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October 1, 2020
What are Night Terrors?

What is a Night Terror? Night Terrors are a form of sleep disruption that occurs during non-Rapid Eye Movement (non-REM) sleep or the deeper phases of sleep. Unlike, nightmares, which occur during Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep or lighter phases of sleep. In children, night terrors will typically present between the ages of 3 and […]

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September 23, 2020
What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

What is Restless Legs Syndrome? Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes the uncontrollable urge to move your legs generally due to an uncomfortable sensation. It is a neurological disorder that impacts the brain, spine & connecting nerve tissues. It can create an uncontrollable urge to move your legs in response to pain […]

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September 17, 2020
What Does A Sleep Consultant Do?

If you’re struggling to get your children to sleep, then you may turn to a family sleep consultant for advice and guidance. A sleep consultant's primary role is to educate families on all areas of sleeping, including the biological needs of the child, sleep hygiene and how to get day and night sleep timings right. […]

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September 14, 2020
Dealing with Sickness & Sleep

Dealing with Sickness & Sleep As a Mum to 3 children myself, I have dealt with all levels of sickness and the overall impact it can have on family life. Everything from standard common colds, dreaded tummy bugs & emergency surgeries! Let’s be real about this, sickness is definitely going to cause sleep disruption for […]

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September 7, 2020
Introducing a Lovie for your Baby?

‘Lovie’ may or may not be a term that you are familiar with. When we use this term it is in reference to an object that your baby can form a bond with. They may also be known as a transitional object or comfort object if you are doing any research on the topic. What […]

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August 27, 2020
Top Tips for getting back to Routine for School!

Let's face it, 2020 has been a crazy year. One like no other! Our children have been out of school for nearly 6 months and for most of us routine has gone well and truly out the window. So many parents are juggling working from home & keeping their children entertained. So you haven’t had […]

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August 5, 2020
My Family Staycation Top Tips

My Family Staycation Top Tips! I have been holidaying in Ireland with my family for years. So, the idea of staycation as the new vacation is not new to me or my little family! In the past, we have taken a house in lovely Rosslare, Co Wexford, which we loved! However, this year we decided […]

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June 7, 2020
5 Reasons you should use a Baby Sleeping Bag

5 Reasons you should use a Baby Sleeping Bag Achieving your family sleep goals can be tricky and there are lots of products on the market that promise you they will help you achieve great sleep with your baby! Baby sleeping bags are one of those products that can actually do just that. Most parents […]

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May 13, 2020
Ideal Baby Bedtime Routine

Establishing a bedtime routine is very important in the overall context of sleep. Children can become very stimulated in the evening even though their drive for sleep can be high. Melatonin is at its highest but if naps have been short, so is the cortisol. This is where over tiredness can kick in and take […]

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April 29, 2020
Understanding Sleep & Immunity!

Right now we are all thinking about how we can live well to keep our immune systems strong to fight off virus and infection. Guess what is at the cornerstone of a healthy immune system? Sleep! When it comes to the pillars of health, sleep is something we can’t cut corners on if we want […]

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October 1, 2020
What are Night Terrors?

What is a Night Terror? Night Terrors are a form of sleep disruption that occurs during non-Rapid Eye Movement (non-REM) sleep or the deeper phases of sleep. Unlike, nightmares, which occur during Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep or lighter phases of sleep. In children, night terrors will typically present between the ages of 3 and […]

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September 23, 2020
What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

What is Restless Legs Syndrome? Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes the uncontrollable urge to move your legs generally due to an uncomfortable sensation. It is a neurological disorder that impacts the brain, spine & connecting nerve tissues. It can create an uncontrollable urge to move your legs in response to pain […]

Read More
Categories:
September 17, 2020
What Does A Sleep Consultant Do?

If you’re struggling to get your children to sleep, then you may turn to a family sleep consultant for advice and guidance. A sleep consultant's primary role is to educate families on all areas of sleeping, including the biological needs of the child, sleep hygiene and how to get day and night sleep timings right. […]

Read More
Categories:
September 14, 2020
Dealing with Sickness & Sleep

Dealing with Sickness & Sleep As a Mum to 3 children myself, I have dealt with all levels of sickness and the overall impact it can have on family life. Everything from standard common colds, dreaded tummy bugs & emergency surgeries! Let’s be real about this, sickness is definitely going to cause sleep disruption for […]

Read More
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September 7, 2020
Introducing a Lovie for your Baby?

‘Lovie’ may or may not be a term that you are familiar with. When we use this term it is in reference to an object that your baby can form a bond with. They may also be known as a transitional object or comfort object if you are doing any research on the topic. What […]

Read More
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August 27, 2020
Top Tips for getting back to Routine for School!

Let's face it, 2020 has been a crazy year. One like no other! Our children have been out of school for nearly 6 months and for most of us routine has gone well and truly out the window. So many parents are juggling working from home & keeping their children entertained. So you haven’t had […]

Read More
Categories: , ,
August 5, 2020
My Family Staycation Top Tips

My Family Staycation Top Tips! I have been holidaying in Ireland with my family for years. So, the idea of staycation as the new vacation is not new to me or my little family! In the past, we have taken a house in lovely Rosslare, Co Wexford, which we loved! However, this year we decided […]

Read More
Categories: ,
June 7, 2020
5 Reasons you should use a Baby Sleeping Bag

5 Reasons you should use a Baby Sleeping Bag Achieving your family sleep goals can be tricky and there are lots of products on the market that promise you they will help you achieve great sleep with your baby! Baby sleeping bags are one of those products that can actually do just that. Most parents […]

Read More
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May 13, 2020
Ideal Baby Bedtime Routine

Establishing a bedtime routine is very important in the overall context of sleep. Children can become very stimulated in the evening even though their drive for sleep can be high. Melatonin is at its highest but if naps have been short, so is the cortisol. This is where over tiredness can kick in and take […]

Read More
Categories: ,
April 29, 2020
Understanding Sleep & Immunity!

Right now we are all thinking about how we can live well to keep our immune systems strong to fight off virus and infection. Guess what is at the cornerstone of a healthy immune system? Sleep! When it comes to the pillars of health, sleep is something we can’t cut corners on if we want […]

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