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  1. A question I'm often asked, Heres how to switch the days and nights around with your newborn.

    Are struggling with how your baby or toddler is sleeping right now? Are  you scratching your head in dismay at  your little ones current sleep habits? You can teach your little one to sleep through the night WITHOUT using harsh sleep training methods. Don't struggle on your own. I can help you get the sleep both you and your little one need. Get in touch. email me, tweet me or find me on Facebook. You don't have to struggle with sleep deprivation on your own. 

    Charmaine x 

  2. Drowsy But Awake-


    Dear tired mum. 

    If  the way your baby or toddler is sleeping right now is getting too much, i want you to know that i understand.

    It’s not going to last forever but perhaps the thought of carrying on like this for another night is all too much.

    I’m a mum too and although my daughter is now a teenager i work nights as a night nanny so i understand how sleep deprivation feels even now. 

    I can’t speak for you but for me not only am i tired i’m also feel overwhelmed emotional and have even been known to burst into tears

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  4. sleepcuesblog title


    I often talk about knowing your little one's sleep cues especially the early ones so that you can avoid overtiredness. Overtiredness can make it realy difficult to settle our little ones to sleep. Crying, meltdowns and tantrums are later cues of tiredness your little one might display but by the time they are crying they may already be too tired.

    So how can you recognise those early signals of tiredness? What do they look like?

    Early signs of tiredness can vary from  baby to baby. Your baby or toddlers signs may be completely different to another childs. Common early signs of tiredness can be sudden loss on interest in interacting with you, pulling their ears or rubbing their noses or faces.

    A great way to familiarise yourself with your own baby or toddlers early sleep cues or signals is to look at the average time your baby can be awake before needing to rest and sleep, ( the table below displays the averages) then around the end of that time pay close attention to your little ones behaviour and see what you notice. Do this a few times a day over a couple of days? What do you notice? the things you see them repeatedly do again and again before the more obvious signs of tiredness are your babies early sleep cues.

    When you notice those early signals begin the wind down process. Get them prepared for a nap, in a nice dark and quiet room or place, usuing white noise if necessary. In a few days you will notice your baby falls asleep  more quickly and easily and with a lot less resistance.



    Watch a live stream i hosted on the topic over on Periscope Here


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