Sleep

Why don't you enter our competition to win a Spotty Bear Wash and Wear Grobag twin pack - perfect for little people to stay warm. Closes 23rd March
Giveaways

Win gorgeous Grobag twin pack (worth £49.99)

As you know, we love to bring you some great giveaway for the family on KiddyCharts. This week is no exception;  we are giving you the chance to get your hands on one of these fantastic twin packs from Gro, the world’s premier baby sleep specialist. They are giving away one of their Wash & […]


by Helen • February 25, 2016
sleepovers
Bedtime

10 top tips for successful sleepovers

My children love sleepovers! They would have them every weekend and possibly other days too if I let them. Don’t get me wrong they can be a lot of fun, but I have heard of some where no-one sleeps and the children mess around for most of the night. So here are my top tips […]


by Beckie • March 5, 2015
cozyGlo-night-light
Giveaways

#Win a CozyGlo night-light buddy to help give you back your nightimes

We have a wonderful treat for your readers; the opportunity to win a product before it has even been released (Due late Summer 2015)! We are offering you a CozyGlo. These are gorgeous, and original, night-light friends for you and your children. They are cute, fun, and most importantly designed not just with the child, but […]


by Helen • February 10, 2015
wetting the bed
Potty Training

Google Hangout – wetting the bed and how to help

Welcome to another of our Google Hangouts where we talk about everyday subjects around parenting from potty training to teasing at school.  Today, I am joined again by our resident coach, Beckie Whitehouse of Be Confident Coaching to talk about wetting the bed and to understand bedwetting coupled with nightime potty training. This is something […]


by Helen • January 16, 2015
Does your child wet the bed? Are you worried? We have some resources to help you out here....
Bedtime Linkies Parenting Tips Linky

How to help with Bedwetting

Hello everyone – and welcome (only just) to 2015! I hope you have all survived the holiday season, we are here very early for our monthly parenting tips linky, and this month, as we going to be pulling together some of those posts that talk about bedwetting for you all. For children, and parents, this […]


by Helen • January 2, 2015
childhood nightmares
Bedtime

Parenting tales from the sofa – dealing with childhood nightmares

In this week’s parenting tales from the sofa, I chat to Beckie Whitehouse of BeConfident.org about how to deal with childhood nightmares.  Childhood nightmares can be a common occurence and how we deal with them can either allay or heighten their fears. Both my own children have experienced fears at bedtime including their worries about […]


by September 17, 2014
bed
Bedtime

Dealing with a child who leaves their bed during the night

I have one of these who leaves his bed somewhere in the early hours simply because he would prefer to be in our bed. Mostly we do try and take him back to his bed and: • reassure him if he is scared • tell him we can hear him and to call us if […]


by Beckie • June 25, 2014
PlayTheHero: Featured image
Giveaways

#Win a Superhero bedroom party and animation for sharing your child’s Superhero stories #PlayTheHero

This is a sponsored post. I know – we are spoiling you this week, right? We have another amazing opportunity for you, this time courtesy of Philips Lighting and Marvel, who have just released a series of wonderful Spiderman lights for all our little ones. #PlayTheHero for a bedroom party and to get your child’s […]


by Helen • June 4, 2014
bedwetting
Parenting Tips Reward Charts

Using charts to help with the age old problem of bedwetting

Reward charts have been known to help with so many of our parenting challenges. How to get children more involved with cleaning up their toys, doing their homework, taking out the trash…the list goes on and on. But did you know that charts can also be an integral part of helping to end bedwetting, the […]


by Jacob Sagie • June 4, 2014
Bedtime routine: Make it positive
Bedtime

Five steps to a positive bedtime routine for kids

As my daughter has got older, her worries have become more pronounced. I have written about her anxieties on the blog before, and we have tried to alleviate them with various methods within our bedtime routine, from posters to help them take flight, to worry stones that she can use to “take her worries away” […]


by Helen • May 13, 2014