Remember those days long before parenting, when you’d be dreaming of a Saturday morning lie-in while making your Monday morning coffee? Well, those days are long gone. For me, lazy Saturdays are a thing of the past, especially when my children want to pretend I’m a bouncy castle at 5am. So, while you can no longer rely on the weekends to catch up on some much needed shuteye, it’s especially important that you get a good night’s sleep when you can.
“Sleep deprivation is the most common complaint I hear from parents of young children… But the solution doesn’t need to be complicated regimes or expensive gizmos. A routine as simple as bath, book, bed can get young children to settle so that everyone can benefit from a good night’s sleep.” – Jo Frost. Parenting expert Jo Frost (aka Super Nanny) is under no illusion that she created the ‘Bath Book Bed’ routine, but with over 20 years of ...