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Category: Naps

Category: Naps

I Take Naps With My Toddler: Will It Affect Her Sleep?

Would you like to have me answer your toddler nap question 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! If you would rather read than watch my above video then…

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My Toddler Refuses His Nap — What Can I Do?

Emily’s toddler refuses to nap. Here’s the advice I gave her to get her little one the sleep he needs: “I have a 25-month-old who refuses to nap. He is in month 6 of nap refusal. He was napping 2-3 hours per day until my daughter was born. Since then, it is a mess. He still…

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Baby Sleep: Nap Basics

Many parents wonder what a ‘typical’ schedule looks like for their child. The truth is that every baby is different, but there are guidelines that most babies (those six months and older) follow. If you have a smaller child, I would encourage you to follow their natural sleepy-time cues for naps and nighttime sleep, and…

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naps for cosleepers

Naps for Cosleepers — Teaching Your Baby to Nap Independently

Naps for Cosleepers — Teaching Your Baby to Nap Independently New moms are usually told to try and sleep when baby sleeps. This works out well if you are co-sleeping, as your baby sleeps in your bed with you, making it convenient for both mom and baby to sleep at the same time. But what…

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Baby Sleep Problems: Napping Difficulties

Would you like to have me answer your sleep question 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! If you would rather read than watch my above video then here…

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disaster naps

Help! My Baby is Taking 30-Minute Disaster Naps

Help! My Baby is Taking 30-Minute Disaster Naps Napping is one of the hardest challenges in sleep coaching. Today ,I am answering a question from follower Jenny about “disaster naps”. She writes: “My daughter is 12 months old and I’m trying to teach her how to fall asleep and stay asleep on her own. She…

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Baby Sleep Solutions: Nap Time Tips!

Nap Time Tips and Baby Sleep Solutions from The Sleep Lady:   • Remember that skipping naps will not help your child sleep better at night…..it’s the exact opposite! • Watch for your child’s sleep cues and get them in to bed for their nap. Some common cues are: quieting, fussing and whining, staring off,…

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Toddler Sleep Help: My Two Year Old No Longer Naps! Help!

Weekly Toddler Sleep Help Question for The Sleep Lady: “I have an almost 2 year old toddler (will be 2 in a couple weeks) and she will not nap.  This just started, in the past she would nap for 2 hours.  We do the same routine that we always do – books, rock, nap –…

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Baby Sleep Problem: My Baby Won't Nap at Daycare!

Luckily my 8 month old daughter is sleeping through the night now. I am a working mom and not at home with my baby during the week to nap coach her. She is at a larger daycare center and basically  when she’s tired, they put her down, when she’s hungry they feed her. So I…

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