Sweet Dreams – Pinky’s tips to help your newborn to sleep

Just like us, babies are individuals –and this goes for sleep requirements too. It may help (or not, if you are suffering from sleep deprivation) to realise that in most infant sleep studies, ‘all night’ is defined as five hours. If you …

Co-sleeping – does it mean a better sex life (for your kids)?

When my own babies were small, neither social ideology nor wakeful babies caused me a lack of sleep – my babies slept snuggled up with me at night. My choice to co-sleep wasn’t based on research studies, it was simply ‘best practice’ …

The slippery slope of mummy self-doubt

“I feel like such a failure.” I hear this every single day from mothers. The saddest thing is that every time I hear these words, the mother is doing a wonderful job: she  is intelligent and responsive with a beautiful connection to …

Beating ‘bad habits’ –  gently,with love.

  It’s scary isn’t it, being a new mum and feeling pressured from all directions to resist cuddling, rocking (or heaven forbid!), feeding your  baby to sleep – in case you create’ bad habits’? The good news is, you can relax: rocking …