Slumbersac blog, advice for parents

  1. Top 10 Activities to do with the kids during Lockdown

    Top 10 Activities to do with the kids during Lockdown

    Stuck in Isolation? Keep your kids entertained with these top 10 fun activities that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.
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  2. Advice and tips for keeping your child safe from Coronavirus

    Advice and tips for keeping your child safe from Coronavirus

    With cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) increasing each day, it’s quite understandable to be worrying about the safety and health of your children. Here are some top tips, to keep your children safe during this difficult time...
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  3. Sleeping Tips for New Parents

    Sleeping Tips for New Parents

    Sleep deprivation is the worst. It’s 3am and your baby is crying and so are you because you are so tired and wondering if things will ever get back to normal. Life as a new parent is tough, so we are here to help with a few sleeping tips that could help get your sanity back.
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  4. Why you should use a baby sleep sack

    Why you should use a baby sleep sack

    Before your baby is born choosing the items they might need is quite an overwhelming task. One of your essential items should be a baby sleeping bag, as these can help prevent the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
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  5. How to Spend Valentine’s Day with a Baby

    How to Spend Valentine’s Day with a Baby

    Have a newborn, toddler or older child? You can still enjoy Valentine's Day as a family. Read our blog for how you can make this Valentine's Day just as special with a baby in tow!
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  6. Top 5 Parenting New Year Resolutions

    Top 5 Parenting New Year Resolutions

    NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! Forget the last 12 months of mistakes and start 2020 with a fresh set of doable objectives!
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  7. 8 Nursery Do's and Don'ts

    8 Nursery Do's and Don'ts

    There’s nothing worse than having to change your baby’s nappy at 3 am to discover that you can’t find the wet wipes or their favourite comforter. Organisation is key, especially when you have a newborn. Have a look at our quick list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to your baby’s nursery, including organisational hacks, to make your life that little bit easier.

    Do's

    Do use drawer dividers. These are the best way to keep your baby’s tiny items of clothing neat and tidy. You can organise them by long sleeve, short sleeve or by night-time for example. It makes it easier for you and saves you precious time if your baby needs changing in the middle of the night.

    Do keep a laundry basket and a bin next to your changing table. You don’t want to leave your baby unoccupied on the changing table, even if it’s only whilst you run to the bin or laundry basket on the other side of the room. Having them right next to the changing table ma

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  8. Creating the Perfect Sleeping Environment For Your Baby

    Creating the Perfect Sleeping Environment For Your Baby

    When it comes to babies, sleep (or the lack of) is one of the most talked-about subjects between parents. If your baby doesn’t sleep then, unfortunately, you don’t sleep much either. Sleep problems can occur for many different reasons and you may feel at a loss, but we want to help. Here are a few hints and tips on how to create the perfect sleeping environment for your baby.

    Temperature

    Just like adults, babies will struggle to sleep if the temperature is either too hot or too cold, especially as they can’t regulate their body temperature like adults can. It’s suggested that your baby’s room should be at about 16-20°C for a much more comfortable night’s sleep. A Slumbersac Sleeping Bag is a great way to help maintain your baby’s body temperature throughout the night without the use of additional blankets, and it’s much safer too.

    Noise

    When your baby was in the womb they were surrounded

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  9. A day at the beach with children

    A day at the beach with children

    Like many of you, the team here at Slumbersac are hoping to spend some quality time at the beach with our families over the next few months. There’s nothing lovelier than taking your baby to the beach for their first ‘dip’ in the sea or watching your little one toddle around happily on the sand. But before you head off, it’s a good idea to take a few moments to think about how you and your little ones can stay safe on the beach and in the water this summer.

    Below, we highlight some of the key things to be aware of and what you can do to keep things safe at the beach.

    Watch children at all times

    As we all know, young children are curious and easily excited, and in many cases, they seem to have a talent for getting into sticky situations! The beach is one place where you will always need to keep an eye on them. It’s easy to nod off in the sun, get lost in a book, or indulge in a spot of people-watching and before you know it, your little one has w

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  10. Tips to help your child sleep well while on holiday

    Tips to help your child sleep well while on holiday

    With summer just around the corner you may be making plans for a family holiday.  Here are some great tips to help your little one sleep well while on your break. Consistency is key when it comes to sleep, this can be tricky when you are in a different environment but there are simple things you can do that will help:

    • Using an appropriate Slumbersac will ensure that your child is kept at the right temperature during the night. Made with luxurious muslin cotton, they ensure that your little one is kept cool and comfortable. We have a range to choose from which are perfect for the warmer months. 
    • If your child uses a Slumbersac at home then packing one to use when away provides real consistency in terms of their sleep environment.
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