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Motherhood // The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

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.

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Poem // Dropping a Nap

You’re rubbing your eyes, You’re yawning a lot, But if you sleep now, You’ll be up ’til 10’o’clock! Your eyelids are drooping, Please stay awake, Evenings without you Are our mini baby “break”. It’s reached that time in life, Where you have to drop a nap, So for the next couple of weeks, You might be a grumpy chap. But it means you get to play more! And you don’t miss out on fun! And Mummy can’t use nap time, To get  ...

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Motherhood // A sleep deprived Mama introduces the Bruno Mattress

The sleep issue is definitely getting better, but a good, full night of sleep is still an uncertainty in our house. I seem to spend a great deal of time reminiscing about the pre-parent days of Sunday morning lie-ins and drifting off in front of the TV undisturbed in an evening. …Sunday morning lie-ins? Were they a thing? Some days I am quite sure that they were just a figment of my imagination. I make the most of the few hours of sleep I do manage to scrape together at the moment.  ...

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Motherhood // #BathBookBed with BookTrust + Jo Frost

“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  ...

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