Give the Gift of Sleep this Christmas

Newborn

Being a new parent is probably one of the most exhausting periods in anyone’s life and if like me you are gifted with a non-sleeper it can be extra tough. What if you could give the gift of solid sleep? Parents-to-be can now get clued up on how to get solid stretches from as early as 3 weeks (and yes, including breastfed babies, too!!) thanks to support from Eve and her team at Calm and Bright. Contrary to popular belief,… Continue Reading “Give the Gift of Sleep this Christmas”

Waking Sleeping Beauty

Teenager

Mornings used to be so organised in our household. It was easy to make sure everything was done and organised when I was up so early with Sebastian and even the teen was good at getting himself out of bed. Things seem to have changed drastically since the start of this school year. I am still up early and 99% of the time and really organised, lunches are made, kids are dressed and fed but we have hit a few… Continue Reading “Waking Sleeping Beauty”

Premier Inn’s Travel Sleep Tips Campaign

Premier Inn

Premier Inn understands that getting your child into a regular sleep routine can be one of the biggest challenges as a parent and, if you’re staying in an unfamiliar environment such as a hotel, they may become unsettled. They have asked me to share my experiences in getting my children to sleep whilst travelling and staying in unfamiliar accommodation. My first tip is to prepare them for the change in surroundings. Travelling can be hugely exciting and I normally give my… Continue Reading “Premier Inn’s Travel Sleep Tips Campaign”

Twinkle Tog Review and Competition

twinkletog

Do you have a toddler who wriggles so much they don’t keep the covers on and you are forever going in to put them back on? I do! Eliza seems to throw her covers off within seconds of falling asleep and no matter how many times I cover her up she does it again and again and again.  I have tried tucking her in tightly, giving her a special blanket to cuddle but nothing works and she keeps waking up… Continue Reading “Twinkle Tog Review and Competition”

Far too early!

Ever since the clocks changed back in October Isaac and Eliza just don’t seem to be able to sleep past 5.30am and they deliberately wake Sebastian up as they know that I will get up if he is awake.  Now he is also programmed to wake up at that time and its leaving me exhausted. I toyed with the idea of trying to change routines over Christmas but the excitement levels were too high to even think about it.  Now… Continue Reading “Far too early!”