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Why is a consistent bedtime routine so important?

 For many parents, getting their child ready and into bed is the most difficult part of the day. All we want is for our kids to brush their teeth, don their pyjamas, climb into bed, and gradually drift off into a peaceful sleep. And what do we get? Arguments, tantrums, and a small child full ...
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How should you deal with your child’s bedtime anxiety?  

How should I deal with my child's bedtime anxiety?  When you have a preschool child, bedtime tends to go one of two ways. For example, on Monday, your little one might be overjoyed to jump into bed, happily listen to one of their favourite stories and drift off into a deep, peaceful sleep till ...
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Is there emotional value in disappointing your toddler?

Is there emotional value in disappointing my toddler?You're at a party with your friends and it's time to leave. Your toddler starts crying and refusing to go with you. You plead with them, desperately trying to prove to them that leaving is the right thing to do: “it's past your bedtime...
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What is sleep regression?

What is sleep regression?Before you became a parent, all your friends warned you of the sleepless nights. But to your surprise, your child turned out to be the best little sleeper you could have hoped for! She never resisted her naps, she never stalled at bedtime and she always seemed to wake up at...
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How do I get my 1 - 2 year old to sleep?

How do I get my 1 - 2-year-old to sleep?Just when you thought your little one's sleep problems were over, they've started waking up through the night again, as frequently as they did when they were a newborn! You and your family were finally waking up rested, and now, you're all exhausted again! Wha...
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When can my baby use a pillow?

Bedtime has always been a time that you treasure and look forward to. After all, that feeling of laying your head on a soft, plump pillow as you curl up in the duvet at the end of a long hard day is one of the best in the world. A moment to yourself in which you can truly relax. Now that you have a ...
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How do I establish good sleeping conditions?

How do I establish good sleeping conditions for my baby?As the parent of a newborn, you'll come across rather a lot of sleepless nights. There will be tears, dirty nappies, breastfeeding, bottles, and more tears. And while we can't promise you sleep-filled nights and zero crying, with a few suggesti...
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