Parenting Tips

14 books to help your kids have a better night’s sleep! #BathBookBed

We are bringing you some great ideas to get your kids to sleep today! And that should inspire anyone… We have seen a great initiative from The BookTrust charity, and wanted to share their ideas with you. BookTrust’s Bath, Book, Bed is back for its third year! The campaign aims to help ease the strain […]

by Helen • April 19, 2018
5 sure ways to beat baby sleep nightmares

5 sure fire ways to beat baby sleep nightmares

We all want our babies to have a good night’s sleep, but sometimes this is easier said than done. We want to make things easier for you so today we are sharing 5 sure fire ways to beat baby sleep nightmares. We’ve all been there, being dead tired and babies absolutely refusing to go to […]

by Helen • August 9, 2017
Why you kids are REALLY out of bed - because you really don't need them to be of course! See the blog for more real KiddyCharts.
Parenting Tips

Real KiddyCharts #2: Why your kid is out of bed

Kids are experts at procrastination, and nothing shows this better than when you are trying to get them to go to bed in the evening, or for a nap. I want a glass of water. I’m too hot. I’m too cold. The dressing gown on the back of the door is scaring me. I’ve lost my […]

by Helen • March 22, 2017
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Great giveaways for kids & parents

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

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
Great giveaways for kids & parents

#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

Parenting tales from the sofa – dealing with childhood nightmares

In this week’s parenting tales from the sofa, I chat to Beckie Whitehouse of 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

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