Practical Research Parenting

Science-based practical advice for parents

The First Step towards Better Sleep

This FREE video and email series helps you to implement the first step in any good sleep intervention.

Sleep Options Wizard (for kids 0-5)

Suggestions tailored to your 0-5 year old child for transitioning to new sleep arrangements, night walkings, bedtime struggles, and/or waking too early.

Welcome to Practical Research Parenting.

I am a Mum, and a Psychologist. If your kids were born, or will be born after 2011, I am writing, and talking to you. I am researching common parenting challenges as they arise for me, and sharing what I find. Please join me on this amazing journey of discovery.


What I have learned about baby and toddler sleep so far…


My podcast introduces the practical tips we can learn from parenting science. Learn while you do your chores…

About Me

I want to help parents, including myself, to enjoy parenting, to form strong, loving relationships with their children, and to raise happy, well adjusted children…