Helping your child to sleep through the night|
On 07/03/2011 in Parent skills
If you want your child to sleep through the night, teach her to self settle
Your child's ability to settle herself when going to sleep, and subsequently if she wakes up in the night, is essential to a good night's rest for your child, and indeed you. Yet some children find this a difficult skill to master, often because
How to enjoy a good night's sleep|
On 05/10/2010 in Baby & toddler
A baby that won’t sleep can affect your whole family. Try our tips for a silent night
• Get your baby used to a night-time routine from day one. She probably won’t start to go to sleep when you want her to, but it will mean there’s already a routine in place she’s used to when she’s of an age that she can respond to one.• When
The politics of sleep|
On 12/03/2013 in Baby & toddler
From Ferberization to attachment parenting, we examine the politics of slumber...
Slumber is often a highly prized and rare commodity among new parents, so it’s no surprise getting your child to sleep can become an emotional affair.Take the furore created by Dr Richard Ferber, the founding director of the Center For Pediatric
A to Z of sleep|
On 18/04/2010 in Health
Simple strategies to give your child sweet dreams every night.
A is for Ambient lighting Soft lighting activates sleep-inducing chemicals called oxytocin in your child’s brain. It is not known precisely which kind of lighting activates oxytocin most successfully, but we do know that bright or harsh light
Joe Blogs sleeps over at London Zoo|
On 16/11/2011 in Fashion news
Smart Boy About Town beds down with the Hexbugs and wakes up with the penguins…
't so sure I could sleep soundly surrounded by spiders, beetles or tamarins, but I just pulled the covers up over my head, and before I knew it the zookeeper was waking us up at 6am. It's really fun walking round the zoo bright and early before all
Sleep in style|
On 29/11/2011 in Fashion news
Get your paws on some cosy Gruffalo pyjamas from Their Nibs
These gorgeous Gruffalo pyjamas will be on every little Gruffalo fan’s wish list this season; just in time for the film on the BBC at Christmas. They have been designed by popular childrenswear label, Their Nibs, which produces wonderfully soft cotton jersey pyjamas and was highl...
Sleep easy with Anna Child’s Sofia Room Set|
On 01/03/2009 in Interiors
Make sure you check out Anna Child’s superb Sofia Room Set
If you like the fresh and sturdy Scandinavian look, check out Anna Child’s Sofia Room Set from Nordic Style that’s crafted using the finest quality wood and painted with eco-friendly paints. The bed frame costs £1,195 and upholstery fabric, available in a range of colours, costs ...
On 01/12/2010 in Interiors
Gently rock your baby to sleep with the new Metro from Babycotpod
The new Metro from Babycotpod has to be one of the funkiest ways to rock you baby to sleep. It comes in dark wood, light wood or white and measures 113x62x54cm. £375 from Babycotpod.
Family party on the Isle of Wight|
On 14/03/2012 in UK
Go large this summer in the ultra-luxe five-bedroom The Knook that sleeps up to 12
With more than 4,500 square feet of living space, The Knook on the Isle of Wight has five bedrooms and sleeps 12, so is perfect for an English island holiday on a grand scale.The Knook comes with its own cinema, games room, hot tub, sauna, a quarter
Great adventures: camping|
On 26/08/2011 in Tips & advice
There are few family bonding experiences as glorious as camping out, being at one with nature and sleeping (or not!) beneath the stars…
everything much more of an adventure. Squashed together in a small space, you learn so much more about each other. Listening to their little snores as they sleep, while you sit by the fire drinking wine, is very different to tucking them up in their own beds