Co-host of The Project and mother-of-two Carrie Bickmore needs your parenting wisdom.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, the 35-year-old media personality shared a photo promoting her charity, Carrie’s Beanies 4 Brain Cancer, adding that she’d been up extremely early thanks to her 14-month-old daughter, Evie.
“Before you roll out of bed… (FYI I have been out since 5am, thanks Evie)…jump on to carriesbeanies4braincancer.com and PRE ORDER your beanie. This is the beanie that inspired the double pom pom one in my collection. I wore it in a shoot last year. (You can’t buy this one, this is from another shop 2 years ago!! Sorry) Any tips on getting a a kid to sleep past 5am are most welcome.”
Headwear of a sleepless woman. Source: Instagram.
While it's no secret to anyone that's seen her, Evie is a particularly adorable little girl, but there's no denying that it's hard to love anyone at 5am. We feel for you, Carrie.
But in proof that it really does take a village to raise a child, Bickmore's Instagram has since been inundated with responses from parents on how to get Evie to sleep through.
Bickmore, who is also mum to nine-year-old son Oliver, is well known for speaking candidly on family life, telling Mamamia's Mia Freedman that her sickness throughout her pregnancy with Evie was particularly challenging.
With a smile like that it would be hard to be mad, even in the early hours of the morning. Source: Instagram.
“I really, really struggled and for some reason it was worse in the afternoons and evenings,” Bickmore admitted, adding that she often found herself going to the toilet and taking a moment to rest her face against the tiles or lie on the floor before having to go back out to the successful Channel 10 news show.
Having lost her husband and the father of Oliver to brain cancer in 2010 and dedicating her 2015 Logies Award acceptance speech to the issue, Bickmore launched Carrie's Beanies 4 Brain Cancer late last year.
With an aim of raising awareness and $1 million for research, the organisation has made leaps and bounds in fundraising, having hit a huge milestone earlier this year.
Watch Carrie Bickmore's moving Logies speech below...