We want all disabled children and their families get a good night’s sleep.
Our Sleep team have lots of useful knowledge and tips to share.
In this series we talk about the ‘Golden Hour’. This is the hour before bedtime.
Find out why the 'Golden Hour' is so important and learn how to make the most of it.
This is our first podcast series. We hope you enjoy listening.
Episode 6 - Relaxation
Justine and Helen discuss the importance of us all relaxing before bedtime and talk through some exercises to help you and your child calm your body and mind before bedtime.
Episode 5 - Bedtime anxiety
Kerry and Helen talk about bedtime anxiety, what can cause it and ways to help reduce your child’s anxiety before bedtime helping them to achieve a better night’s sleep.
Episode 4 - Bedtime activities
Karen and Kerry talk about what makes a good bedtime activity, one that will help to calm your child in the hour before bedtime and they give some examples of activities you could do with your child before bed.
Episode 3 - Sleepy foods
Kerry and Gina talk about the sleepy foods that can help your child naturally produce melatonin in the run up to bedtime and what makes a good bedtime snack.
Episode 2 - Relaxing bedrooms
Gina and Karen discuss why a relaxing bedtime environment is important for your child and talk about some of the things you could consider when creating a more relaxing bedroom environment.
Episode 1 - Golden Hour
Karen and Kerry talk about the golden hour; they explain what it is and share some ideas to help you to plan your child’s golden hour routine for the hour before bedtime.