New Year! New You! New Year Resolution.. SLEEP!

Dec 15, 2023

[Dubai, UAE: Thursday 14 December, 2023] Julie Mallon, a distinguished sleep expert in the region, podcast host and children’s author, is gearing up to lead an exclusive 2-day Sleep Retreat at MGallery the Retreat Palm Dubai next month. Boasting over 30 years of expertise, Julie is dedicated to addressing prevalent sleep challenges through a comprehensive and holistic approach.

This groundbreaking retreat combines Julie's guidance with a rejuvenating all-inclusive itinerary that includes yoga, meditation, unlimited use of the spa facilities (sauna, steam, gym), F&B, a collaborative workshop with ‘Nutritional and Lifestyle Expert,’ Hala El-Shafie, Consultant Dietician at Sage Clinic, plus an extensive spa menu offering sleep inducing therapies offered by the MGallery’s Rayya Wellness Centre such as Oxygen Relaxation, Colour Therapy Treatment, a one-hour Sleep Ritual Massage and an Eye Sleep Ritual all supporting that blissful night of sleep within the...

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"Where is Blue Bird?" - The Ultimate Children's Book Collaboration with Mumz & Munchkinz for a Festive Sensory Adventure

Nov 23, 2023

[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...

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Dubai's Leading Sleep Expert to Deliver Wisdom at Children's Mental Health Symposium in Dublin, Ireland

May 18, 2023

[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...

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World-Renowned Sleep Expert Tells UAE Schools: โ€œLet Teenagers Sleep Moreโ€

Jan 18, 2023

Professor Mary A. Carskadon is visiting the UAE for the first time, to explain her science-backed research into why teenagers need more sleep

Global expert calls for UAE- based schools to open later, helping teens gain better health

[Dubai, January 18, 2023] Cutting-edge research regarding teenagers and sleep will be shared with UAE schools, universities and Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) in an upcoming UAE visit from world-renowned sleep and Circadian rhythms expert, Professor Mary A. Carskadon.

Invited by Dubai-based sleep and parenting experts, Nurture2Sleep, the Professor will be sharing her wisdom during a whirlwind visit between January 25-27.

The professor postulates that our teenagers are not lazy – that’s not why they struggle to get to bed in the evenings, and won’t get up in the morning. We know most teenagers require nine and a quarter hours’ sleep to be optimally alert, but her research suggests that most average just 7.5...

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Separation Anxiety In Infants and Children

Oct 06, 2022

As parents/caregivers, we may/may not be aware that our children go through waves of separation anxiety, especially in the pre-verbal stages. By understanding when and why separation anxiety starts and peaks, we then can be aware and offer support our children while they are moving through these stages.

Separation anxiety is children’s fear of being away from their parents or caregiver. It is a normal emotional stage of development that starts when babies begin to understand that things and people exist even when they're not present – something called "object permanence.“ Children with separation anxiety might cry or cling to their parents or caregiver when being separated from them.

It can be difficult for pre-verbal children to articulate separation anxiety. Our little ones are still growing and discovering new feelings each day, often not knowing the “name” of the feeling so they can “tame it”. As our children become more verbal this...

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