The Toddler "One to None" Nap Transition

The Toddler “One to None” Nap Transition

There comes a time in a mother’s life when a few tears are expected, common and totally understandable.  This is the time when your child is ready to drop naps all together. There is nothing more sad for you 🙁 Are you wondering when your child is ready to lose the nap? There is some nap resistance around 2 – …

The Toddler 2-1 Nap Transition

Sometime around 14-18 months your toddler will be ready to drop down to one daily nap. Assuming your child is getting 11-12 hours of overnight sleep, the signs of nap drop readiness include: 1. Not sleeping for the morning nap and either fighting the nap or just playing in the crib. 2. Taking increasingly shorter morning naps such as 30 …

How to Extend a Nap

How to Extend a Nap: Lots of questions about babies napping for 20 min or 30 min and still tired. Key reasons babies wake early from naps: 1. They don’t know how to put themselves to sleep. One daytime sleep cycle is 45 min. So they “surface” after 45 min and don’t know how to go back to sleep. Very …