Why co-sleeping was – but now isn’t – for us

Co-sleeping. Obviously a huge divider of opinions, but it can be done safely, in my opinion. It just hasn’t stood the test of time for us because apparently, we both like our own space.

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The (un)importance of establishing baby routines early on

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve heard and read about the importance of establishing a routine for your baby early. “Children thrive on routines,” everyone seems to agree. “Get your baby into a routine from three month/two months/six weeks,” they say. “Read Gina Ford’s Contented Little Baby Book,” advised one well-meaning mum. “At the very least act out a bedtime routine,” I was told by the internet. “Do Bath, Book, Bed in the evenings.”

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