Co Sleeping

Stacey Solomon 'A Little Sad' As She Stops Co-Sleeping With Her Boys After 9 Years

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Parents

Stacey Solomon has admitted she was “a little sad” to stop sharing a bed with her two sons after nine years of co-sleeping. The 27-year-old who is...

Sam Faiers Posts Co-Sleeping Photo With Baby Paul And Gets Positive Response From Mums

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Parents

Sam Faiers is spending quality time with her son before she gives birth to her second child. The pregnant TOWIE star posted a selfie of herself in bed...

Helen Flanagan Reveals Why She Allows 2-Year-Old To Sleep In Her Bed At Night

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Parents

Helen Flanagan has opened up about her decision to allow her two-year-old daughter to sleep in her bed at night. The 26-year-old actress, who previous...

Don't Mention The 'S' Word - Sleep!

Lauren Godfrey | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Parents
Lauren Godfrey

You could have heard a pin drop before the torrent of remarks flew towards me. From being told that sleeping too much will stunt her development and that the sleeping habits wouldn't last to being terrified with potentially incorrect SIDS facts and how cruel the 'cry it out' method is - admitting that AB was sleeping well was a bad move.

Dad's Poignant Post On Why He Supports Wife's Co-Sleeping Arrangement With 2 Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Parents

A dad has written a touching post telling other parents why he doesn’t judge his wife for co-sleeping with their two kids at night. David Brinkley, ...

8 Reasons We Will Never Give Up Our Weekend Lie In, Even If It Is Bad For Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have reiterated what we all already knew: sleeping late at the weekend only makes Mondays so much harder. A new study has shown that our lu...

8 Ways To Help Your Children Sleep In The Heat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Parents

It’s hard to get our children to have a full night’s sleep even on the best of days. So when you find yourself in the middle of a heatwave, it get...

The Accidental Co-Sleeper - Part Two: The Popularisation of the Cot

Abbey Michelle | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

So at what point in our society did co-sleeping start to become viewed as dangerous and undesirable? Why is it that in certain parts of the world such as Japan, Sweden, and Hong Kong, co-sleeping is viewed as not only normal, but highly beneficial to the healthy development of the child?

What Makes You Sleep Easy at Night?

Stacey Hirlam | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents
Stacey Hirlam

Six months passed and the cot was reassembled in my son's bedroom. I was ready to stop breast feeding at and wanted to move onto a night bottle. I thought it was going to be perfect. I was wrong.

The Accidental Co-Sleeper: How We Ended Up Co-Sleeping

Abbey Michelle | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

What upsets me is that I am quite often met with horror when I tell people that "he sleeps in our bed". Because of this, I have more recently started to reply in a light-hearted manner saying "yeah, we're just a bit hippie and like having him close", as a way to try and avoid the criticism.

This Mum's Co-Sleeping IKEA Bed Hack Is So Dreamy

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mum-of-five has devised an impressive IKEA hack to create a family bed that takes co-sleeping to a whole new level. Elizabeth Boyce who blogs at ...

A Good Example of Bad Co-Sleeping

Yvette Lamb | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

If you co-sleep when you do not want to co-sleep, but your baby makes you co-sleep, then your night may go a little something like this. Although for your sake, I hope that it does not.

How Not to Punch People When You Have a Baby Who Does Not Sleep

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

So from now, when a fellow parent informs me that little Jack has been self-soothing his little arse off since he was three weeks old or suggests a sleep-solution 'I must try', I shall smile and share with them the joy of living with a 'sleep-hater".

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night (In Just TWO Years)

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

Establish a good bedtime routine. This is key to everything. Babies like to know exactly what to expect. So that they can do the exact opposite.

In Defence of Bedsharing - Dispelling the Shoddy Science and Examining the Facts

Zion Lights | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zion Lights

We need to inform parents about their choices instead of scaring them into avoiding bedsharing.

Making Sense of Co-Sleeping Advice

Natasha Batsford | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Batsford

From the time we get pregnant, we are given advice by medical professionals, websites, friends, family and sometimes complete bloody strangers all of whom want us to believe that if we follow their advice, we can guarantee that our children will avoid harm.

Attachment Parenting vs the NHS - What's the Problem?

Francesca Richards-Spiller | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Francesca Richards-Spiller

I am a mum of two whose ethos, I would say, is pretty sympathetic to "attachment parenting". In my view, we are basically mammals, and natural birth, breastfeeding, co-sleeping and baby-wearing are all normal and natural things for mothers and babies. Here's the thing, I am also a qualified paediatric nurse.

Co-Sleeping: A Survivor's Tale

Jon Wilks | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

My son first slept in his own room when he was five. In the intervening years, my wife and I did a lot of talking, plenty of arguing and a fair amount of researching. To my wife, born to a fairly normal Japanese family, the idea of him sleeping away from her side was nothing short of unthinkable.

Babies Don't Need 'Attachment Parenting', But They Do Need 'Responsive Parenting'

Milli Hill | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Milli Hill

If we look at what we as parents are actually trying to achieve - healthy, happy adults - we need to ask ourselves, does this have to mean sharing our beds with our children or letting them self-wean? I think not. Because what really matters, what is really absolutely crucial to healthy child development, is not 'Attachment Parenting', but 'Responsive Parenting.'