Book review: Why don’t Moon Fairy and Sun Prince live together?

I’m gradually building a little library for my seven-month-old baby. We have upwards of fifteen books, ranging from the simple one word per page buggy books to the longer form, illustrated storybooks with important morals about kindness, fearlessness and so on. What we didn’t have, before now, was a book explaining why mummy and daddy are separated.

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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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