Signs you, as a parent are ready for Toilet Training



Ah, Toilet Training… it is one of the most anticipated and yet often feared of parenting tasks. You see, we as parents just don’t want to ‘get it wrong’. You dream of the day when your toddler will be toilet …
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Wanting Better Sleep is not Selfish



Oh no not again, you hear your baby crying out for you and part of you just simply wants to keep sleeping. Just a few more minutes your brain begs! On cue you are pulling back the covers and swinging …
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Night Waking and Babies



Nightwaking and babies so much conflicting advice Everyday parents post endless questions on social media parenting sites asking questions about sleep, nightwaking, nightfeeding and how to help their baby sleep longer. Everyone has an opinion and everyone is an expert. …
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No, that’s not teething



By News.com.au – Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne If you blame everything from feeding hassles to night-waking on your baby’s teething, then think again. The experts say most of the things that teething is commonly blamed for have nothing to do …
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Toddlers and Night Waking



Many parents contact me when their little one is over 12 months of age, they have been hoping that the problem would go away or that they would sleep better as they got older. Usually it doesn’t go away and …
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Competition Between Siblings



Ever wondered why your children are so different from each other? Of course you have, we all have, many times. One likes sport the other doesn’t, one likes to read and the other is loud, sound familiar. They came from …
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Strange Toddler Behaviour



The Weird (But Totally Normal) Stuff Your Toddler Does.  It may take a while to realise, especially when you’re in the midst of those hazy newborn days, but once the fog passes, you’ll suddenly become aware that your child is …
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Baby Wakes Siblings at Night



My 10 month old is going through a difficult sleep period. He cries so loud at night that he wakes my five year old who has difficulty going back to sleep once awake. I find that I have two sleep …
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Early Toilet Training – How young is too young



Is 13 months too early to start potty training? I thought it was but my baby girl is showing interest. Initially I thought that she is trying to emulated her big sister, 3, but her interest in potty training continues. …
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How to Night Wean – How many feeds are normal



How many night feeds are normal? Night weaning is a question I often am asked by parents. It is easy to say just cut back but very hard to do at 2am with a crying baby who just wants to …
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