• 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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  • My baby is waking every two hours – help!

    When your baby wakes up every two hours through the night, it is a huge drain for you as a parent.  I think as new mums we accept that night waking will be an issue, but when it’s still going on so regularly after a few months, we start to lose the plot.  When my

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  • Gentle baby sleep training – no cry method

    Do you want to sleep train your baby but you want to avoid leaving your baby to cry it out? There is a way to encourage your baby to sleep in their own bed, and fall asleep themselves, without leaving them to cry. It may take a little longer than other sleep training methods, but

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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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  • When will my baby sleep through the night?

    It is the eternal question that 90 per cent of parents have asked at some stage – when will my baby sleep through the night? Although being with your cute little baby is lovely, magical, precious, a thing of wonder to treasure forever and ever, blah blah blah, after being woken up multiple times a

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  • 25 ways to improve baby’s sleep (and your own!)

    This time last year I was a complete wreck.  My youngest had been waking frequently – sometimes staying up for hours on end – for nearly 12 months. I was slowly reaching the end of my tether, and losing the last of my marbles.  I was so tired I could hardly function. Conversations were virtually

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  • Why I wouldn’t want a night nanny

    If you could hand over all responsibility for night feeds to another person, would you do it? The nights with Isabella, my youngest, during her first year were the hardest experience of my life. It was like running on a treadmill, with no end to the workout in sight.  She was up for several hours,

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  • Think you know what sleep deprivation is?

    I owe everyone who I’ve chatted with, doled out advice to and sympathised with about sleep deprivation recently an apology. I thought I still understood how utterly, utterly crap sleep deprivation is. I thought I knew what it was like to be more than just tired, but feeling as if you might actually cease to

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  • 10 things no-one tells you about newborn baby sleep

    Want to hear the truth about newborn baby sleep? If you’re pregnant, you may want to make sure you’re sitting down. Everyone jokes about the tiring early weeks with a newborn baby, but I don’t recall anyone fully preparing me for the utter mindf**k that is trying to figure out why my crying, tired baby

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