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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



clock change 2019
SPRING FORWARD – THE UPCOMING CLOCK CHANGE  Sunday 31st March 2019 You can’t stop it from happening overnight on Saturday 30th March 2019, but the real effects will be felt on Sunday! So, let’s be prepared! For many of us, Daylight Savings Time changes are enough to put the fear of God in […]

Spring Forward Clocks jump ahead on March 31st 2019



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


Is your little munchkin a “bit of a puker”? Are you covering yourself and the furniture with cloths after each feed for fear of projectile vomits? Well, there is every chance that your little one is simply a “pukey baby” and there is no real cause for concern.   Colic […]

Sleep Hurdles – Colic & Reflux – Part 1 Colic


    You will have heard about The Baby Box in the media recently and it seems to be taking the parenting world by storm!  I admit that initially I had questions about it, mainly when it comes to safety but all my fears have been put to bed (Please […]

The Baby Box and Unicef – a lovely way of ...



First Aid for Parents – 24th June 2017 Do you have a first aid kit in your house? Would you know what to do if your little ones fall and knock out a tooth? What types of incidents warrant a trip to the hospital? At The Nursery, with the help […]

First Aid 101 – First Aid Kits



The Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards is a national art competition for primary schools which links to the curriculum. Each year the competition has a different theme chosen to appeal to children with different interests and capacities, and encourage them to engage creatively. This year’s theme – Framing the Future – […]

Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards 2017 – Framing the Future