3 Ways Technology is Revolutionising the Way We Sleep
Technology has permeated our every waking moment. The next frontier? The Land of Nod.
Sleep apps have gained a lot of traction in recent years, and now we’ve branched out further to wearables and smart devices.
These digital wonders promise to improve our health by monitoring how well we sleep, deliver sounds or prompts to help us drift off or wake up, and regulate our temperature.
Here, we’ll cover some of the best sleep technology around.
How to Introduce Your Second Baby to Your Firstborn
Introducing a new baby into the family can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking time for parents. In this article, experts at UK-leading baby brand, Nuby, have looked at some of the best ways to prepare your little one for the impending arrival and help them to stay feeling loved and included.
Spotify Lullabies – The Best Sleepy Songs for Your Little Ones
We all want the best for our babies. From sunrise to sunset, parents across the nation go above and beyond to put a smile on their little ones’ faces.
Despite this, if your child has slept poorly, the day can become longer and increasingly difficult.In this situation, you can try establishing a night-time routine. This includes bathing your baby, changing them into cosy pyjamas, and playing them a lullaby. Over time, this may encourage your baby to sleep through the night. And doesn’t a soundless sleep sound priceless right now?
Confessions of a mum: a survey reveals nation’s top ‘mum sins’
A survey by Frankie & Benny's reveals nation’s top ‘mum sins’ with More than 90% of mums say it's impossible to parent without telling white lies. Here are the top 25! This Mother’s Day (Sunday 27 March), mums across the UK are invited to purge their ‘mum sins’ to an all-knowing agony aunt at Frankie & Benny’s, all over a free glass of bubbles.
Mums are encouraged to reflect and push pause on their daily lives
It's a tough but rewarding gig being a mum. Whilst you love your children, you know your life has changed when you consider nipping to the toilet or going to the supermarkets on your 'own' for just a few minutes as a way to take 'time out'! And I'd think you'd agree, these past few years have been tough on us all.
The stresses of being a mum have been heightened significantly with everything else that's going on. Previous 'go-to' places to get essential head space have just been less accessible. That's why co-founders Emily and Georgie set up Mummy Coaches, as they realised that mothers want and crave time and space to push pause on their daily routine.
It's time to sleep baba
Keeping your baby at the right temperature during these winter months is easier said than done. It's important to monitor your baby's temperature in the winter months, and here are some top tips provided from the experts at Babysense, a company that focus on providing baby monitors - so should know a thing or two about sleep and the importance of it!
Back to school: Keep smiling and here are 10 tips to improve working parents’ mental wellbeing
The kids are back in school today... so it's hooray for many! But today, I have mixed feelings as I write this. Working for yourself, and working at home during this pandemic can be a lonely business and now the kids are back, all you can hear is 'quiet' .... and whilst fab, I personally can't help feeling a little bit 'lonely and what next'. So here are some tips for working parents, that may help with parents' mental wellbeing, shared by Simply Business.
Taking ‘Micro-Moments for Me’
Parents are encouraged to prioritise their own self-care by taking ‘Micro-Moments for Me’ – small every day moments for themselves that can be harnessed to recharge, de-stress and maintain mental and physical wellbeing.
This Morning’s GP, first-time mum, and eco-champion Sara Kayat (also ambassador for WaterWipes) talks about having her baby in lockdown, tips to stay sane in this crazy time, and why being an eco-friendly parent is important.
Sara gave birth to her first baby in the bath! Unimaginable for most, the circumstances and challenges of lockdown had led Sara to choose a home birth, but it was an even bigger surprise when her baby came early in the bath.
It’s not easy being green if you’re a parent
I’ve been meaning to explore views on environmental issues surrounding parenting and sustainable products for a while now. It’s not nice to think that my little ones nappies have gone into landfill and may remain there for some years after - they were stinky at that time, I can’t imagine them now! Yet that said, I don’t think I can be the only one in thinking being environmentally friendly is easier said than done.
Buggyfit - builds your strength and fitness
For new mums, finding the time and the will to do exercise can be difficult. This is where Buggyfit really ‘fits’ in. It is an hour-long outdoor fitness class designed to help give mums postnatal exercise.
Too Busy for ‘Me-Time’? Here are some top suggestions for busy mums and dads.
If you are busy juggling work, and family life, it’s completely understandable that you feel you have to do mental gymnastics to find some of that coveted ‘ME-TIME’ in your schedule. Here are a few suggestions.