Good night, sleep tight

25th February, 2012 - Posted by admin - No Comments

Extracting yourself from your child’s bed should be an olympic sport – requiring as it does, a range of skills from balance, dexterity, stealth, and speed to intuition and instinct. You rely on your wit and experience to know when to leave the bed – the child must be deeply enough asleep but not sleeping » Read More

Let sleeping babes lie?

11th November, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

How long do you let your toddler nap during the day? I am sitting next to X who has been napping for 2 hours now, and wondering if we will regret this long daytime nap tonight. At nursery, 2 days a week, he naps for an hour or less. Sometimes at home he totally skips » Read More

Lie the f**k down, my darling, and sleep

9th August, 2011 - Posted by admin - No Comments

The bedtime book for exhausted parents, “Go the F**k to Sleep” by Adam Mansbach, was a hit before it was even published, thanks to (apparently unintentional) viral marketing, including a reading on YouTube by Samuel L Jackson. Using expletives many parents wouldn’t dream of admitting to uttering near the ears of their dream-less little ones, » Read More