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Why reading to your child changes their lives

Did you know that reading to your baby as little as 15 minutes a day can actually boost your child’s intelligence? This is exactly what the research reflects. Not only do daily bedtime stories help make our little ones smarter, ...
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From Waking 5 Times per night to Sleeping Thru – Read Madeline’s story!

This month we're highlighting a SleepLoveGrow family who were struggling through sleep deprivation and wishing for a change that would benefit their whole family. Meet Madeline: My husband and I enlisted Sleep Love Grow's help and expertise after reaching the ...
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realistic New Year’s resolutions for mums

Ok, so the countdown has come and gone, you went to bed embarrassingly early and the highlight of your day, possibly year, was the semblance of a tidy kitchen table. Relax, you’re in good company. Many new mums shudder to ...
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Cot or Bassinet – and when to transition

There are so many decisions to be made when it comes to a new baby....how will we get him home from the hospital? Where will she sleep? Perhaps you're one of those people who has the nursery all painted and ...
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Tantrums – hold on for the ride!

Ok, tantrums. Let's talk about THAT one. I've included here some things to remember and simple strategies to use when your child (who is most likely 3 -5 years old) decides to have a tantrum. Our Top 10 Tantrum Tips: ...
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Naps – the how, why and what of day sleeps!

When babies are born, they have a bit of "getting used to the world happening" to do. Sleep is erratic and comes in a combination of short and long stints day and night; my very short, swift advice for you ...
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When baby hates cot and how you can help

Have a bub who is 6 months or older who hates his sleep space? Cries when you're walking toward his cot? Cries when you try putting him in the cot? If you know your baby is tired but he is not fond ...
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Daylight savings and sleep – what’s the deal?

So, it's that time of year again - yay! Soon enough we'll have to change our clocks, and this is where some things can become a bit of a struggle with a little one's sleep. So, what to do? Here's ...
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sleep crutches – feeding, rocking, patting, singing and hand-holding to sleep

I meet so many families who think the first thing I will tell them is that they've made a big mistake getting their baby or child off to sleep by doing something intensive. Well, no. In fact, the first thing I ...
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early wake ups – are you up before the sun?

Early wake-ups... are they happening in your home? Let's face it, it's not nice being up before the sun. Especially when it's out of your control. So, what do we mean by early wake-ups? We would categorise an early wake-up ...
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