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
We spend ages creating the perfect nursery but the reality is most newborns don’t actually sleep in there for quite a while. Official guidelines from The Lullaby Trust recommend that the safest place for a baby to sleep is in a separate crib or moses… Read More »When and How to Move your baby to their own room
It depends! It is never a bad idea to cuddle your baby and give them lots of love and attention. Rocking your baby to sleep is not a problem either. It’s only a problem when rocking your baby to sleep becomes a problem for you… Read More »Sleep Associations – is rocking my baby to sleep a good idea?
At the end of October, the clocks will shift back an hour signaling the end of British Summer Time. Whilst an extra hour in bed sounds like a welcome rest, most parents will be more concerned with how their little one’s will adjust to the… Read More »How to help children with the Autumn clock change
Early rising is one of the most common things I am asked about. So many parents struggle with this one, you are not alone. If you are constantly feeling exhausted as your little one persistently wakes up at 4:30am, please read on – there is… Read More »Top Culprits for Early Morning Wakings