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Not a good Night

E was not good this evening. Normally I hate using “good” for babies and toddlers as it implies anything that is undesirable is ‘not good’ i.e. ‘naughty’. But tonight, E was decidedly Not Good. She is teething, I’ll give her … Continue reading

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Yet another sleep blog

I sometimes think that sleep issues define parenthood. It seems to be the most talked about subject on forums, at playgroups, at the baby clinic. Maybe because at the time in the evening, when your eyelids are heavy and you … Continue reading

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When did bedtime get so hard?

M is going through a difficult phase with bed time right now. She is usually amazing at bedtime; toilet, teeth, pyjamas, a few stories, kiss goodnight, done. Recently she’s been fighting every step of the way. She doesn’t need a … Continue reading

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Topping up the AP.

Every so often I enjoy watching M fall asleep; sitting with her while she drifts off. I think of it as “topping up the AP”. Sitting with her for a bit longer than usual, taking a little more time and … Continue reading

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Dropping a nap

Yesterday M refused to nap at nursery. She’s just moved up to the 3-5 year old room, and so few of the children in that age range still nap that they send them into the 2-3 year room if they … Continue reading

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The naptime routine

I am seriously impressed with my youngest. You know how kids can mess about while walking with their parents, running away, pulling and swinging off mum’s coat, refusing to go in the pushchair? But then when you come to a … Continue reading

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