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The Power of Books and the Bedtime Routine

The Power of Books and the Bedtime Routine

WE LOVE BOOKS   Especially books that help children with sleep   As a teacher, I’m slightly biased when I say that books are powerful learning tools for all children, no matter how old the child is. Sure, your baby may not understand all the words you...
Day-care and Sleep

Day-care and Sleep

Six Tips for Daycare Sleep   Parents decide to send their child to day for many reasons, whether it’s because they are returning to work, they need ‘kid free’ time at home or perhaps they want their child to experience the social interaction of other adults or...
When to Teach Self-Settling

When to Teach Self-Settling

What is self-settling? Let’s start with what it actually means to self-settle. If your child can self-settle, it means they can go through the process of being awake to fast asleep on their own with no assistance from you. Resettling means that when a child wakes...
Weaning Night Feeds

Weaning Night Feeds

Night Weaning   From around six months of age, if your baby is developing well, you might decide to reduce feeds at night or night wean altogether. At this age, most babies should be getting enough food during the day for healthy growth and development. On the...
Cot to Big Bed, no Fuss

Cot to Big Bed, no Fuss

Cot to a big bed, the transition It’s super exciting and rewarding when your child reaches any kind of milestone, whether it’s a physical milestone like learning to walk, or a speech language milestone like baby’s first word. Another important milestone is a little...
The Truth about Sleep Training

The Truth about Sleep Training

One mum’s story Michelle believed her situation was hopeless. Her five month old breast fed son Toby was waking every two hours over night and would only go to sleep when feeding and only on her. He would cry and wake up when she tried to lower him into his bassinet....