Blog Posts - Sleep Issues



The First 1000 Days of Parenting

Becoming a parent is a daunting experience for all of us, and when you have your first child, you simply don't know what to expect. No amount of book reading or advice can truly prepare for you what's in store. Read more...
by Honest Mum on Jun 15, 2015

My sleep number

Eight. I get eight hours of sleep nearly every night. Some times it's an hour or so more. More often it's a couple hours less. But it averages out to eight hours per night over the course of a week, generally.HOWEVER … my eight hours usually begins...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Dec 18, 2014

September 9th, 2014 Checking In With 37 Year Old Me

September 9th, 2014 Checking In With 37 Year Old MeSometimes it's good for me to go back into my archives and read a perspective from years ago. I was looking for something written about "Importance Level," when I came across this from August 29th, 2...

I may have solved my sleep problem

At least for now, anyway.What had been happening is that I would, for whatever reason, wake up in the middle of the night after about four or five hours of sleep. And then my brain would start churning. I wear a lot of different volunteer hats, and i...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Jun 25, 2014

Prevent Alzheimer’s by Improving Your Sleep

    Recent research has confirmed just how imperative it is to get a good night’s sleep – after a study found that poor sleep could be connected to Alzheimer’s disease in older adults. According to a report in the Huffington Post, a n...
by Larger Family Life on Dec 3, 2013

Clock changes and sleep routines: How to help your children adapt

    I surely cannot be the only parent dreading the clocks going back this week? Not only does it force home the fact that summer is well and truly over, but what a hassle it is when you are the parent of very young children. As people all...
by Larger Family Life on Oct 26, 2013

Media request – families wanted!

  Do you have problems settling your children for the night?  Do you find it difficult juggling bedtimes for different aged children?  Television production company TwoFour are looking for families who are struggling to settle multiple childre...
by Larger Family Life on Nov 2, 2012

Sleeping Techniques for You and Your Baby

Sleeping Techniques for You and Your Baby             Getting a baby to go to sleep can sometimes be very difficult, because it is up to the parents to get the baby to go to sleep. But there are...
by Housewife's Utopia on Jul 6, 2012

The meaning behind a dream

I took my nap yesterday with Mr. Emmett John like every other afternoon. The difference? My dream. I had this dream that someone had thrown me into a pool and no matter what I did – trying to swim (which I’m actually pretty decent at, des...
by Daily Mommy Survival on Jun 28, 2012

Migraine from Hell continues

Remember those days, way back when you were you 18 (maybe a little bit older) and “clubbing” was the cool and fun thing to do? Remember how much you used to drink, no matter how crappy you felt at the time? And how much crappier you felt...
by Daily Mommy Survival on Jun 25, 2012

By God, it *must be* Monday

by Daily Mommy Survival on Jun 25, 2012

Sleepin' 9 to 5

Well, I didn't go to the movie after all. Even working a half day did me in. But I will get used to this, I will, I will, I WILL! Instead, I stayed home and played Scrabble with my husband after we watched Jeopardy. We are SO old.  Thank goodness...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Apr 14, 2012

To sleep, perchance to dream …

I have not been sleeping well lately. Actually, that's not true. I sleep well when I sleep, but once I wake up, I'm UP. As in wide awake, ready to go, bouncing off the walls UP. For the past several days, UP time has been between 2:30 and 4:30 a...
by Knit. Run. Repeat. on Apr 13, 2012

I was This Close To Digging my Eyes Out

It has been weeks since I last posted something here – and I felt like tiny spiderwebs are already being spun around this site. The horror it must have been for you! Haha! Anyway, I was caught up with one job and I was pretty much married to it...
by The Ilongga on Mar 19, 2012

I was This Close To Digging my Eyes Out

It has been weeks since I last posted something here – and I felt like tiny spiderwebs are already being spun around this site. The horror it must have been for you! Haha! Anyway, I was caught up with one job and I was pretty much married to it...
by The Ilongga on Mar 19, 2012

Curb Your Child’s Behaviour Problems with a Good Night’s Sleep

As children most of us had a bedtime routine.  From the age of just a few months old we were generally bathed, dressed for bed and read to before we were tucked up with our favourite stuffed animal.  Times haven’t changed much and many parents st...
by Healthy Lifestyle on Feb 20, 2012


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