[Dubai, Thursday 23 November, 2023] In an exciting collaboration, the highly sought-after children's book of the year, "Where is Blue Bird?" by Julie Mallon and Raya Halet, has partnered with Mumz & Munchkinz to unveil an exclusive festive sensory set, creating a unique blend of literary and sensory experience for young minds.
Co-authored by Julie Mallon, the Middle East’s Leading Sleep Expert, and Parenting Coach, and Raya Halet, the visionary host of the beloved podcast "They Say it Takes a Village," this evidence-based book aims to revolutionize children's literature. With captivating illustrations by Suzanne Darkan, the book not only promotes sound sleep and cognitive development but also strengthens the parent-child bond.
Designed for babies aged 0-6 months, "Where is Blue Bird?" is now accompanied by a beautifully crafted sensory tray, courtesy of Mumz & Munchkinz. This one-of-a kind Sensory set is giving each child the opportunity to bring the book to life, as...
The research also supports how important it is to Involve the entire family in establishing a consistent bedtime routine that prioritizes winding down routine and most importantly one that does not include screens.
Such research includes that of the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) whose recommendations suggest avoiding screens at least an hour before bedtime for young children and two hours if they are two years or under.
The main reason for this recommendation is due to evidence on Blue Light and how exposure to screens emits blue light which then affects melatonin production in young children, impacting their sleep, by disrupting their internal biological clock.
Living in the Digital World where trying to avoid the screen is getting harder but I would suggest, to support better sleep...
[Sharjah, Sunday 5 November, 2023] The 2023 Sharjah Book Fair is set to be the stage for the launch of the most sought-after children’s book of the year, "Where is Blue Bird?". Co-authored by Julie Mallon, the Middle East’s Leading Sleep Expert and Parenting Coach, founder of Nurture 2 Sleep, and Raya Halet, the visionary host of the locally beloved podcast "They Say it Takes a Village," this one-of-a-kind book is poised to make a significant impact on the world of children's literature.
"Where is Blue Bird?" is a science and evidence-based children’s book that goes beyond traditional storytelling. It is designed to promote sound sleep, nurture cognitive development, and strengthen the essential bond between parent and child. The book, beautifully illustrated by Suzanne Darkan, takes parents on a captivating journey, helping them understand how their interactions with their infants shape their little one's brain and foster secure attachment.
With babies aged 0-6...
[Dubai, Thursday 12 October, 2023] The anticipation is now over, as pre-orders are available for the highly sought after children’s book of 2023, "Where is Blue Bird?" This remarkable book will be officially launched at the upcoming Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) next month.
This one-of-a-kind book is co-authored by Julie Mallon, the Middle East’s leading sleep expert and founder of Nurture 2 Sleep and Raya Halet, the visionary founder and host of “They Say it Takes a Village,” a locally grown podcast providing a directory of all things parenting.
"Where is Blue Bird?" is an evidence-based children’s book that promotes sound sleep, nurtures cognitive development, and strengthens the bond between parent and child. With charming illustrations by Suzanne Darkan, this beautifully designed book takes parents on a journey to understand how their interactions with their babies shape their little one's brain and promotes secure attachment.
[Dubai, Thursday 18 May, 2023] Julie Mallon, renowned sleep expert and founder of Nurture 2 Sleep, is heading to Ireland to take part in a ground-breaking children’s mental health symposium.
Julie has dedicated her career to children’s health and teaching good sleep hygiene. As a qualified health practitioner, nurse and sleep coach, the Dubai-based sleep expert has now been offering sleep advice, techniques and tools to a wide variety of global clients for nearly a decade. And now her wisdom is being called on to share with a global audience of senior children’s mental health care practitioners.
The high-level international symposium is spearheaded by the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI’s) Global Wellness for Children Initiative in collaboration with Junior Genius. Alongside Julie, the event features renowned speakers, surgeon, researchers and authors such as “First 1,000 Days” international advocate Sergio Pecorelli, and the...