Baby/Toddler Standing in the Cot

It’s safe to say that as soon as your little one starts to find their feet, they will be pulling up and standing every opportunity they get! Developmental milestones are so magical to watch, as they grow in their independence and confidence, so grab the camera and make some core memories! But can developmental milestones …

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White Noise

White noise can work wonders for some babies or toddlers to help them sleep (or even adults!), but why is it so effective and how can you use it to your advantage. Read below why white noise can be fabulous, and our top tips for using it to support baby sleep. Why white noise? It …

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How to handle sleep when baby isn’t well.

You’ve probably found yourself in the situation of a poorly baby or toddler many times, afterall, who knew it was normal for babies to catch 11-12 colds per year?! It’s draining to say the least, not only for them but also for you as the parent. Getting through the winter cold/flu season feels like an …

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Creating a nursery for baby.

Setting up a nursery for a new arrival can be really exciting, and also pretty daunting if it’s your first time! You may be thinking about how you can make it pleasing to the eye but you also need to think about it functionally and practically to make sure you have everything set up the …

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Spilt Nights

You’ve gone to bed and drifted off, or you might have had a few hours sleep and then suddenly… your little one wakes up and is awake for a good chunk of time! They eventually go back to sleep and it takes you a little longer to nod back off with the confusion and the …

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Top 5 Tips for Clocks Changing – BST.

The gorgeous yellow daffodils are popping out and the weather is (slightly!) warmer which can only mean one thing…spring is around the corner and the clock change (going forward) is almost upon us! When it comes to the clocks changing to British Summer Time (BST), here at Sleepytime Sleep we think that this is the …

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Naps at Nursery: All you need to know!

When you first decided on the nursery or childcare setting your little one was going to attend, I imagine the sleeping situation wasn’t the first thing on your mind, it certainly wasn’t for me! I spent my time pondering the outdoor space, the types of toys they had, whether the menu had some nice healthy …

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What are “wake windows” and how do I use them?

Grumpy baby or toddler at nap time?  Waking shortly after seemingly nodding off?  Taking ages to fall asleep at nap time and bedtime with lots of protesting?  Does this sound familiar?! If this sums up your sleep situation at the moment, it’s worth looking at their wake windows so you can make some adjustments to …

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Tis the season to sleep well!

Jack frost has arrived and that can only mean one thing…Christmas is around the corner! Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, it’s lovely to spend some time with family and friends, especially as last Christmas this was much more difficult to do (Thanks a bunch Covid-19!).  You might be wondering how to keep your baby, …

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3 Tips To Improve Baby’s Sleep Routine

If you have a baby, toddler or child the chances are at some point you’ve had a pretty terrible night’s sleep. There is no way to truly describe that feeling of sleep deprivation without actually experiencing it! I remember thinking that my body was, at one point, purely running on coffee and adrenaline (but why …

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