Your Guide to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep When Pregnant

Pregnancy is exciting but exhausting, especially when you just can’t get a good night’s sleep. You are told to get plenty of rest but when your eyelids refuse to droop and close of a night, what can you do? HARTMANN Direct take a look at five suggestions to help you sleep. Some pregnant women are surprised to find that their sleep pattern is disturbed early on in pregnancy. They assume that the ‘tossing and turning’ stage… View Post

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Life With Kids Vs. Without Kids: Waking Up

M has gone back to work this morning after having two weeks Christmas leave, it has to be said I have had a few lie in’s whilst he has been off but now it’s back to normality. My mornings are similar to this, but obviously with just one child.

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Why i hate the clocks changing.

At some point in the next couple of days, a cheerful radio presenter or a helpful shop cashier will remind you to turn your clocks back this weekend. And if you have young kids, you will want to punch them in the face. My main problem with the end of Daylight Saving Time is that it usually arrives with little warning. At most, I have a 72-hour advance notice that it’s coming. There is often confusion amongst… View Post

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I think I’m allergic to mornings!

Okay, so I’m not *really* allergic to mornings – I just don’t want to see them before 8am.  And mornings wouldn’t be so bad if there wasn’t E running around full of endless energy and her many demands. I was fully aware that one of the down sides of having a baby is sleep deprivation. Before E was born I used to have to get up for work, which was normally around 7.30-8am, acceptable hours and at weekends my husband… View Post

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There is a monster at the end of my bed mummy!

E has always been a wonderful sleeper, for that we have been blessed. She slept through from a young age and also had a daytime nap. However, up until E was 11 weeks old  she didn’t nap, I couldn’t understand why she would constantly cry and would only sleep if I took her for a walk. It had been a tough day and E kept crying so I put her in her cot, which she had never… View Post

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