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The Benefits of Sleep

The Benefits of Sleep

Sleep has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery. From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we shou...
Nighttime Toilet Training

Nighttime Toilet Training

This is it, mums. This is the final boss. The last level. The icing on the parenting cake. Well, I suppose you still have about 15 or 16 years...
Can You Co-Sleep and Sleep Train?

Can You Co-Sleep and Sleep Train?

I get it. I really do. After all, I’m a mother myself. The absolutely primal and uncontrollable impulse to stay close to your baby is so deeply...
Making the Switch to a Big-Kid Bed

Making the Switch to a Big-Kid Bed

When it comes to making the transition from a cot to a big-kid bed, there are two questions that need to be answered. The first is when,...
How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

One of the easiest things you can do to help get your child sleeping through the night is to create what I like to call a ‘sleep sanctuary'. What d...
How SLEEP DEPRIVATION Affects Your Relationship.

How SLEEP DEPRIVATION Affects Your Relationship.

What is it about you having a lousy night’s sleep that makes everyone else so awful?It seems that way, doesn’t it? You have a night of broken, inte...
Can you sleep train your baby while breastfeeding?

Can you sleep train your baby while breastfeeding?

When I was expecting my first child, I probably did more reading than I did throughout my entire academic career. I was determined to know everyth...
Ten nap time tips

Ten nap time tips

Argh! Naps sure can get a parent down! Naps that are too short or naps that don’t follow any predictable pattern can make for a tired and grumpy ba...
Eight tips for easing Separation Anxiety

Eight tips for easing Separation Anxiety

Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, parents...
Extending your baby's nap times

Extending your baby's nap times

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar… Your baby wakes up in the morning after a solid night’s sleep. You feed her, change her, play with her f...
Is sleep training safe?

Is sleep training safe?

As the parent of a new baby, the number of questions you’re going to find yourself asking are, to put it mildly, astronomical. The old saying a...
Getting rid of the Dummy - when is the best time?

Getting rid of the Dummy - when is the best time?

A lot of parents who use soothers/dummies feel a twinge of guilt the first time they stick a dummy in their baby’s mouth. However, dealing with a ...
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