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Tag: getting toddler to sleep

Daycare Naps: Are Difficulties at Childcare Causing Early Rising?

Daycare Naps: Are Difficulties at Childcare Causing Early Rising? Hi, Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Dana’s question. Dana emailed in with this email: “Hi, I have a 16-month-old son who’s been having sleep issues a lot lately. Ever since he transitioned to one nap because he moved up to…

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Baby Sleep: The Power of the Blankie

by Linda Szmulewitz   Moms are always asking me how I get my children (and also my client’s children) to sleep so well.  My response is that I am a firm believer in the power of the blankie.  Sure, newborn babies often receive many blankets as gifts.  This, however, is no ordinary blanket.  This is…

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Baby Yoga: Sounder Baby and Toddler Sleep

Benefits of Baby Yoga Parents from all over the world ask me for ways to strengthen the bond with their children while helping them calm their bodies and minds before naptime and bedtime. I’ve experienced the benefits of yoga personally, on my own and with my daughters. I was delighted to read that recent pediatric…

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Toddler Sleep Problem: My 2 Year Old Toddler Won't Nap

  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!   If you would rather read than watch my above…

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Typical Sleep Schedule: Recommended Hours of Sleep for Babies and Toddlers

Most parents ask me what a “typical day” of feedings, naps, and bedtime would look like for their child. Because I get so many questions about this, I decided to dedicate this post to just that. What follows are typical baby and toddler sleep schedules for  specific ages and stages. Please note that “typical stages” apply to generally healthy…

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How Do I Stop Co-Sleeping With My Toddler?

How Do I Stop Co-Sleeping With My Toddler? Hi! Kim West, The Sleep Lady. And today, I’m going to answer Jordana’s question about how to stop co-sleeping with her toddler: “I have a toddler sleep problem. My son is now 15 months old and he does sleep through night and has been since about four…

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Helping Children Sleep: 6 Back-to-School Sleep Tips

After a few months of throwing your schedule to the wind due to vacations, traveling, long days, BBQs and family fun, the time has come to get back on to a healthy sleep schedule! Here are some back-to-school sleep tips for helping children sleep: 1. If your child’s wake up time has been all over…

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Toddler Sleep Problem: Tips for Ending Cribside Service

Weekly Toddler Sleep Problem for The Sleep Lady: “My 3 1/2 year old, who was a fabulous sleeper in the crib, has progressively gotten worse with her sleep habits since moving into a bed a year ago. Recently, she has been getting up multiple times in the middle of the night, going back to bed…

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