Tips and Techniques


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



SPRING FORWARD – THE UPCOMING CLOCK CHANGE Saturday 25th March 2017 You can’t stop it happening on the night of Saturday 25th March 2017 so let’s be prepared! For many of us, Daylight Savings Time changes are enough to put the fear of God in us, but those with “poor […]

Spring Forward – Clocks jump ahead on March 25th


Good Sleep Habits & Speech and Language Development When: Saturday 28th March from 10am – midday Where: The Nursery, Monkstown, Co Dublin What is it: The first in a series of information sessions from both myself and also Perrine Cahill of SALT Speech and Language Therapy Clinic.  Encouraging good sleep habits 0-4 […]

New Workshop: Sleep and Speech!


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Typical!! You’ve just settled back into a nice routine after the Back to School drama and then, bang! The clocks are going back again! Thanks a million, daylight savings! This one can be a tough one for kids/parents of kids who are already early risers or those who you have […]

Clocks going back -Ways to avoid a madhouse!



I wrote this for a post on Supervalu’s website recently. Here it is for those who missed it. I understand that sleep training isn’t for everyone but for some, it’s gaining a little control back from a spiraling situation. The experiences I’ve had with my clients have always been positive. […]

What is a sleep consultant?


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EARLY RISERS As you may be aware early morning awakenings has a lot to do with what happened the day before, and often it can lead to a catch 22 situation where you child has a poor night’s sleep then sleeps badly during the day. An early riser generally wakes […]

Early Risers


Hi   Some of you may know that I run a number of courses in The Nursery (www.thenursery.ie) Our next Paediatric First Aid Course is on Saturday 6th April 2013. Paediatric First Aid Course at The Nursery,  Monkstown on   Saturday 6th April 2013     9.30-1pm OR 1.30-5pm. Topics […]

Paediatric First Aid Course Update