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De Cluttering your childs room

De-cluttering Your Kid’s Bedroom

Posted on 28/02/2022 by Zee
Beds, Sleep

There is never a room large enough to hold all of a child’s belongings. Over the years, children will live in a variety of rooms of all shapes and sizes. There are many ways to keep rooms organised– bins, buckets, baskets, and multiple pieces of furniture in every size and style imaginable, but do they […]

Top 5 Accessories for Child's Room

Our Top 5 Accessories for Every Child’s Bedroom

Posted on 17/02/2022 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

What does your child like to do most in their bedroom? Sleep? Read? Play? Study? Daydream? If your little one is anything like ours, the answer is all the above and more. Make sure their space is ready for everything with our checklist of the top 5 accessories every child’s bedroom should have. A Bookcase […]

How long should your child nap for?

How long should your child nap for?

Posted on 05/02/2022 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

Why nap? Young children need their sleep more than any other age group in order to revitalise and prepare for the day ahead. In early childhood, vital physical and mental development occurs so naps provide additional downtime for much needed growth and rejuvenation. Being overtired also directly influences your little ones mood, naps are a […]

How to Settle your Children to Sleep on Christmas Eve

How to Settle your Children to Sleep on Christmas Eve

Posted on 15/12/2021 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

Christmas Eve is one of the most exciting days of the year, the build up to Christmas Day reaches its peak and for children the wait for Santa’s arrival really begins. Whether you have a Christmas Eve party, a trip to church or just a cosy night in, the excitement is real. Whilst the excitement […]

The Importance Of Choosing The Best Mattress For Kids

The Importance Of Choosing The Best Mattress For Kids

Posted on 04/12/2021 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

As adults, we’re all guilty of not committing enough time to research when choosing a mattress – often we’ll buy a cheaper option and make do with an uncomfortable night’s sleep but this needs to stop and needn’t cost the earth. Choosing the best mattress for your child is vital, the correct level of support is […]

Kids Single mattress

Understanding the Difference Between a Mattress Topper and a Protector

Posted on 27/11/2021 by Room to Grow
Sleep

When choosing a new bed for a kids bedroom, we often think about the frame, the mattress, and the bedding. However mattress toppers and protectors are just as important when it comes to comfort – and ensuring your mattress stays in the best condition for as long as possible. “Wait, aren’t mattress toppers and protectors […]

man reading with child at bedtime

How to Tell a Bedtime Story

Posted on 19/11/2021 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

  Benefits of a Bedtime Story   A bedtime story gives your child something to look forward to at night. It can also be a part of the time your child needs to relax and wind down (as suggested in a previous blog).  However, there are other benefits to telling abedtime story. It entertains It […]

10 Tips to Help Children with ADHD Relax Before Bedtime

10 Tips to Help Children with ADHD Relax Before Bedtime

Posted on 17/10/2021 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Sleep

October is ADHD awareness month; ADHD or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting both children and adults all over the world. ADHD often begins in childhood and may continue into adulthood. There are various symptoms associated with ADHD usually centred around different behaviours. Currently it is unknown what causes ADHD, despite there being many […]

What are night terrors and How to deal with them

What Are Night Terrors and How to Deal with Them

Posted on 11/10/2021 by Room to Grow
Sleep

Night terrors are a sleep problem occurring for some young children. Estimates range from 3% to 15% of younger children experiencing them. Night terrors are more common in children between two and six year of age. However, they can occur at any age, even as young as 18 months. Night terrors seem to be more […]

Cute little child girl sleeping in her bed.

Managing Bedtime When Clocks Go Forwards or Backwards

Posted on 04/10/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Sleep

When Do The Clocks Change? In the UK the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1:00 AM on the last Sunday in March (27th), and backwards 1 hour at 2:00 AM on the last Sunday in October (31st) as of the official government website. In the UK, the main purpose of the clocks changing is […]

A family kneel on a wooden floor to unpack brown moving boxes.

Moving house: Does changing bedrooms affect the quality of children’s sleep?

Posted on 19/09/2021 by Room to Grow
Sleep

Many families will experience moving house at some point. As such, we asked Caroline Burke at The Sleep Advisor to talk around the effects that moving can have on children and their sleep, and how to ease the transition for minimal disturbance: Moving is stressful for the entire family. In fact, research indicates that moving […]

Blonde Child Trying To Get To Sleep With Teddy Bear

How Does the Temperature of the Room Affect Your Child’s Sleep?

Posted on 13/09/2021 by Room to Grow
Sleep

In order for the human body to sleep, the core body temperature needs to dip. The ideal temperature for sleeping varies with age. A baby’s room temperature of 16-20°C is comfortable and safe for your sleeping baby. For your toddler to sleep comfortably, the room temperature should be between 18.3 and 21.1 Celsius. The temperature […]

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