Daylights Savings Time and the Dreaded Fall Back: Where Most People Gain an Hour of Sleep….. But Not Parents!

Daylights Savings Time and the Dreaded Fall Back: Where Most People Gain an Hour of Sleep….. But Not Parents!

As a parent of young children, your mornings are already early enough!  The lazy mornings of snuggling in bed and reading a good book are long gone.  Long since replaced by coffee and the park, or some Caillou.  Added to your early morning suffering… daylights savings time and fall back. The promised extra hour of sleep is totally lost on …

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 …

Getting ready for daycare at 12 months

Getting ready for daycare at 12 months

Are you getting ready to send your baby to daycare and wondering how you will ever make it happen?! Similar to sleep training, the anxiety leading up to daycare drop off is actually WORSE than the actually drop off. I do remember shedding a tear or two on drop off, but once the first one was over, it was so …