Toddler Sleep Problems

Question of the week

How Do I Deal With Hair Twirling at Bedtime?

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  Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this video blog, I’m going to answer Amber’s question:   “My son Owen will be 2 in a little over a month and he has never really fallen asleep on his own or slept by himself. The only way he goes to sleep is by playing with someone’s hair, and he wakes up almost every time he’s laid down alone. “He…

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When Should I Night Wean My Toddler?

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, click on the button to the right that says “Click Here to Ask the Sleep Lady” and submit your question. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to answer this mom’s question:   “My…

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Sleep Coaching With Postpartum Depression

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  This week, I’m answering Cat’s question about sleep and post partum depression:   “My son is two and a half and was recently transitioned from one nap at day care at around 11:30 or 12:00 to no naps because he was refusing to sleep until 9:30 or 10:00 pm on those days when he had a nap.” That is not uncommon. “As this was a cause of great stress for our…

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My Toddler is Climbing Out Of the Crib to Find Me!

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Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog. Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In today’s video, I’m going to answer Tracy’s question about her toddler climbing out of the crib: “My 2-year-old son…

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How to Help Your Child Through Night Terrors

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This week’s video blog is from Kid’s in the House, a wonderful parenting resource filled with expert advice on hundreds of topics, including sleep.  This video will help you determine whether your child is experiencing nightmares or night terrors and how to best help your child through this sometimes scary phase. Here’s the transcript: “Some parents confuse nightmares with night terrors, but they’re actually quite different. Night terrors tend to happen…

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How Can I Gently End Co-Sleeping With My Toddler?

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Hi, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in this vlog, I am going to answer Cristina’s question: “Please help. My son is a year and a half and he’s co-sleeping with me. He doesn’t want to sleep in his crib. He wakes up in the middle of the night. I’ve tried everything. I’ve shortened his naps. I’ve lengthened his naps. Nothing seems to work. “Sometimes I’m afraid he might fall…

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How and When to Transition From a Crib to a Toddler Bed

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This week’s video blog is from Kid’s in the House, a wonderful parenting resource filled with expert advice on hundreds of topics, including sleep.  This video will give you some guidance on how to gently transition your toddler from a crib to a bed. Here’s the transcript:   “When and how should you transition your child from a crib to a toddler bed?  This is a super common question.  The ideal age…

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How Do I Sleep Train a Toddler Who Can Climb Out of Their Crib?

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This week, I’m going to answer a mom’s sleep question about how to sleep train her climbing toddler: Would you like to have me answer your toddler sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   “We have a 22 month old climber…

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Can My Children Share a Bed?

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hello, I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s video blog, I’m going to answer Brandy’s question: “I have a 2-year old daughter and…

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How Can I Help My Toddler Sleep In His Own Bed?

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. Today, I’m going to answer Eric’s question: “My son is 2 1/2 years old and I’ve been trying…

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