Burn the books

Recently I have been asked to conduct information sessions for mothers around the sleep and settling challenges in babies/toddlers. In these session I offer tips and techniques around creating more sleep and harmony in the home. During these sessions, with much discussion, we have concluded that the amount of information out there on sleep and…

Understanding your baby’s cry and why

It’s hard listening to your baby cry and as parents it pulls at your “heart strings”. So if your baby is tired why don’t they just close their eyes and go to sleep? Wouldn’t it be nice if it were that easy! Traditionally, crying was sometimes ignored. Have you ever heard an older relative say…

Caring for your Newborn baby.

So you are home from hospital! For some, you feel elated while others burst into tears as soon as you walk through the front door. You may ask yourself “Why am I crying? shouldn’t I be over the moon?!”. And then you may think to yourself …. “Oh that’s right! My boobs hurt, my milk…

Hints to help you all get more sleep.

Wouldn’t that be nice! But when “witching hour” (when baby is most unsettled) seems like it is never-ending, a bit like “groundhog day”, it feels like it is almost impossible! And let’s not forget about the confusion that comes with all the information and advice out there – whether it be your mother-in-law that knows…