Kids

Travel and Sleep

Whether you are traveling away from home by a little or a long distance, inevitably being out of routine and away from your creature comforts can create some degree of apprehension and insecurity—and consequently, sleep may regress temporarily. To minimize the disruption on sleep and...

Top 10 tips for flying with kids

We have traveled long haul international (14 + hrs) with our kids from as young as six weeks old (the youngest recommended age to travel) - and believe it or not, the younger they are, the easier it is! With holidays just around the corner, here are...

Confessions of a Sleep Consultant: The Jett Diaries; WEEK EIGHT

Sleeping through the night (STN): is there such thing when you become a parent? Or is it just a fallacy? ..Well, yes, and no. See.. The more kids you have, the lower your probability of STN; and as Muphys Law would have it, the nights all of your kids sleep through without...

Confessions of a Sleep Consultant: The Jett Diaries; WEEK SEVEN

I must say parenthood has challenged me beyond my wildest expectations. I never knew I was capable of experiencing such a spectrum and intensity of emotions; love, anger, happiness, exhaustion, joy, shame, frustration, surprise, insecurity, elation, sadness, pride.. to name a few. A newborn will push you...

Fresh lunchbox ideas for happy, energetic kids

I’ve been making lunches for my son for just over a year and I can see the difference in his energy at the end of the day with different foods. Fresh foods, balanced ingredients, thoughtful baking the night before, means he’s a happy smiley (chatty!)...