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Five ways to get a better sleep this winter
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Five ways to get a better sleep this winter

LARGE parts of Australia woke to their coldest morning of the year over the weekend, and the winter chill is set to continue well into this week. On Sunday, Sydney had its coldest morning of the year with Sydney Olympic Park a frosty 1.2C at 6.30am, while Brisbane dropped to 5.2C for its coldest morning...

Is sleep training safe?
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Is sleep training safe?

How much sleep are you getting? If you’re like most young parents, the answer is very little. If you are waking night after night to soothe your baby back to sleep, you may be thinking that it’s time to do something about it. You may even be noticing that the lack of sleep is affecting...

How much sleep do we really need?
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How much sleep do we really need?

The amount of sleep an individual needs can vary greatly depending on their phase of life and unique makeup, but generally speaking a healthy adult requires between seven and nine hours of quality sleep per night. Newborns can require up to 17 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period, toddlers between 10 and 14,...

Reset young body clocks for start of school
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Reset young body clocks for start of school

https://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/5860867/reset-young-body-clocks-for-start-of-school/ While longer-than-normal sleep ins and a-bit-more-than-usual access to the Playstation has been a wonderful part of the holidays for most children, the looming school term means parents need to think about resetting those little body clocks so they are primed for the start of the school year. Holidays can induce jet-lag-like symptoms in children...

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6 ways to get more sleep this summer and still enjoy the party season

With a bit of planning you can still catch enough zzzzzzz… https://www.nowtolove.co.nz/health/body/how-to-get-more-sleep-this-summer-party-season-39828 It’s that time of the year again: last minute deadlines at work, parties with friends, long celebratory lunches and yet another glass of something fizzy because, come on, it’s nearly the holidays.   From early December until the middle of January, life is...

It’s time to talk about the role of sleep and post natal depression
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It’s time to talk about the role of sleep and post natal depression

www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/parenthood/mums/its-time-to-talk-about-the-role-of-sleep-and-post-natal-depression/news-story/fc710c03cf35cc5ec3c758385eefab10 Mum-of-two Raya Du Plooy opens about about her struggle with postnatal depression We all know lack of sleep goes hand in hand with parenthood. Tell someone you’re expecting and after the congratulations and celebrations, comes that common refrain, ‘Enjoy a good night’s sleep while you can!’ But despite all the warnings and knowing looks,...

Put me on your wishlist!
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Put me on your wishlist!

Babyvine has put together a wishlist for families, and guess what – I’m on it! Many tired parents are wishing they could get some more sleep, but they might not know how to ask for it. I’m a great present!   Christmas Wishlist 2018  

Most loved dad 2018 
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Most loved dad 2018 

Do you know a dad who inspires and impresses like no other? Tell him how much he means to you, and you can win a gift that will last a lifetime!  This year, for Father’s Day, I have teamed up with the lovely Daniella, and together we would love to help you celebrate all the...