How can I Stop my child waking so early in the morning?

Early morning wake-ups can be a struggle for many parents, and there’s nothing worse than feeling like you’ve already had a full day at 11am. It’s worth noting that when I talk about early rising, I am talking about any wake times before 6am. Anything after 6am – I am afraid – is fair game … Read more

Is my baby chronically overtired?

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard about ‘overtiredness’ causing all sorts of sleep disruptions. Many parents are absolutely terrified of the impact of overtiredness on their little one and worry that their child is chronically overtired. But is overtiredness as big of a deal as it’s made out to be? Let’s delve … Read more

How much sleep does my baby or toddler need?

One of the most common questions parents ask is, “How much sleep does my child need?” And there is a lot of variation in what you might read online about this. Many parents are terrified their child is getting too much sleep, or more commonly, not enough sleep! So, let’s get into it… How many … Read more

Should I ever wake my sleeping baby?


You often hear the phrase ‘never wake a sleeping baby’ thrown around – but is there any truth to this? The short answer is ‘no’ – but the actual answer is a bit more complicated. Firstly, I want to reassure you that you don’t need to wake your baby ‘just because’, or to stick to … Read more

How to improve sleep (without sleep training!)


Becoming a parent is one of the most life-changing events you can go through. Some of it is amazing, and some of it is, well, exhausting. And often we aren’t prepared for the reality of sleep during the first few months (or years) of our babies lives. The truth is, it is normal for babies … Read more