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It’s almost the time where we make new year’s resolutions and plans. Alas, everyone around you says you should do something to change the night-time antics with your little one.  But you don’t know what to change. Or you don’t know how to change them. Or maybe you are happy […]

Monday Musing – New Years resolutions 2020


Whether you are a dab hand at this parenting lark by now or a brand new family unit, Christmas can bring its challenges – but it’s possible to keep the joy! Here is Part 1 of a Two part series on managing Christmas with little ones! How do I make […]

Managing Christmas with Little ones – Part 1


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Tackling the unexpected nap with toddlers can be tricky! If you have read anything I have written, you will know that I am all about getting little ones to sleep and for them to sleep well. But sometimes, even when you have a handle on a daytime pattern that works […]

The Unexpected Toddler Nap



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As a sleep specialist working with parents of babies and toddlers, I meet new and different families almost every day.   I am rarely surprised by anything anymore! This includes different approaches and the lengths many tired parents go to, in terms of catching some all important zzzz’s! And while generally, […]

10 small changes can make a difference


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Are you dreading the time when you’re due back to work after baby? Wondering how you might cope with it all? An Australian study in the past few years has described “excessive sleepiness” as a major factor in a reduction in performance levels by new mums going back to work. […]

Monday Musing – Sleep and Parents Back to Work


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As you can imagine, as a sleep specialist working with babies and toddlers, I meet new and different families almost every day. Nothing surprises me in terms of the lengths people go to in terms of catching some all important zzzz’s! And while generally, I am the one who comes […]

10 things I have learnt from parents




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SPRING FORWARD – THE UPCOMING CLOCK CHANGE  Sunday 29th March 2020 Just like all the craziness going on in our world right now, Daylight Savings is on the way and we can’t stop it from happening. The changes will take place overnight on Saturday 28th March 2020, but the real […]

Spring Forward Clocks jump ahead on Sunday March 29th 2020


It’s not big news that the incidence of children presenting with reflux is on the rise. I have yet to establish if it’s due to cases previously going undiagnosed or perhaps even environmental factors but almost one in every three parents I have met in the last number of years […]

Sleep Hurdles – Colic & Reflux – Part 2 Reflux