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Dummies and pacifiers - baby sleep problems

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

The decision to finally admit that the dummy is not helping your baby's sleep is a tough one. I've had another tough week of removing dummies from babies, who are addicted to them as a...

Helping the baby who wakes up too early

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

I've had so many babies who are waking up at 4am, 4:30am and 5 am and are driving their poor parents demented. I'm sure daylight savings has contributed to some of this! And teething and...

Daylight savings and your baby's sleep

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

The clocks have gone back an hour and daylight savings are here again! Its been fascinating for me working in 2 different ends of the globe.In the UK we never worried about the clocks going...

A mother's story about sleep training

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

I asked one of the mums I know, Carolina, if she'd write me a blog about her experiences of sleep training. Her account is so true and I knew I'd set her some BIG homework...

The 6 -12 month flexible day routine

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Here's a bit of gold that may help those of you with 6 month old babies get on track with routines. It helps your day have a bit of structure and remember that routines create...

The Pause - this may be the single most important thing about babies and sleep

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Yesterday I had a most interesting day. I went to the Karitane Conference at Darling Harbour. I met up with all my old colleagues, which was really lovely. Hello to Jodie, Cheryl, Sue, Jennifer, Lesley, Lyn,...