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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 do I ensure my child has enough sleep in a dual-career family?

Changing your life to have children when both you and your partner have full on, time consuming careers is a big decision to make. When you have a child, life is no longer about hitting those targets on Monday morning and working late at the office whenever you need to. Suddenly, there's a little...
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How do I help my kids sleep well on holiday?

 You're a couple of nights into your summer holiday, the holiday you've so been looking forward to after a long and tiring year. It's sunny and warm, the hotel is gorgeous — just a short walk from the beach — and there's even a pool! But so far, it's been anything but relaxing. Why? ...
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How important is exercise when it comes to sleep?

 How important is exercise when it comes to sleep? After a long and busy day, all you want to do is get the kids in bed and relax on the sofa to your favourite TV show. The kids are in their pyjamas, and they've brushed their teeth, but they're rushing here and there, jumping from one bed to the...
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What should I do about my child’s sleepwalking?

What should I do about my child's sleepwalking? Let's imagine you're sitting in the living room, drinking a cup of tea or a glass of wine, enjoying some time to yourself now that your little one is finally in bed when suddenly a door creaks open somewhere in the house. You hear the pitter-patter...
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What should I do about my child’s sleep-talking? 

What should I do about my child's sleep-talking? As a parent, you've almost certainly heard your preschooler talking in their sleep. Whether they were speaking gibberish or stringing a long and random sentence together, it probably didn't make much sense, and it probably made you laugh rather a ...
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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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How do I create a sleep-friendly environment for my child?

How do I create a sleep-friendly environment for my child?Some kids can sleep anywhere and everywhere, and at any time of day! They could be sitting on an uncomfortable park bench or lying on a hardwood floor, all they need to do is close their eyes, and they'll drift off into the deepest of...
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What should I do about my child’s teeth grinding during sleep?

What should I do about my child's teeth grinding during sleep? As a parent, you're probably all too used to your little one climbing into your bed in the middle of the night, clambering all over the duvet before snuggling in beside you. It doesn't take long for you both to fall asleep again, but ...
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How important is light and darkness for my child’s sleep?

How important is light and darkness for my child's sleep? There's nothing more frustrating than knowing your child should be sleeping soundly in their bed, but instead finding them full of energy, rushing around, jumping from here to there, doing anything and everything except actually sleeping...
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