Posts Tagged ‘baby sleep’

Babies and children adjusting to new sleep time routines

May 13 2016

As the days grow longer and the evenings become shorter, it’s worth taking a few moments to think about the effect it can have on babies and children with regards to their sleep time routines. As young children can become quite sensitive to a forced change in their usual day-to-day business, with a few simple tips you can ease them in for the lighter evenings without having to completely worry about changing their bedtime routine.

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Help and advice on achieving quality sleep for you and your baby

Aug 05 2015
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It can be difficult for the whole family when you have a baby that doesn’t sleep well. You and your partner are constantly tired and tense which can cause problems with each other as well as with yourself. You could become irritable, forgetful and even depressed, and despite your best efforts, a sleep deprived parent is simply not capable of being the best parent they could be. Here’s some tips of how to tackle baby sleep problems and solutions which will help you regain a well-rested family.

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Why Our Expectations of Child Sleep are Wrong

Mar 10 2015
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What do you expect of your child’s sleep?

Most expectations centre around the idea of a 7pm bedtime and 7am wake time. After all, children need twelve hours sleep per night don’t they? By the end of the first year, certainly most experts and guidelines suggest that this is the case.

While most parents expect newborns to wake regularly at night, the most prevailing belief is that by six months babies should be ‘sleeping through’ and have learnt the skill of ‘self soothing’. Most experts and even healthcare professionals believe that night feeds post six months are not only unnecessary, but problematic, and many parents are encouraged to drop them as soon as possible. All of this is incorrect.

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Summer sleep guide for babies and toddlers

Jun 21 2014

As summer finally arrives, it brings with it longer days and balmy evenings. Whilst most people will undoubtedly welcome these changes, the lighter nights and higher temperatures can interrupt babies’ and toddlers’ sleep patterns – which means less sleep for mum and dad too! Fortunately, there are many tried and tested tricks you can use to help you and your children get a good night’s sleep.  Here is my Summer sleep guide for babies and toddlers.

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Ten tips to help the whole family sleep soundly when the clocks change on 30 March 2014

Mar 26 2014

Glorious British summertime is upon us! Clocks go forward at 2am on Sunday morning 30th March 2014. It seems something easy to adjust to lighter nights and it is easy enough for adults but it isn't quite the same for children. Here are ten tips to help the whole family sleep soundly when the clocks change.

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