting. Navigating unfamiliar places, changes in your usual routine and trying to get your baby to sleep on the go or somewhere new can all feel overwhelming. However, holidays… Read More »How to avoid sleep problems when going on holiday with a baby
Bringing a new baby into the family is an exciting but often overwhelming occasion. Trying to juggle two or more little ones at bedtime can be a terrifying thought. Feeding your newborn takes up so much of your time and the thought of being able… Read More »How to juggle siblings at bedtime
Working out how to get your baby to sleep is not an easy task at the best of times but with temperatures soaring, you have the added worry of keeping your baby sleeping safely and not overheating. The Lullaby Trust recommends an ideal room temperature… Read More »10 ways to help your baby or child sleep in the heat
What’s the difference between them? The work of Dr W Thomas Boyce has shown that children have two very different responses to their environment. Around 80% of children are like dandelions (hardy, resilient) and thrive in most environments and the other 20% are like orchids… Read More »Is your child an orchid or a dandelion?
Your sleep is important. As a holistic sleep coach, I have a family-focused approach to every sleep situation. This means that as well as addressing a child’s sleep struggles, I also help optimise a parent’s sleep. At the end of the day, for parents, it’s… Read More »Optimising parent sleep: How to sleep better and feel more rested
At the end of March, the clocks will shift forward an hour signalling the start of British Summer Time. I’m sure like most parents, you are not relishing the thought of ‘losing’ an hour of sleep especially if you are already feeling sleep deprived! The… Read More »Four easy ways to manage the spring clock change for babies and children
Wouldn’t it be great if there was one magic solution that helped all little ones be amazing sleepers? That certainly would be a best seller! Unfortunately, this is not the case as all babies are different and what works for one might not work for… Read More »Five Sleep Shortcuts from The Baby Sleep Experts
Everyone has heard about the three trimesters of pregnancy but what exactly is the Fourth Trimester? Well, the Fourth Trimester describes the three months after birth when your baby is adjusting to life outside the womb and new parents are adjusting to their new lives… Read More »The Fourth Trimester and Sleep