Quick Tip: How To Tell If A Nap Transition Is Approaching

How To Tell If A Nap Transition Is Approaching

Picture this. You’ve just settled into a nice, predictable daytime sleep schedule, you’re feeling good about life, and then, before you know it, your baby gets a little older and blows your perfectly-crafted routine to pieces. I’m positive a lot of you know exactly what I’m talking about (even those of you who’ve never been able …

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Naptime: 10 Simple Tips You Can Use Today

10 Naptime Tips You Can Use Today

Naps that are too short, or naps that are erratic and don’t follow any kind of predictable pattern, can sure get a parent down. It’s especially frustrating when your baby or toddler has been napping well but then naps suddenly go into a tailspin. (Hint – this often happens during a sleep regression, or during …

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How To Put Your Baby or Toddler On A Schedule

How To Put Your Baby or Toddler On A Schedule

Sure, we’ve got a ton of helpful sample sleep and feeding schedules by age on our site – but since your baby or toddler presumably can’t read yet, how are you supposed to get your child to, you know, actually follow one of these sample schedules? Having a baby or toddler schedule is all well …

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10 Must-Know Baby and Toddler Nap Facts (#7 May Surprise You!)

10 Must-Know Baby and Toddler Nap Facts

We’ve written quite a bit about baby and toddler naps here on the blog, so if you’ve been following our site for a while, you’ve had the chance to read a lot of baby and toddler nap tips and tidbits. But, some of you are new moms or new to The Baby Sleep Site® and …

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3 Signs Your Baby or Toddler Nap Expectations Are Unreasonable

Are Your Baby or Toddler Nap Expectations Unreasonable

We all want our babies and toddlers to take long, restorative naps at regular times each day, right? Judging by how popular our nap articles are with all of you, I’m betting you answered ‘Yes!’ to that question! But here’s something to consider – are the expectations you have for your baby or toddler’s naps …

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3 Signs Your Toddler Is Ready To Stop Napping and How To Transition to Rest Time

3 signs your toddler is ready to stop napping

When do kids stop napping? Ever heard the expression ‘all good things must come to an end’? It proves true in many cases, doesn’t it? Good books, beach vacations, chocolate cake… sooner or later, good things end. We can add something else to this list – naps. It’s true! The naps that were (or perhaps …

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How to Manage Your Baby or Toddler’s Nap Transitions

nap transition

You know what frustrated me most when my oldest son was a baby and a young toddler? The fact that just when I’d worked out a nice, predictable daytime sleep schedule, he’d get a little bit older, and that would blow my perfectly-crafted routine to pieces. I’m positive a lot of you know exactly what …

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How Many Naps Does Your Baby or Toddler Actually Need?

How Many Naps Does Your Child Need?

Napping is a hot topic around The Baby Sleep Site®, and it’s no wonder: most of us count nap time as our favorite time of the day! Of course, naps are essential for the health and development of your baby, but don’t count yourself out — you need a little downtime during the day, too! …

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