Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

As your baby reaches 6 months, many parents are feeling a little more confident, the newborn fog is clearing and your child is taking small steps towards independence. Perhaps you can grab a shower or make some food while they play for short periods under a play mat. Then overnight your baby changes, and they no longer to be put down or left alone for a single moment. Welcome to separation...

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Travelling with children…UK edition!

Travelling with children…UK edition!

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Eat your way to sleep

Eat your way to sleep

EAT YOUR WAY TO SLEEPHow to make nutrition work for your child's sleepThis week is Healthy Eating Week (14th to 20th June 2021), a campaign from the British Nutrition Foundation to help us all improve our health and wellbeing. We all know that eating a healthy balanced diet is good for growth and development in children (plus a whole load of additional benefits!), but what about specifically for...

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Formula = Fuller = More Sleep?

Formula = Fuller = More Sleep?

FORMULA = FULLER = MORE SLEEP?Will offering a bottle really get you and your child a better nights sleep?It's World Milk Day on 1st June, and I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate it, than to address the most commonly asked question that I receive about milk. One of the biggest fears of a breastfeeding Mum is that her baby isn't recieving enough milk, and as a hungry baby won't settle to...

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Stepping out of lockdown

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Secrets of a Night Nanny

Secrets of a Night Nanny

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It’s time to Spring Forward!

It’s time to Spring Forward!

It's time to Spring ForwardBritish Summer Time begins on Sunday 28th MarchTips to help your child with the transition It’s that time of year again where we lose an hour of sleep, as British Summer Time begins on Sunday 28th March. For those tired parents with early risers, this one can definitely work in your favour… We don't yet know how routines may change as we start to emerge out of...

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Baby bonding – is it love at first sight?

Baby bonding – is it love at first sight?

BABY BONDINGIs it love at first sight?It's February, the month of love, so what better way to think about love than the special bond you and your baby can create together to form a lifelong relationship built on trust, affection and security? Did you know that oxytocin, often referred to as the love hormone, has a huge role to play in how securely your baby bonds with you? Levels of oxytocin in...

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Tips for taking newborn photos at home

Tips for taking newborn photos at home

TIPS ON HOW TO TAKE NEWBORN PHOTOS AT HOME USING YOUR OWN CAMERA Bringing a baby into your home is a moment that you want to capture. While some of you may book a professional to photograph your baby, some of us are excited at the idea of capturing our newborn’s first days ourselves. I have here on the blog today tips and advice from a lifestyle newborn photographer HJ Photography to help guide...

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The Gift Of Sleep This Christmas

The Gift Of Sleep This Christmas

Ask any parent in December what they really want for Christmas and you can guarantee that high up there on the list is SLEEP. Yes, large quantities of mulled wine and mince pies will definitely help get you through the worst of the sleep deprivation, but what about when the hangover or sugar high wears off? I see some common themes each year around Christmas time so here’s my insights for...

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Separation Anxiety

As your baby reaches 6 months, many parents are feeling a little more confident, the newborn fog is clearing and your child is taking small steps towards independence. Perhaps you can grab a shower or make some food while they play for short periods under a play mat....

Travelling with children…UK edition!

Find out if you should throw out your child’s routine (along with your sanity!) when you go on holiday.

Eat your way to sleep

How to make nutrition work for your child’s sleep

Formula = Fuller = More Sleep?

FORMULA = FULLER = MORE SLEEP?Will offering a bottle really get you and your child a better nights sleep?It's World Milk Day on 1st June, and I couldn't think of a better way to celebrate it, than to address the most commonly asked question that I receive about milk....

Stepping out of lockdown

The impact on mental health and sleep

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