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quiet time for toddlers

Quiet Time for Toddlers — Dropping the Afternoon Nap

Quiet Time for Toddlers — Dropping the Afternoon Nap Dropping the afternoon nap in favor of quiet time can bring a big transition for the whole family. Many families ask about the appropriate age to drop their naps for good. On average children give up th...
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How to Handle Wakeful Windows During Nap Transitions

 Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and today I’m going to answer Miriam’s question about wakeful windows during nap transitions: “My eight-month-old son is breastfed, rocked to sleep, and sleeps in our bed. He’s also taking solids and is close to walking...
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Could My Baby’s Naps Be Too Long?

 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, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in...
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Baby Sleep Problems

Your Top 9 Sleep Questions Answered

Answers to Your Top 9 Baby Sleep Problems Did you know that 30% of parents report a baby’s sleep problem in the first 5 years? If you are reading this article please know you are not alone! In my over 25 years of working with tired parents, I have noticed...
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Sleep Coaching With Postpartum Depression

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...
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