Parenting / 14 March, 2022 / Ellie Thompson

Parental Control, Ep 52: Common Toddler Sleep Problems Solved With Top UK Experts Lisa Clegg And Sue Atkins

To mark Sleep Awareness Week, we welcome two of the UK’s best parenting experts to the show to discuss and solve common sleep problems in toddlers.

Solving common sleep problems in toddlers

The Blissful Baby Expert, Lisa Clegg, and parenting expert and tonies® ambassador, Sue Atkins join My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson to troubleshoot sleep issues in young children. Together, they explore everything from how to implement a healthy bedtime routine, to the importance of a bedtime story via a book or audio player like the Toniebox. They discuss the importance of consistency, as well as common issues surrounding naps and bedtime. They talk through problems of sleep regression, nightmares, stalling at bedtime, separation anxiety and waking too early. A must-listen!


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About Sue Akins

Sue Atkins is an internationally recognised parenting expert, broadcaster, speaker and author of best-selling books “Parenting Made Easy – How to Raise Happy Children” & “Raising Happy Children for Dummies”, as well as author of the highly acclaimed Parenting Made Easy resources.

She regularly appears on the award-winning flagship ITV show “This Morning,” Good Morning Britain and Sky News & is the parenting expert for many BBC Radio Stations around the UK.

The Sue Atkins’ ‘Positive Toddler Roadmap,’ is bursting with over 40 Quick Win Videos, Audios and eModules. around raising happy confident, resilient toddlers. Jam-packed with exclusive content for parents around toddler tantrums, picky eating, potty training, bedtimes and sleep, and covers the ‘why’  and ‘no’ stages and much, much more.

Sue produces ‘The Sue Atkins Parenting Show’ a free weekly podcast chocked full of Sue’s practical ideas, techniques and down-to-earth strategies for raising happy, confident, resilient children with strong self-esteem.

About Lisa Clegg

Lisa Clegg is a mother of 3 children, maternity nurse and author of The Blissful Baby Expert and The Blissful Toddler Expert available on Amazon). Lisa helps and advises parents on a daily basis through the advice service she runs on her website.

Lisa is incredibly passionate about what she does and has a consistently high success rate helping families with a number of scenarios-ranging from big problems like sleeping and feeding, the intricacies of breastfeeding effectively, weaning, coping with colic, to helping first-time twin mums cope through the implementation of a gentle, yet effective routine.

The Blissful Baby podcast launched last year, as Lisa welcomes guest mums and experts in their field to discuss lots of areas parents can find difficult to manage when they have a new baby.

Weaning, twins, reflux and tongue tie are all among the subjects you can get advice on, as they discuss real-life experiences on the podcast.

The Blissful Baby Expert app can guide you for the first six months with easily accessible information on feeding, sleep and routines, as well as videos and podcasts. There is also a forum you can join where you can ask questions and get advice from other mums who have more experience. A white noise feature is built in to the app for naps on the go too!


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