Dozing Off Made Easy

Credit Getting to sleep isn’t always so easy. Even though you might think that you should be really tired after your busy day, you might still find it difficult to drop off once your head hits the pillow. There are a few reasons why that may be but, thankfully, they are all easy to solve. […]

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Can Sleeping on the Best Mattress Make You Feel Better?

              Why should you sleep on the best mattresses? According to Try Mattress, sleeping on firm memory foam or spring mattresses comes with several health benefits. Various sleep experts are of the same opinion. As for me, I used to suffer from constant back problems. Once it became unbearable, […]

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Overnight recharging with Benenox…

If you read my blog, you will know that sleep has been somewhat lacking, round here for a LONG time, and we have had a long journey to where we are today, and right now, we are all getting some sleep, and good sleep.  However, lack of sleep and being a busy working mum, managing […]

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I am not always upbeat about being sleep deprived…

It’s no secret that I don’t get much sleep. My lovely boy doesn’t sleep that well, or goes through patches where sleep is pretty challenging. It sometimes is good, sometimes it isn’t. We are currently in a very rough patch, due to routine changes and him being extra sensitive to change. It’s part and parcel […]

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The blog post where I admit that bedtime is awful…

In fact, bedtime round here, could be regarded as a major parenting fail… Before I had children, I swore that any children I had, would go to sleep by themselves and be good sleepers. After all, as a nanny, then pediatric nurse, I knew the hard time that parents who “pandered” to their kids and […]

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Dear Small Boy…

   Your mother and father would like to point out that it’s now the long school summer holiday. Two weeks ago, you were sleeping until 6:30/7am. Since the holidays started, you’ve been waking up between 4:45am & 5am.  We don’t know why. You just tell us: “I’m awake and my tummy is hungry and I […]

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Sharing a bed with your pet….

We all know how tough it can be to get a decent night’s sleep. What with the stresses of work, money worries and running a household, it can be hard to find the time and the peace of mind to achieve adequate rest. And as many of us share our homes with a furry friend, […]

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Love tea?

It’s a well known fact that I love my coffee, and it’s always my favourite beverage, but as part of my bedtime routine, I often opt for a calming, soothing herbal tea, to help relax me before I go to sleep.  Having a calming, gentle bedtime, and making sure you are as ready to sleep […]

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And sleep….

It’s funny, to be writing a positive post about sleep. This blog started as a sort of journal or place for me to get my feelings out in the midst of what was the hardest part of my parenting journey so far, when we were all so sleep deprived, our marriage was struggling, I was […]

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Not sleeping well? It might be your mattress?

I’ve written many posts on sleep, on this blog, as you will know, if you are a regular reader here. Sleep and getting what we term a reasonable amount of it, has been an ongoing issue for a while. Trying to help Little Man get into better sleep habits and deal with my chronic insomnia […]

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