Why Routines Are Important

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Let’s talk routines… not because it is ‘boring’ (no pun intended), but because it is SO IMPORTANT that having a regular bedtime routine is vital towards better quality sleep in young children up to 6 years of age. According to research by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, positive impact on sleep increases with the consistency of a nightly routine … Read More

The 5 Steps To Creating The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary

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Ever wondered where is best place for your child to sleep? For many parents, the logical answer will be the “the baby’s cot” of course. But… we all know that due to circumstances of having a newborn (ie. multiple night wakings/ ease of breastfeeding etc), it may just be easier to co-sleep/ bed share with your little one. I won’t … Read More

How Much Sleep Does My Baby Need?

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In my last blog post, I wrote about how sleep deprivation can have an adverse effect on a child’s ability to learn, growth and mood. I also wrote about how sleep deprivation may result in a mum falling into postpartum depression. So, then, how much sleep is enough? The table below serves as a good guide for every parent, however, … Read More

The 5 Myths of Sleep Training

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Have you ever wondered what the definition of ‘Sleep Training’ is? Unfortunately, sleep training (or I prefer to use the word ‘coaching’) is very much misunderstood in this part of the world… there may be some lack of awareness, or the lack of education, or the lack of understanding that there is a way to solve child sleep issues! No … Read More