About Marilize Coetzee
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Johannesburg North and West

A farm girl from a small town called Vryheid, now living the city life.  I grew up with 3 brothers and I have always been surrounded by children, I always knew I want to work with babies one day .  My journey started with Good Night when I had a 5month old baby who never slept longer than 40min (not even as a newborn).  Good Night has changed my life and I could not keep this to myself.  I felt a strong desire to share this with other families and here I am.  I have a passion for people and children and to have a direct impact on someones life fills my cup and provides me with the energy I need to be the best version of myself.  I truly live for the here and now
Qualifications
Certified Good Night Sleep Consultant
BA Human Movement Science (University of Pretoria)
Post Graduate in Marketing Management (IMM)
Favourite bedtime story for kids
“Klein Grillie die spinnekop reeks”
One thing I never go to sleep without
Saying good night to my husband and my little boy
Biggest Misconceptions about sleep
Putting children to bed later will make them sleep later
One thing all parents must know about sleep
You need to rest well too for you to be the best version of yourself
Worst sleep advice
Sleep is a milestone, it will get better as the child grows older
Ingredients for a good night's sleep
Lots of love before the lights go off
Best sleep tip for parents
Babies & children are noisy sleepers – we do not have to jump up every time they make a sound
Favourite bedtime lullaby
“Hy hou die hele wêreld in Sy hand”