Early wakers club: Gro Clock introduced

Early wakers club: Gro Clock introduced

5am starts aren’t much fun. The toddler demands to get up, you’ve not had enough sleep to manage the long day ahead and by the end of the day you want to cut short your precious ‘me’ time to gain back a little extra sleep before doing it again. We’ve had a lot of early starts and despite managing the clocks going back the early starts were become too frequent. It was time to try out technology and that popular piece of sleep training kit: the Groclock.

Sleep training: tackling the naps

Sleep training: tackling the naps

If there’s one thing we’ve learnt as first-time parents over the past 20 months it’s the importance of everyone getting proper rest. Getting the little one to sleep and nap well has a huge impact on your quality of life and whether or not you’re in a good place to manage the demands of work or childcare. Sleep training has put us in a good place with nighttime sleeping but as a new stay-at-home parent I quickly saw the need to get to grips with our less than ideal napping routine.