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Back to School Sleep Tips : Help Your Child be ready (2020)

Alright, let me just start off here by saying, no judgment for what might have gone down in the last couple of months.

I know… I’m a child sleep consultant and you may think that I’m going to tell you off for the late bedtimes, inconsistent schedules, or any of the many naughty things that may have taken place over your summer holidays and during lock down. Read more

Toddler Playing in the Cot at Nap Time

Problem Solving

Today I want to talk a little bit about playing in the cot. If you are a veteran of the BabyWinkz Sleep Sense program, this might sound like something you’ve experienced. If you’re not, this might sound like the craziest thing ever. If you’ve got a child who’s not sleeping well, the idea that they might be playing in their cot is probably pretty crazy to you, but it happens. If you’ve got a child who can sleep well, can sleep independently, feel great about their cot, is happy to go there when it’s sleep time, you will find that there will be periods in your child’s life where they’re having a party in that cot all by themselves.

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Baby Winkz Consultancy - Baby Wont sleepAnswer The Question For Mummy…

This is a question I often asked my first born daughter when she was a toddler. I asked it in a sweet voice, I asked it in a pleading voice, I asked it in an angry voice, but no matter how many times I asked, she never gave me the answer.

I can remember the night— and some of you will know exactly what I’m talking about— when I felt like I could not take it anymore. My daughter just would not stay asleep and I had hit rock bottom, exhausted from waking up multiple times every night and having to soothe her back to sleep. My husband found me at 3:00am in the morning crying away in our living room… my baby won’t sleep Read more

BabyWinkz Consultancy - baby can't sleepYour child can’t sleep anywhere else?

Today I want to talk a little bit about getting your baby to sleep somewhere other than their cot. I get emails from parents a lot of times saying, “My baby sleeps so well on The Sleep Sense Program. She takes great naps in her cot, but she really won’t sleep anywhere else.”

If there is a downside, which I don’t think there is, but if there is a downside to having a baby who sleeps well, it’s that they often don’t sleep that great in other locations, but none of us do.. Read more

It’s time for a new term at school – and that can lead to sleeping problems for children. In fact, it’s believed that around 30% of school-age children suffer from some sort of sleep disorder, and that can have a long-term impact on their health and behaviour both at home and at school. Read more