21 Days to Peace and Quiet Review – how we sleep trained gently

gentle sleep training methods

Sleep training’s totally optional. You hear people say, “Oh, but we’re not ready for sleep training yet.” Like it’s as natural as your baby needing their first pair of shoes. It’s not like that – you can do it or not and it’s up to you. I decided to sleep train my daughter when she …

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How to get your toddler to sleep independently in 4 easy steps

lying with child at bedtime

Well, hey you, over there in the dark, lying next to your kid again – and wondering if they’re finally asleep and you can dare to move? Even if you’re not there right now, mom-or-dad, you probably know what I’m talking about. See, not so long ago that was me lying on the floor – …

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13 easy ways to get your baby or toddler sleeping better

Getting babies and toddlers to sleep is hard work. Hard work that plays with your emotions. So many times I’ve thought I had it figured out only to find myself holding a tired but definitely awake baby again. And it’s just so exhausting – and stressful. This post contains affiliate links, which means that I …

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Toddler bedtime made easy with the perfect bedtime routine

unhappy baby in bed

You know what little kids really love? Routines. I know that’s not what they’d tell you (candy? trampolines? splash parks?) but children actually love knowing what to expect. They love routine. As a mum and teacher, I’ve seen over and over again how much children thrive on doing the same things day in and day …

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Why breastfeeding to sleep is NOT bad for you – or your baby.

why nursing to sleep really is ok

Are you reading this because you keep seeing articles about getting your life back as a new parent? Get that baby to sleep! Enjoy date nights with your partner! It all sounds great. All that free time. Or time to do the dishes, put on a load of washing and walk the dog. But maybe …

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How to easily get your baby into a sleep schedule – and change your life

I know – it’s a little dramatic, saying that something like a baby sleep schedule actually changed my life – but it did. A few months ago, things were very different. I had just had a baby and that baby was very hard to get to sleep. Most nights, she was up until after 11pm …

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