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A Quick Guide – 6 Months Old Sleep Routine

By Tara Mitchell | 05 January 2019

Do you ever wonder what your six month old sleep routine should look like? Here is an example of an ideal/approximate sleep day for a 6 month old baby. Wake up Time Wake – between 6 am and 7:30 am Milk feed on waking. Solids around 40 minutes after milk, doesn’t have to be specific.…

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Teaching Baby to Self Settle and how to handle babies nap transitions - advice from Baby Sleep Consultant, The Gentle Sleep Specialist, Tara Mitchell

Self Settling and Nap Transitions

By Tara Mitchell | 17 July 2018

view my packages Read on to find out some of my best tips for dealing with teaching your little one to self settle and handling nap transitions. Self Settling   4 KEY points when teaching your little one to self settle!   Start At The Beginning of the night I always recommend starting from the…

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Babies + Car Naps

By Tara Mitchell | 17 July 2018

Little ones fall asleep in the car – often! Sometimes they’re a blessing, sometimes they’re a pain!! Falling asleep, or even just becoming drowsy or lulled, in the car can play a huge role as to why your little one is having difficult settles at sleep times later on during the day.    what are…

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Baby having trouble sleeping in cot or crib during the day? Try these tips from Baby Sleep Consultant, The Gentle Sleep Specialist.

Top Tips For Day Sleeps

By Tara Mitchell | 17 July 2018

Is your little one not sleeping in their cot during the day? Here are The Gentle Sleep Specialist’s Top Tips to get your baby and toddler sleeping their cot during the day. It is so important to look at sustainability from a young age. What habits do you wish to see around and are they…

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Removing Bedtime Anxiety

By Tara Mitchell | 16 July 2018

Removing Bedtime Anxiety in toddlers Looking for ways to help remove anxiety around bedtime especially for toddlers and older children. This is a great read for all, including those with younger bubs to keep in mind.   Take the Pressure Off 1. Take the pressure off, the more you build bedtime up sometimes the worse…

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Car Travel Tips

By Tara Mitchell | 16 July 2018

CONTACT ME Are car trips a nightmare for you and your little one? “My little one just screams during car trips” or “car trips are an absolute nightmare for us, I feel anxious and stuck at home as a result”.   I unfortunately hear these comments quite frequently. It is also the reality for many…

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Dream Feeds for Baby

By Tara Mitchell | 03 April 2018

My  opinion on dream feeds by a Baby Sleep Consultant.   Work with The Gentle Sleep Specialist Should you dream feed your baby? Dream feeds – are they  a good idea? Personally, I don’t recommend them. Please read on to find out why.   Note: Before you read on I will say for some dream feeds…

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Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips for Daycare

By Tara Mitchell | 29 March 2018

View Baby Sleep Packages Baby and Toddler Sleep Tips for Daycare Keeping sleep on track when your little one is in daycare. It’s no secret sleep can be hit and miss when your child is at daycare. Some little ones may have learnt a different set of rules in daycare, they may even settle easier…

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Babies and Early Morning Waking Tips

By Tara Mitchell | 29 March 2018

Work with The Gentle Sleep Specialist Early Morning Waking: Tips and information for your baby. Getting your little one off to bed at a reasonable time is important. Some people are under the impression that making bed time later will help rule out early morning waking and it’s usually not the case. Sleep promotes sleep.…

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Sleep Tips for Babies this Summer

By Tara Mitchell | 22 February 2018

  Sleep tips for your little ones during summer. A hard thing for anyone to achieve on hot summer nights. I was fortunate enough to share my tips for sleep in summer with Nine Honey very recently. Hopefully these summer sleep tips can help you and your little one’s get a decent night’s sleep this…

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