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26 November 2021
How much sleep does my baby need?

As I am sure you are fast finding out, your baby’s sleep changes rapidly!  The first 2 years are full of constant change… just when you think you’ve nailed it, another curveball is thrown your way and you’re trying to solve the next puzzle! No wonder you’re all so exhausted! So to help keep things […]


25 August 2021
When do babies sleep through the night and tips to nail it!

So you're in the depths of the sleep deprivation haze and wondering when, if ever, it's going to end? Take me back to my child-free days when I *thought* I knew what tired meant! Although we wouldn’t change a thing, I get a lot of questions from clients around these nights! We all want to […]


26 April 2021
CATNAPPING CRAZIES

GOT A CATNAPPER IN THE HOUSE? 45-minutes after falling asleep and BOOM, "I'm awaaaaake Mum & Dad!" It's like clockwork right.. because it is! So let's cover some basics first - what is catnapping? Catnapping is when your little sleeps for no longer than one sleep cycle at a time for every nap... SOS! This […]


15 March 2021
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR BABY'S SLEEP!

Setting up healthy sleep habits and hygiene can start from birth! I often find that if my clients have been able to lay these healthy foundations within the first 4 - 5 months that they experience are far smoother and consistent sleep journey! Now in saying this, there are A LOT of babes who struggle […]


27 January 2021
AVOID THE MELTDOWNS - FIND AN ALTERNATIVE TO SAYING "NO, DON'T, STOP"

Hands up if you've used NO, DON'T, STOP on the reg 🙋🏼‍♀️ Yep we all do - it is a natural reaction us parents have to something our child is doing (that we would really rather they didn't!) It's even easier to fall into if we have grown up listening to it ourselves. However, these […]


23 November 2020
THE SECRET TO GETTING YOUR LITTLE ONE TO FOLLOW AN INSTRUCTION!

Here it is ... GIVE YOUR LITTLE ONE A CHOICE 💥 And nope. Not a choice in whether they actually do it or not (trust me you may as well not even ask) 🙅🏼‍♀️ but a choice within the limit or instruction that you set.. Wana know what I mean? Read on 👇 👉 Do […]


27 October 2020
HOW TO OWN YOUR F*CK UPS - PARENT EDITION

OKAY PARENTS WE ARE ALL GOING TO FUCK IT UP SOMETIMES... Ain't none of us perfect! So what do we do when we finally do snap, yell, scream, slam a door, say something we wish we hadn't.. the frontal lobes *higher brain* has let go of the steering wheel and our limbic *lower* brain takes […]


8 October 2020
WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE SLEEP TRAINING

So before deciding whether you are ready for sleep training, we’ve put together a list of things to consider! 1. Do your homework - find a Sleep Consultant that is highly rated and recommended! Like with any profession, there are people who do the right thing and there are people who don't (whether its intentional […]


10 September 2020
PROTECTIVE BEHAVIOURS IN A NUTSHELL

SO WHAT IS PB? Protective Behaviours develops personal safety skills that help to keep individuals safe and work towards reducing violence and abuse in the community. The program itself is aimed at effectively educating young children as a child abuse prevention strategy. Now that's out of the way, there are TWO THEMES that PB covers […]


15 June 2020
Welcome to THE PARENTING EDIT Blog!

OMG! Our first blog ever! We thought our first entry should introduce who we are, how we have come to be and what we are all about! So who are we? Well we is me, Courtney! • A Special Needs Primary School Teacher, teaching over 11 years and prior to this working with children in […]


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