Why are babies such noisy sleepers?

May 6 2022

So, why are babies such noisy sleepers? Baby sleep patterns can feel like a  minefield for lots of parents, especially when sleep deprived. In healthy adults, sleep patterns are usually consistent and clear. Whereas a baby’s sleep cycle might seem very unpredictable. With multiple night waking and short naps. Sleep plays a major role in development. Therefore, it is important fo...

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Why my baby won’t lie down for sleep

Oct 6 2021

To lie down is a skill Why my baby won't lie down for sleep? If you’re reading this, you’ve likely got a little one that’s been falling asleep in an awkward position or refusing to lie down. Or you’ve heard that it can be an issue and you’re looking to learn how to deal with it ahead of time. Your baby has learned to stand up! This is amazing and a wonderful milesto...

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Is sleep training safe?

Feb 5 2021

  Funny little baby with beautiful standing in a round white crib Unfortunately, we don’t get any practice swings or dress rehearsals when becoming a parent. Your first run-through is the final performance! This then naturally increases our dedication to solving problems before they spring up. What to feed baby, that’s often a contentious subject on its own, and we of...

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Attachment parenting and the attachment theory

Mar 3 2020

It is vitally important, before discussing attachment theory and its influence, to define it. There has been significant confusion about the meaning of the term since the introduction of the “attachment parenting” philosophy. They are however two completely different things.  Attachment parenting Attachment parenting is a term coined by Doctor William and Martha Sears. T...

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Baby sleep help, 5 easy steps

Jan 17 2020

Baby sleep habits can be baffling, and constant lack of sleep can turn our lives upside down. Whether it’s a baby not being able to settle at night. Or a toddler who refuses to nap, the results are the same. A parent who is sleep-deprived and in need of some baby sleep help. Step 1: Choose an early bedtime Working towards an early bedtime for a child is crucial for a good night...

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Snoring: Why does my child snore, and is it harmful?

Jan 9 2020

As a mother, the sight of your baby sleeping means they’re relaxed, feeling safe, and content with everything around them. I always used to get that warm feeling when I looked at my baby sleeping peacefully. A little bit of snoring just seems harmless and cute..... Is snoring a problem? Unfortunately, that sense of peace and serenity I used to get at the sound of a snoring ...

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White noise and your baby

Oct 29 2019

White noise and the media There has been a lot of recent media attention on the effect of white noise and babies. More specifically I recently read about a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This was about the potential harmful effects of white noise machines on a baby's hearing. As I was reading this I remember feeling my heart sink into my stomach...

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Top tips managing clocks with your baby

Oct 22 2019

Daylight saving (managing clocks) Changing clocks time is here again! I can sense the anxiety amongst you. Especially if you've just mastered getting your baby sleeping well.  Most the general public don’t mind it so much in the autumn when they gain an extra hour, but for new parents this can sent you into panic. Especially when you're already feeling very sleep deprived. ...

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Attachment parenting and sleep training

Jun 21 2019

Attachment parenting and sleep training. When parenting subjects come up, there are so many emotional ties and hardened beliefs involved. It can make changing someones mind set nearly impossible. Parenting styles As parents, we bear an enormous responsibility. It’s not just about keeping our little ones alive, warm, fed and happy. We’re all looking to raise exceptiona...

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How to extend your baby’s nap length

Jun 14 2019

Your baby wakes up in the morning after a solid night’s sleep. You feed her, change her, play with her for a little bit, take her for a little walk outside, then rock her to sleep and put her gently into her crib for her morning nap. And then, 30 minutes later, she wakes up fussy and irritable and. Despite your pleading and bargaining she refuses to go back to sleep. After ...

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