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Self-soothing – what is it?

It’s a phrase you probably never heard before you were a parent, and now you’re obsessed with it. “If only he would self-soothe we would all get more sleep” – right? Lets look at what it means, how it works and how to achieve it (obviously in an age-appropriate and developmentally sensitive way!). You may [...]

By | 2017-06-30T11:23:27+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Sleep|0 Comments

You, your child, and crying. What it all means.

‘No cry’, ‘low cry’ gentle sleep solutions. That's what I'm all about. As much as practically possible. But will your little one definitely not cry? No guarantees I’m afraid. Many parents (myself included!) absolutely HATE hearing their little one crying, and will do anything to avoid crying. There is of course a lot of variability [...]

By | 2017-07-03T16:46:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Sleep|0 Comments

How to rescue breastfeeding from disaster

​Did your baby receive supplemental bottles of expressed milk or formula as a newborn? Not what you had planned? Is combination feeding becoming a nightmare? Don’t panic! All is not lost. This story is familiar to many mums. You planned to breastfeed. You wanted to. But your baby doesn’t behave like your antenatal class doll [...]

By | 2017-06-30T15:04:39+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Breastfeeding and bottle feeding|1 Comment

Night waking in older children

You could be forgiven for thinking that once the toddler years are over you're home and dry with disrupted nights sleep!! But the brutal truth is that there are lots of reasons why your 4, 5, 6, or 7-year old could be having trouble settling to sleep or staying asleep. This is not exhaustive, but [...]

By | 2017-06-30T09:48:21+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Sleep|0 Comments

An open letter to schools about behaviour policies…

If you are concerned about the tendencies to over-use time outs, removal of playtime privileges, being isolated from the class, denied treats or ridiculing children in order to control behaviour then please feel free to cut and paste this letter, adapt it as you see fit, and spread widely. Let's start a revolution in how [...]

By | 2017-06-29T05:42:15+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Parenting, behaviour and bonding|0 Comments