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Entries for March 2015

How to swaddle your baby

How to swaddle your baby
I get asked this question a lot "should I swaddle my baby and how do I do it"? Swaddling is an age-old practice of wrapping infants in blankets or similar cloths so that movement of the limbs is tightly restricted.Swaddling bands were often used to further restrict the infant. Swaddling fell out of favor in the seventeenth century. You have the choice over  swaddling your baby.  Swaddling is an age old practice  which is apparently becoming more popular in recent times.. There are widely diffe...

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How to cope with the hour change.

How to cope with the hour change.
Adapting to the hour change can seem to be quite a challenge for some parents and many worry about how they are going to get their little ones to adjust to it! However, it doesn't need to be too much of an issue if you follow and implement the advice in my article If your baby is already sleeping through the night and achieving a full 12 hour stretch from 7pm to 7am, then it’s usually quite straight forward to incorporate the hour change without too much disruption. The rule here is the same when travelling through time zones – ad...

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Seminar at The Elgin- Maida Vale 28th April 2015

Seminar at The Elgin- Maida Vale  28th April 2015
We are delighted to announce that Alison will be at the Elgin, Maida Vale on Tuesday 28th of April presenting 3 sessions, each 1 hour and 15 minutes (with time for questions) covering: 10:00 Newborn Sleep 11:45 Babies 6 to 18 months sleep 13:30 Toddlers Sleep 18 months + It promises to be a fantastic day at a great location which is used by the lovely West London Tots group. We have  a private room upstairs, there is a fabulous restaurant at the venue. Tea, coffee and food is available to purchase at the location and you can also pick...

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My Little VIP

My Little VIP
My Little VIP is a new online membership, giving access to savings and exclusive offers on hundreds of leading brands for babies, children, the family and home. My Little VIP members are able to shop across the carefully handpicked portfolio of over 300 premium partners and brands from the parenting, baby, child and home market, including some of London’s top mother and baby services and of course Alison herself. Whether you’re looking for maternity wear, decorating and furnishing your nursery, buying baby equipment or clothes, sea...

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International Womens Day

International Womens Day
To celebrate INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY, please take a look at this video of a presentation that was given by my amazing & wondrous sister, Marion Ingerson-Heart for a gathering of women who have suffered domestic violence and abuse. The poem "ARE YOU A WOMAN?" is one she wrote and is truly inspiring so please view, like and share to as many people as possible - let's help spread the word, Thanks.

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Marion Ingerson-Heart Teens and Family consultant/motivational speaker, poet, women's support
Magic Sleep Fairy would like to introduce you to  Marion Ingerson-Heart, a new partner of ours.  Alison is happy to promote and recommend Marion - not just because Marion is her sister, but because she believes in and supports Marion's work with teens and families.  Marion has worked at Magic Sleep Fairy with Alison over the years, and advocates Alison's work and methods everywhere she goes.  And there are some very interesting links between the babies that Alison works with and the older children and teens that are Marion's...

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