Sleep Tips & More!

Tips to help your newborn, baby, toddler, and child love to sleep!

Sleep Tips & More!

Tips to help your newborn, baby, toddler, or child love to sleep!

Sleep Tips & More!

Tips to help your newborn, baby, toddler, or child love to sleep!

Nap Schedules for Your Baby

Why a Schedule? If you're anything like me, I would sit there telling anyone who would listen that my unborn child would fit into my life…*Cue raised eyebrow pose* Once he was born, it seemed like he'd received the memo... that was until he decided sleep was no longer...

Going Back to Work

Whether you are only off for a few weeks or taking extended maternity leave, returning to work can be a challenging and stressful time.  Many parents look for childcare options but fail to give much thought to sleep and sleeping arrangements when making these...

Could Now Be The Perfect Time to Focus on Sleep?

Could The 2nd Lockdown Be The Time To Work On Your Little Ones Sleep? I'm sure we all remember the last lockdown all too well; I know I do! Full-time jobs squeezed into minimal hours of the day; full-time child care and homeschooling; not to mention the increased...

Bedtime Battles

I’m sure that many of you have been there - struggling to get your toddler or young child into bed at the right time. Toddlers can be kings and queens of procrastination - one more story, they’re thirsty, they need the toilet, they’ve lost their favourite toy. So many...

Bedtime Routines

A Routine Can Be So Helpful In Getting Better Sleep For those of you who have read previous blogs of mine, you’ll know that I’m all about consistency when it comes to helping our wee ones sleep better! Babies and toddlers thrive on routine, which is especially true...

Sleepy Lambs Checks Out Fidgetbum

Let’s face it. There are many sleep gimmicks out there. I speak with families all the time who have spent a lot of money on products, just hoping that something "magic" will help their child sleep better.  Unfortunately, most don’t address the reason...

Blackout Solutions

Lighter Mornings... Brighter Evenings... Most of us can't wait for the spring/summer months, but it can start to play havoc with our sleeping babies and especially the older children, the ones who can talk and argue the fact it's not nighttime because "it's not dark...

Fall Back

How To Get Through The Clock Change Autumn can be an excellent time for your little one's sleep – the darker evenings make it much easier to get a good amount of wind downtime and a peaceful bedtime when it's dark outside.   As always, though, there is something that...

Sleep With Illness and Colds

It's that time of the year again. The days get shorter and cooler, always followed by colds and viruses. When your little one catches a cold, it can be miserable for the entire family as it almost always affects sleep. Illness is the common cause of regressions. Learn...

Baby or Toddler Waking Up Too Early?

Tired of early morning wake-ups from your baby or toddler? Get the tools to help your little one learn to sleep later in part 1 of this blog post.

Working on Naps

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...

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Newborn Routine

Newborn Routine

Newborn routines can be a controversial topic, with strong opinions on both sides. From my perspective, as an experienced maternity nurse...

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New Year Sleep

New Year Sleep

January can often be a challenging month after all the excitement of Christmas but this year, even more so with all of us going back into...

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Sleep Environment

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...

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Fall Back

Fall Back

How To Get Through The Clock Change Autumn can be an excellent time for your little one's sleep – the darker evenings make it much easier...

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Cot and Room Play

Cot and Room Play

A great way to help your little one feel happier in their cot and bedroom and so help with their sleep Cot, bed and room play is something...

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Bedtime Routines

Bedtime Routines

A Routine Can Be So Helpful In Getting Better Sleep For those of you who have read previous blogs of mine, you’ll know that I’m all about...

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Nap Transitions

Nap Transitions

During the first year of his life, your baby will go through a few nap transitions, from over four naps per day down to just two by the...

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Tummy Time

Tummy Time

Tummy Time Is Important And How It Can Help With Sleep! I’ve had a couple of conversations this week about tummy time and how it can help...

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What is Colic?

What is Colic?

Help! My Baby Cries a Lot & Won’t Settle The first few months of your baby’s life are often a rollercoaster with incredible highs and...

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Bedtime Battles

Bedtime Battles

I’m sure that many of you have been there - struggling to get your toddler or young child into bed at the right time. Toddlers can be...

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What is Colic?

What is Colic?

My Baby Has Colic and Won't Sleep! UGH! If you're reading this, I'm guessing you have an adorable tiny newborn who has colic, or you...

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It’s All About Balance – Late Nights & Irregular Schedules

It’s All About Balance – Late Nights & Irregular Schedules

Going on vacation? Grandparents Coming To Visit?  If you’re worried about breaking the “rules” when it comes to sleep, try not to! Balance is the key when it comes to having babies, toddlers and children out of their routines. Travel, guests, special events and holidays can all bring later nights, or sometimes life happens. Making […]

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Short Naps?

It’s a common sleep challenge. The classic 40-minute nap. It's barely enough time to make a cup of tea or have a shower! Why is it always...

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