Should my baby have a routine? This is a question I get asked a lot, especially when it comes to baby sleep. Let’s get one thing sorted, babies don’t need a routine imposed upon them. They need predictability and flexibility.
A small thing like moving your clock forward can have a dramatic effect on how your kids get off to sleep. The move into daylight savings will affect your family in different ways, depending on your baby’s age, sleep patterns and personality.
While we all strive to provide excellent care, is the stereotype of being a 'great' parenting realistic or even ideal? Sometimes we are so focussed on being a great parent that we don’t realise we might be providing a little more care than what the baby actually needs.
By six weeks (the longest six weeks of your life) you finally have some idea of your baby's behaviours - not everything feels like a complete mystery. Then suddenly, everything changes ... again! What just happened?