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How to get a baby and toddler napping at the same time

When you’re a new mother there’s no greater treat than getting time to yourself during naptime. That blissful hour or two of total peace is a perfect chance to read a book, watch TV or most importantly catch up on some sleep yourself. But if you have two little ones, you may find their naps …

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Juggling bedtime with a baby and toddler

Struggling to cope with the double bedtime with your toddler and newborn baby? The first time you attempt to put a newborn baby and toddler to bed by yourself can be quite a challenge. You’re trying to juggle getting them in and out of the bath, dressing them, reading a story, feeding and tears from …

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Ultimate newborn baby sleep schedules for the first 8 weeks

Wondering what a newborn baby daily routine looks like? Whether you’re an expectant parent or a brand new one, having your own daily routine shaken up so dramatically is quite a daunting prospect. When my daughters were born I had an idea of how little sleep we would get – because everyone jokes about sleep …

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Simple newborn baby sleeping and feeding schedule

Looking for a newborn baby sleeping and feeding schedule that actually makes sense? Let’s be honest right up front, if you’re expecting to be able to control the times your newborn does anything, you’re probably going to be disappointed. But your newborn, like an adult, has natural rhythms for their body that tell them when …

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Establishing a soothing baby bedtime routine

Having a relaxing bedtime routine for your baby will not only help them get to sleep quicker but it’s also a lovely opportunity for you to bond.  Throwing the word routine in there makes it sound like it might be a complicated affair, but a bedtime routine for a baby is really all about signalling …

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EASY baby routine

The EASY baby routine from The Baby Whisperer Tracy Hogg has been by far the best that I’ve come across. I found the Gina Ford routines a little too rigid, and they just didn’t fit my baby’s day quite the same. The reason EASY worked for me was that I could just adapt the timings …

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11 myths about baby sleep

There’s so much misinformation out there about baby sleep, and it’s catching us at our most vulnerable – when we’re knackered. If you have been told to ditch breastfeeding, cut back on daytime naps, stop holding your baby so much or try a dream feed, then this post is for you! These are the myths …

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Teaching your baby to sleep in the first six months

There’s no getting away from it, if you’re a human being you need sleep to survive. However when baby arrives that becomes a very difficult need to fulfil. Those first six months can be an absolute killer. I’ve learned from my two that every single baby is different. You can raise them exactly the same …

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How to set your newborn baby’s internal clock

Newborns have no idea about the difference between day and night     It’s 1am. Your baby is wide awake, and so are you. In fact, you haven’t even gone to sleep yet. This is not the ideal situation for a mum who has just given birth and desperately needs some shuteye to recover. Babies …

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