Category : Sleep

Happy and Healthy Baby: The Benefits of Infant Massage

Happy and Healthy Baby: The Benefits of Infant Massage

If you love the feeling of gentle strokes and relaxing oils, you should treat your little one to a baby massage. We all know the vast benefits a massage can have for our bodies as well as our minds, and it can help your baby to similar benefits such as aiding her digestion, improving circulation and easing tooth pain. It means a happier and healthier baby, and long nights filled with quiet resRead more...
The Guide To Safeguarding Your Child's Health

The Guide To Safeguarding Your Child's Health

There are so many things you have to think about as a new mum. Of course, half of the worries are hypotheticals that’ll never happen, but it’s hard to rationalise anything when your maternal instincts are so strong. You just want to do everything you can to guide this beautiful new life through the difficult maze that is the big, wide world. If you’re still struggling, however, to keep on top of eRead more...
Best Tips for Better Baby Sleep

Best Tips for Better Baby Sleep

If your restless baby has kept you up all night, I’m sure you’ve heard the most common tips already. Dimming the lights and making sure they’re fed before bedtime will only get you to a certain point; when you’re woken up night after night and nothing seems to work, any parent will start to lose hope in a good night’s rest. Don’t despair - try a few of these tips to help your baby sleep and get baRead more...
Babies, Toddlers, Sleep and Daylight Savings

Babies, Toddlers, Sleep and Daylight Savings

If you have an early riser or late to bed baby, daylight savings can send a strike of fear right through your gut. In Australia the clocks go back an hour on Sunday April 3rd 2016 and Daylight savings starts again on Sunday 2nd of October 2016. How do you manage the time change with a babies routine? I'm no expert personally, but I do know how tough it can be to find the time to research Read more...
5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

5 month old baby milestones, development and activities

Your baby is creeping up on 5 months old, and the milestones are coming at you fast and furious! By now, your baby is becoming more “sturdy”, and able to sit (sometimes without assistance, but always with you close by in case of a fall!), and lift their head and shoulders easily off the floor when on their stomach. They also will find a few sounds they really like to make, and will repeat thRead more...
10 Things You’ll Want To Know Before Baby Arrives

10 Things You’ll Want To Know Before Baby Arrives

Parenthood is far from something you can ever really prepare yourself for! However, knowing these key things before your little bundle arrives will at least help you skip past a few of the bumps amidst the mountains! How To Calm A Crying Baby Calming a baby starts with understanding why they are crying to begin with! Learn the 12 main reasons a newborn cries, and how to help! How To SwaddleRead more...
How much sleep and awake time should your baby have?

How much sleep and awake time should your baby have?

Everyone talks about sleep and how much your baby should be getting at different ages.  Not many people talk about how long your baby can handle being awake in between before they get overtired and the cycle can start on a very slippery slope.  Understanding the awake time was the biggest game changer in helping my little man get better at sleeping during the day.  Hope it helps! Here are two tRead more...
Rugging up for winter - Sleeping bag options

Rugging up for winter - Sleeping bag options

Post sponsored by Merino Kids Seriously how cold is it!  We live in an older home, the sort of home where there are so many drafts it's near impossible to plug them up and insulate my babies room.  I've tried a bunch of various sleeping bags that I bought online or on a whim thinking I could get something better.  To date I've tried GoBags, Plum and Target.  GroBags were my favourite until now.Read more...
Baby Sleep Roundup - Baby Sleep Tips

Baby Sleep Roundup - Baby Sleep Tips

When it comes to baby sleep it can seem to an enigma to the massively sleep deprived mum who is looking for a way… any way to help her little one sleep through the night. Being a mum in no way makes me an expert.  Having a 10 month old who still wakes frequently at night means I’ve been able to do my fair share of reading. Here’s a bunch of articles on baby sleep that may be of interest to you hRead more...