How to deal with the end of daylight saving

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Getting your child into a good routine is tough work, and just when you think you’ve got it right, something throws a spanner in the works. This “something” I’m talking about is daylight saving! Can I hear a collective “grrrr”? This weekend the clocks turn back to normal time, so I’m sharing some tips on how to cope with the … Read More

I’m a sleep failure

Eddie catching up on sleep

Hi, I’m Erin, and I’m a sleep failure. I am. Don’t try and convince me otherwise. You see I have a child, sometimes two children, who frequently wake during the night. They aren’t babies, so I can’t use that excuse. They are four years old and nearly six years old. For realz. You see, I am a failure. It wasn’t … Read More

The sleep rollercoaster takes another dip…

Don't let this fool you! They were awake again by 10.30pm!!

If you type the word “sleep” into this website, you will be delivered 17 pages of results. That’s 171 blog posts and articles on The Mums Group alone, about the most talked about topic of parenthood. And even though I have contributed to, or written the bulk of those posts, I still shockingly don’t have all of the answers. At … Read More

When your child won’t sleep

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I remember when Eddie was a baby, reading a blog post from a fellow mumma, about her child who refused to sleep. It was a real battle to get her into bed each night, and after that she would wake frequently. I hate to admit it, but I remember judging that mum. How could she not have taught her daughter … Read More

Daylight saving…how to make the sleep switch

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Getting your child into a good routine is tough work, and just when you think you’ve got it right, something throws a spanner in the works. This “something” I’m talking about is daylight saving! Can I hear a collective “grrrr”? So here are some tips to cope with turning that clock forward…then back again! Changing your routine to suit daylight … Read More