"Want your child to sleep in his or her own bed? Start off early – that way you’ll instil independence when they are young, say experts.
This doesn’t mean you let them bawl their eyes out when they are ill or anything, just that you begin with the baby steps – pun intended – that’ll get them napping by themselves."
In the article by Gulf News, I share some of my top tips about sleep training in the UAE and when to get started.
I was so lucky to sit down again with Joff from Movement Wins to discuss the effects of exercise on Sleep. We talk about a bunch of things, including:
- The importance of movement
- Exercise timings and type
- The relationship between sleep and exercise
- Using sleep to reach your fitness goals
- When is exercise too much exercise? ...and much much more. Thank you to Joff for joining me, you can find him here
The host Barbara MacDonald and I discuss how to help children get to sleep on The What a GEM Podcast.
If you have ever experienced “mom guilt” this podcast is for you. If you have ever experienced a sleepless baby, this podcast is for you. If you have ever dealt with a poop explosion in the middle of a crowded mall while horrified members of the public look on, with no spare clothes and no diaper, this podcast is for you.
I jumped on a quick call with the radio hosts on Dubai Eye 103.8 to talk about issues with adult sleep and some of the ways that various sleep problems can be resolved.
We talked about snoring and sleep talking, laughing and crying, and exactly how many hours sleep is ideal for an adult to get each and every night.
I also gave some tips on how to get those precious hours totted up should you miss out on one of your nights.
I was very proud to contribute to this article by Gulf News, discussing sleep regressions in babies and how to get a better night's rest.
“So, there is only one official ‘sleep regression’. And that's around 16 weeks. It's actually a progression of sleep. And that's for the development of sleep from baby sleep to adult sleep.
Read the full article below
In this podcast I talk about my own personal experience with sleep deprivation which started me along this journey to becoming the first sleep consultant in Abu Dhabi a few years ago.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I share my journey with My Mama App, including what led me to becoming a sleep consultant and some tips and tricks on how we can support our children to have a good nights sleep in turn allowing us parents to get that well deserved rest also.
I was very lucky to take part in Safa Community School's Mental Health Awareness Week, where they were focussing on sleep and the impact on learning and studying at school.
In this podcast, we talk about the optimum room temperature, level of darkness and how many hours sleep students should be getting each night.
We also discuss exercise, technology and the importance of pre-midnight sleep hours.
In celebration of #WorldSleepDay, I joined the amazing guys at Base3 to record my very first podcast and I LOVED it!
Click the link below to hear us talking about the importance of sleep, the four stages of sleep and why each is so important to our wellbeing, the optimal room temperature for sleep (They had no idea btw! Do you know?) and pick up some insightful hint and tips to help both you and your little one get the best possible night's sleep.
I was fortunate enough to be Coffee With Joffy's guest to talk all things sleep - why we need it, why we're not getting it and how we can help ourselves get more of it. Watch the video above or listen on Apple Podcasts with the link below for my insightful hints and tips for adult sleep help. Movement Wins is an online health and fitness community delivering simple, honest and effective advice to improve your life.
Check them out here
I recently had a brief zoom call with Zara (@superswede_ on Instagram) to discuss sleep in correlation to exercise, fitness and reaching those health and wellbeing goals.
We all know that sleep is important, but do you really know the importance and affect of a good nights sleep on your training and exercise regime?
Have a listen and let me know what you think in the comments section.
Claudine Gillard & Anri Tukker sit down to answer your Sleep Training Questions.
- How to solve early wake up times
- Can you sleep train a newborn baby?
- When to change from a cot to a bed?
- I'm scared to sleep train because...
...and many more questions!
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