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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Overcoming Baby Sleep-When Do I get help?

Many parents expect their new baby or toddler to settle into good sleep habits after a few weeks or months, however when things don’t improve month after month, how long should you wait before you decide to get help to overcome baby and child sleep matters and what are the causes? Many mums and dads are…

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Parenting Pain or Sleep Pleasure?

Parenting Pain or pleasure as your new baby sleeps all night? When you are expecting your first born child, you have all kinds of thoughts and ideas going through your head ranging from excitement, elation, fear to panic and concern, giving you the jelly wobbles about how different your life will be and how you…

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Single Parents Lacking Sleep

Single Parents Lacking Sleep-Working and Coping with Under Fives This week I spoke to two single Dads who are doing amazingly well with looking after their children all aged under five and managing a full time job, fortunately their babies and toddlers sleep well. One of them though, works 16-18 hours a day and the…

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Toddlers – New Behaviour

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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