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Diary of a tired mummy ...

7pm – Start feeding baby in the dark.  Thank God for smartphones.  What did people do during darkened feeds back in the days of the Nokias? 619 more words

Eating Humble Pie Gratefully

I know kids pretty well, I think. I’ve been babysitting other people’s kids since I was old enough to be left on my own — age eleven or twelve. 1,621 more words

Family And Children


Sleep is the holy grail for pregnant women and new moms. We talk about it in hushed, reverent tones like it’s heroin and we’re all jonesing for a fix (Are you getting any? 1,114 more words


Crying It Out

If you’ve got a child still waking in the night and you’re considering the ‘cry it out’ technique then reading our experience may help you decide if it’s for you. 1,003 more words


I have a secret. I lie about my son's sleep. 

It’s a shocking topic today on the blog, just hold your judgements till the end.

What happened was that within mere minutes after my son was born (or maybe it was two weeks…) someone asked me if he was sleeping through the night. 253 more words


10 'truths' about sleeping through the night

If you’re reading this, then like me and probably most other parents, you’re after the holy grail. The answer that will get your child to sleep through the night. 875 more words


Sleeping through the night

When you have a baby, one of the first questions friends ask you after enough time has elapsed is, “Is he sleeping through the night?” This milestone is viewed as the utmost achievement of babyhood, a feat far more applauded than rolling over, popping out a first tooth or even crawling. 570 more words