Ever since Max started school, he has been keen to read everything in sight. He has always enjoyed bedtime stories before bed, but now we get an extra book each day that he gets to read to us. He likes to point out the signs that he can read when we’re out and about, for
Extraordinary Moments at Bedtime
This is an advertorial post in collaboration with Cow & Gate Growing Up Milk. Now that Max is at school, it is just Chloe and I during the day. I remember having these one-on-one days with Max way before Chloe was born and they were so special. So until September, Chloe and I had never
Sleep Style: Does it Determine the Mattress or Pillows You Should Use?
Some assume we lie relatively still and peaceful all night, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Sleep contains a variety of different phases each with their own characteristics and benefits for the body. Due to this, many of us will often move around in our sleep until we reach the ‘deep’ phase. It’s
How to Get Your Kids into a Better Bedtime Routine
At some point, every parent will face the challenge of a child who won’t settle to sleep. Whether it’s a fear of monsters or the dark, or the sudden need for a drink, hug, story, chat (or any of the other million-and-one reasons a child can think of to stay up a little later!), getting
All About Our Bedtime Routine (and a Giveaway)!
When my children were first born, I was the worst at getting into a routine. I breastfed them both and in my experience, it is hard to get them in a steady routine when doing this. Sometimes they are hungrier than others and equally, more tired than others. So we didn’t really settle into a
What we’re reading…
So when I say what we’re reading, I basically mean what we’re reading with our toddler. I have some books lined up to read myself but right now I seem to have zero time for that. But there are so many fab children’s books out there and sometimes you don’t know where to start and