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Sleep Deprived, scared New Parent?

Nothing can quite prepare a new mum or Dad for exactly how their life will change once a baby arrives and this can leave an excited parent scared and often sleep deprived than previously imagined. I don’t say this to alarm you, far from it; I think that every first-time parent should look forward to […]

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Night time Is Coming

Are your children sleeping soundly? Do you look forward to bedtimes with your children or does the mention of bedtime and bath time send you in to a spin as your stress levels rise? In our family we had pretty calm bed times and were always in bed by 6.30-7pm, I think my mother had […]

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Caught Up with Sleep?

baby and toddler playing

Have you caught up with sleep and recovered from the ‘busyness’ and excitement of Christmas and come back to work feeling refreshed and revived or come back to work for a rest from relatives? Whether you are a working parent or stay at home mum one thing is for sure, things will change this year […]

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Communication in Childhood and Business

How does your childhood unconsciously impacts you, your children and business? Everyone knows how important childhood is and what it takes to have a happy child. It is not always easy however to maintain calm when you have competing priorities or a busy work schedule, so how can you remain firmly in control and ‘get […]

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 The Highs and Lows of Parenthood

                         What does it take to go from being an Ordinary parent to an ExtraOrdinary parent? Every Mum or Dad works hard to keep their child happy and wants to give their baby or child the best start in life but it is amazing how difficult can this be in the first year or two […]

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Toddler not Sleeping -Working Mums

This week I’ve meet several mums whose baby or toddler didn’t sleep for several years prompting the words, “the Sanity Nanny, I wish I’d known you 5, 10, 20 years ago”!  “My son or daughter was so exhausting and we tried everything”! Many new and working mums, perhaps like you, are trying hard to juggle your family life, cope with a toddler […]

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Toddlers – New Behaviour

Happy toddler drinking quietly

Toddler New behaviour-How to manage children at the end of the day. Dealing with a new behaviour in your toddler can be a real challenge, particularly when it’s been a long day and they get their ‘second wind’ directly after tea. This is when you may find yourself flagging even more or end up yelling […]

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Toddler Refusing to Go to Bed

When you have a baby you expect sleepless nights, however when you’re toddler suddenly starts playing up and refusing to go to sleep and it all happens at the end of the day or middle of the night when you’re totally exhausted, what can you do? Dealing with a new behaviour in your toddler can […]

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Kids Off School – Summer Holidays

With the kids off school and many regular activities not operating over the summer holidays, you may even have had a luxurious lie-in but how do you choose what you really should be doing the rest of the day? If you are feeling a little overwhelmed or stretched to the limit ask yourself: Will this […]

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Wimbledon Champions

This week has been very exciting, it’s been the run up to the Wimbledon and the World Cup final, personally I’ve been out and about networking and meeting parents with babies and young children in Cheltenham. Now I’m not into football but I do love the tennis and I’m placing my bets on Roger Federer. […]

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