How did we get here?
I’ve been meaning to devote some time to blogging but, as we all know, life tends to get in the way. Before I get on to more sleep-specific blogs, I thought I should really take some time to introduce myself and explain how I’ve ended up with this wonderful job, helping families to resolve their sleep issues, issues which can have such a massive impact on the entire family.
So, my name’s Kerry and I’m a single parent to two beautiful children, aged eleven (almost) and six. Around nine years ago, I was that mum who was embarrassed to talk about having a child who wouldn’t sleep, worried that it meant I was failing as a parent, especially as most of the other parents I spoke to had children who supposedly slept for a good 12 hours a night. Straight through. Uninterrupted. The fact that I was a nurse and had experience of working with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties only made me feel like more of a failure – surely I should know more