3 In The Bed And The Little One Said… Part Three

You may remember a couple of my previous posts: 3 In The Bed… Part 1 and Part 2. Well the issue of nighttime has come back to light lately. Yet again we are trying to get Lily to sleep through in her own bed. Background The sleeping issue: When Lily reached a year old I decided to stop all night feeds, however the knock on effect of this was that she stopped settling at night when she woke up. Whereas before I would feed her at midnight and it would get her sleeping through until morning, since cutting that feed she would wake up and […]

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A Story At Bedtime: The Benefits Of Ending The Day With A Good Book

As Christmas approached at the end of last year I decided I was going to do Lily a book calendar. I wasn’t sure exactly how, whether to wrap each book or give them to her each morning. In the end I decided it would be a bedtime story each night. Whilst Joe bathed Lily I would get the next book and put it on her bed, ready for her to find once she got out the bath (it worked well as an incentive to get her out the bath as well!) Each night she would run and find the book that […]

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