Parenting and Sleep

Whether you’re a new parent or extending the family, getting a good night’s sleep can be a challenge when you have a little one to look after. Read our articles to find out how both parents and children can enjoy a restful sleep.

Top Ten Sleep Tips For New Parents

Top Ten Sleep Tips For New Parents

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time for new parents, but it can also be tough on sleep routines. Adjusting to new demands on your time can be exhausting, but getting the sleep you need is just as challenging. By the time your baby is three months old, they...

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Teaching Your Child to Self-Soothe

Teaching Your Child to Self-Soothe

Everyone has brief wakeful periods during the night between moments of deep sleep. While most adults aren’t aware of waking, because they wake for less than three minutes, a young baby who wakes up won’t know how to go back to sleep. Therefore, when they’re awake,...

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Sleeping Tips for Children with Additional Needs

Sleeping Tips for Children with Additional Needs

When a child does not sleep well, the whole family can be affected. The child can be left either too tired to think, or they can be over-active. The parents could be exhausted and unable to think clearly. This could also lead them to feeling like they’re struggling to...

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Shedding a Light on Nightmares

Shedding a Light on Nightmares

Nobody likes them, but we’ve all had them. Nightmares that we can’t seem to wake up from and, when we do, we don’t want to go back to sleep. Nightmares can occur in older children and adolescents, but are extremely common in younger children, especially during the...

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Sleeping Stages of Childhood

Sleeping Stages of Childhood

Just as everyone has different favourite foods, TV shows, films, and style, every child starts with a different natural sleeping pattern. This can be a challenge to adjust to, especially for new parents who are discovering their child’s sleep pattern for the first...

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Create A Daily Schedule

Create A Daily Schedule

Children don’t need to know how to tell the time to learn a daily schedule. A daily schedule helps to set their internal body clock, encouraging sleep at the same time each day so that they – and you – can get a good night’s sleep. From as early as six to eight weeks,...

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Coping with Sleep Deprivation as A New Parent

Coping with Sleep Deprivation as A New Parent

If you’re a parent, you don’t need to be told that you need some more sleep. Sleepless nights and tired eyes are a stamp of parenthood – and forgetting where you’ve put your car keys is a long-standing tradition. A good night’s sleep is the obvious remedy – but this...

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Bedtime Routines to Help Your Child Get Back to School

Bedtime Routines to Help Your Child Get Back to School

With children playing outside on warm evenings, and enjoying a few late mornings, bedtime routines fall away during the summer. So when school is about to start again, it can be difficult to suddenly return to early mornings. Therefore, it’s important to help your...

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Tips For Getting Your Child to Sleep On Christmas Eve

Tips For Getting Your Child to Sleep On Christmas Eve

There's no doubt about it, Christmas Eve is one of the most exciting times of the year for your little ones. Yet, it also brings a bit of dread when it comes to bedtime. There's a little part in all of us that gets excited on Christmas Eve, but it's important to...

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Top Tips to Get Your Child to Sleep

Top Tips to Get Your Child to Sleep

Getting your little one to drift off can sometimes be a daunting task. Here at SlumberSlumber, we've put together a few tips on getting your child to sleep. 1) The Bedroom Pay attention to your child’s bedroom. A cool, dark, and quiet room is ideal. Remove most toys,...

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