Caro Graham

Does A Bath Need To Be Part Of Our Bedtime Routine?

If you've read my blogs before, you'll know that I'm all about the bedtime routine!  A predictable routine before sleep (both day and night) can help your little one wind down and know that it's time for sleep.   Is It Good To Have A Bath As Part Of The...

Is It A Nightmare Or A Night Terror?

I’ve had a couple of conversations with clients about the difference between nightmares and night terrors over the last week, which prompted me to revisit this topic. Both nightmares and night terrors can be responsible for night wakings in toddlers and young...

Is Your Little One Getting The Right Amount Of Sleep?

It can be hard as a parent of a little one to know the amount of sleep they should be getting each day, particularly if they’re not a real fan of sleep at the best of times! It can seem that other people’s children get lots more or seem to be fine on much less sleep...

What To Do If Your Baby Wakes at 5am Every Day

Early waking (I would say that it is anything before 6 am) is a very common issue with the families I work with and can be one of the most challenging sleep challenges to resolve. This is because by 5 am, your baby’s system isn’t producing so much of the lovely sleep...

Working on Naps

When and How To Work on Daytime Sleep Daytime sleep is often the last piece that slots into place in the sleep jigsaw and can cause parents lots of stress and anxiety. So many of my clients approach me for help with getting easier and better sleep for the little one...

All About Safer Sleep

It can be daunting as a parent of a young baby to know what to do about safer sleep and know what the current guidelines are. I'm often asked about safer sleep by my clients, so I thought that it would be helpful to do another blog on Safer Sleep Guidelines to help...

Festive Sleep Disruption

Make Sleep a Priority This Christmas Christmas is looking a little different this year, and the run-up may well be less hectic for a lot of you. However, there will still be many reasons for your little one to get excited and lots of potential for missed sleep! So,...

How to Help Your Little One Sleep at Childcare

Top Sleep Tips for When Your Baby Starts Childcare Many parents are daunted by the thought of their baby or toddler starting childcare, not least due to any potential disruption to their sleeping patterns. However, I often speak to Mums who have spent their maternity...

Sleep Environment

How The Right Sleep Environment Really Paves the Way for a Good Night’s Sleep Your little one’s sleep can be affected by the environment they are sleeping in – whether that be their own room or sharing a room with you. So I’ve put together a few pointers to hopefully...

Special Time & Separation Anxiety

How You Can Help Your Toddler With Separation Anxiety I work with many toddlers and young children who struggle to go to sleep by themselves and often wake in the night needing the comfort of the presence of a parent to be able to go back to sleep again. Often these...