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The Self-Settling Facts All Parents Need To Know

The Self-Settling Facts All Parents Need To Know   One of the most common questions parents ask me is how they can encourage their baby to self-settle. There are so many myths surrounding self-settling, it can be difficult to know where to start. My aim is to help parents get back to sleep and so […]

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If You Want A Better Night’s Sleep, Do This ONE Thing

If You Want A Better Night’s Sleep, Do This ONE Thing There is a universal piece of advice I give to parents who come to me for help with getting more sleep. I have seen this advice work time and time again for anxious, sleep-deprived parents. My advice to them is: get rid of your […]

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Feeding Your Baby While On Holiday

Feeding Your Baby While On Holiday   I spent the majority of my twenties working as a nanny for a number of pro golfers. This mainly involved looking after their babies while travelling around the globe. Suffice to say, I quickly became an expert at caring for babies on the road and I’m here to […]

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Early mornings and clock changes

How to address early mornings, and how to take advantage of the clock change! Early mornings, possibly one of the most common sleep issues I hear parents ask about. Its not unusual for babies to be bouncing out of their cot at 5am- for me that is still the middle of the night! There are […]

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Top Tips For Travelling With A Baby

Top Tips For Travelling With A Baby Even when your baby is in the perfect routine, travelling (especially across different time zones) can throw up a number of challenges. Having spent many years travelling across the globe as a nanny, I have picked up many tips for travelling with a baby. I hope you find […]

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Getting rid of that dummy!

As with anything to do with children the most important thing is consistency. There is no half measure with dummy removal. Here are some steps you can take to facilitate the removal process, especially in older children: Ensure that for at least a couple of weeks leading up to the full removal that your baby/child […]

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Top tips to encourage your baby to sleep

As most parents will tell you, the term ‘sleeps like a baby’ can be a very misleading saying! Over two thirds of parents will face some degree of sleep issue in the first 2 years of their babies life. Although its almost impossible to avoid sleep deprivation completely there are definite steps as a parent […]

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Weight gain and growth spurts

In the first few days after that baby is born it is perfectly normal for their weight to drop. The dropped weight is usually regained by the end of the first week to 10 days, after which they are expected to follow their growth chart on the centile they are born on. Most new mums […]

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How to cope with winter bugs

Winter the season of beautiful colours, crisp mornings, roast dinners and of course the most exciting point if you have children, Christmas. With it however also comes snotty noses, colds, infections and those dreaded tummy bugs! I tell you how to cope with winter bugs. Unfortunately, especially if your baby or toddler is in childcare, these […]

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