Blog » Month: September 2018

Our Mini Mumbler and her journey with PQA (Pauline Quirke Academy)

Giving her the choice As parents, we all have ideas about the things we might like our Mini Mumblers to do or what they might be good at: swimming, dancing, martial arts etc.  It was important to us that we didn’t push our 5 year old into anything and remained adamant that the choice had to…

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The “Four-Month Sleep Regression”

Why it happens and why it isn’t a regression at all The term “sleep regression” is one that many parents are familiar with – although there is actually remarkably little clinical literature acknowledging this often discussed (and feared!) sleep phenomena. All good things must come to an end First-time parents often become aware of these…

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Why we loved Smiles & Miles Tutoring

Intrigued about personal tutoring and it’s benefits, we invited Smiles & Miles along to STAG HQ for our Mini Mumbler (MM) to do a review. Our MM is 5 and we wanted her to understand who was coming and why; she was so excited.  She immediately ran to her desk and started drawing a picture….

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STAG reviews Lion Fitness

Ouch! OOOOUUUCHHH! This week I was invited along to Lion Fitness in Selby to review a class. In the interests of our mumblers I offered to take part in two classes instead so that you could gain an insight into the variety of classes they offer. Looking at my diary I only had Friday night…

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Laying the Foundations for Great Sleep

Lauren Peacock, Sleep Specialist, makes her blogging debut for STAG Mumbler.   Easy and gentle strategies for optimising sleep with a newborn Whenever I talk to expectant parents, sleep is a big topic of conversation! Parents and non-parents alike seem to delight in explaining, often in great detail, how little sleep a family can expect…

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