The rabbit who wants to fall asleep: Give away

Yet again nearly 10pm by the time we are sitting down in the evening. Bedtime seems to roll on for hours at the moment between the baby and Lola’s unwillingness to sleep.

I think she mainly has trouble switching off. She dresses it up with ‘I’m scared of the dark’ and ‘Monsters under the bed’ but I know that kid is scared of nothing. She wants to be down here taking sneaky sips of beer (which we of course put a stop to double quick time) and watching cbeebies on the iplayer.

One or the other of us has to lie in bed with her to stop her running about. Thing is, she repeatedly tells us to go away! Just so she can have the opportunity to tell us she’s scared. I will never understand it!

I’ve tried all sorts to ‘wind her down’, like no sugar, no TV, lavender baths, massage… Nothing works!

Do you have problems with your child sleeping?

Well, Ladybird Books are looking for parents who would like to road test their book, ‘The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep’.


The book has already had a huge impact for thousands of parents all over the world who find it difficult to get their children to sleep at night.

The book is written by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, a behavioral scientist with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a teacher of communications at a Swedish university, he uses a unique and distinct language pattern that will help your child relax and fall asleep-at bedtime or nap time.

So I think basically what we’re looking at here is the answer to all our problems! Evenings to ourselves again!


I am SO excited to give this book a go at bedtime and if you think you could benefit from the book then I am giving you the chance to win a copy!

You can enter below!

I’ll announce the winner on the blog and Facebook of course.

This giveaway is open to UK residents only.

Wise Buddah are making a short film following the experiences of parents using ‘The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep’ to help their 4-7 year old’s get to sleep and reclaim bedtime!

If you have a child aged 4-7 who finds it difficult to fall asleep at night, would like to give The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep a try and feature in the film, they would love to hear from you! Send Ria Holland a quick email at They are particularly interested in featuring families that originate from the U.S but now reside in the U.K.

I’ll be posting up my thoughts on the book and if it worked for us very soon!



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Nat Halfpenny

One Comment

  1. I suppose it’s not extra sleep I need it’s more the evenings I need a little more time without children present… It’s taking so long for my eldest boy to switch off and sleep (i’m hoping this book might help) So Hell Yeah, please can I be in to win

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