Category Archive: Sleep Solutions

Mar 19

Fatherhood ! no one warned me .

Another great video from Fiat  – I just love them – the music, the sense of  ‘it does happen to others too – not just me!’ and most importantly I love the humour. Take a look at it here and pass it onto friends and family – especially if they have just had a new borne …

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Mar 23

What time do your children go to bed ?

We have a very strict routine in our household – bedtime for all our children(they range from 6-13) during the week is by 8 pm – they should try to sleep which mostly they do or otherwise read. Not only de we believe children need a good nights sleep but we need an evening! It …

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Mar 07

Pregnant Stacey Solomon caught smoking

Seven months pregnant Stacey Solomon was caught smoking four cigarettes in two hours as she stood in an alley way clutching her baby bump. ‘My Doctor said I could’ was her only comment ! The 22-year-old told The People newspaper: I know it doesn’t look good but I only have a few cigs a day.’ …

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Feb 06

The social taboo surrounding… head lice

I have a confession to make. I’ve had head lice. Not when I was 9 years old, no. Last year. At the grand old age of 31. The whole experience was – predictably – disgusting. I spent weeks with a very itchy head, not realising I was infested with these disgusting creeping creatures. I thought …

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Jan 24

My child is scared of the dark…but electricity bills are soaring!

One day, out of the blue, my 4-year-old son decided that darkness was scary and requested to have the light on in the corridor at night, with the door open as wide as possible so he could check that is it indeed, on all night. I always promised myself I would never give in to …

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Jan 13

When your baby sleeps Mum must rest

My kids have a new cousin Louisa – very cute very beautiful but a headache for her new parents, especially at night. The problem is that Louisa will only fall asleep sucking a boob – so when she wakes up at night (four times…) she needs it again Her mum says  ‘I thought at x3 …

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Nov 08

Winter Safety Warning

As the weather starts to bite, we all know that it is sensible to protect against our pipes freezing and to keep emergency kits in our cars. But there is a threat to family life at this time of year that many of us do not consider – carbon monoxide, the ‘silent killer’.   Carbon monoxide …

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Aug 09

What do Helena Bonham Carter,‘Kates’ Winslet, Beckinsale, Denise van Outen and many other celebrity mums have in common ?

They all agree ‘Breast is best’ –  however mothers need to know more about ‘how’ not ‘why ‘according to Clare Byam-Cook – an expert in helping mothers learn the techniques of feeding their baby. I can personally recommend her as she sat in my sitting room some 12 years ago to give me advice and …

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Apr 11

Is back to sleep causing problems?

We are all familiar with the Back to Sleep Campaign launched in 1994 which instructed parents to place their newborn babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). As a result of this directive, babies are spending more and more time on their backs which has apparently …

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Mar 17

Pampers Soothology Sleep Tips

Parents know how VITAL it is to the family dynamic to get a good sleep. If the children aren’t sleeping, the parents aren’t sleeping and no one can function properly. Sleep can be illusive in the first few months after bringing baby home. Pampers is here to help with Sleep Expert Wendy Dean. Wendy Dean …

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