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Our little ones often don’t really cope well in the heat, particularly when they are tired and sleepy. And while we are able to strip off a layer or reposition ourselves overnight, many babies don’t have that ability. I have put together a quick guide for baby sleep when the temperatures go up

In the heat of the night (and day!)


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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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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


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


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