No More Cribs! Time For a Big Bed

By | 2019-04-30T14:05:10+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

No More Cribs! It happened last summer, so seamlessly that I forgot to blog about it.  But lately I have had a few clients struggling with the transition from a crib to a bed and was reminded that this can be a big challenge for some families. Why is this such a big transition? Toddlers are [...]

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How to Introduce a Toddler Clock

By | 2019-01-31T02:27:33+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

How to Introduce a Toddler Clock. Lately I have been hearing a lot of moms say “ I tried a toddler clock and it didn’t work”.  In this house we LOVE our toddler clocks y kids love their clocks.  My 7 year old still loves the clock and finds it simpler to understand than a conventional [...]

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The Transition to 1 Nap

By | 2018-08-07T15:01:00+00:00 July 29th, 2018|Baby Sleep, Toddler Sleep|

The 2-1 nap transition Lately I have had a lot of people asking me when their baby is ready to move from 2 naps to 1.   This nap transition is a pretty big one. Your baby is telling you they are able to have all their daytime sleep needs met through 1 period of time [...]

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Bye Bye Naps – Hello “Quiet time”

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:30+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Toddler Sleep|

This month my daughter turned 4.  The inevitable happened.  She is finally ready to give up her (and my) beloved afternoon nap.  For most children this happens somewhere between 3-4 years old.  Some kids hit this milestone sooner and others try to hold on to that nap a little longer. Tell-tale signs that your child [...]

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That Oh So Challenging Nap

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:30+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Baby Sleep, Toddler Sleep|

Naps, when they are good they are oh so good... but when they are bad they are horrid! Sometimes in those early days of establishing good sleep routines setting up naps can be so challenging and frustrating that it is easy to forget why it is important to work on good naps.   Think about it, [...]

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Post-Holiday Sleep Hangover

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:31+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Family Sleep, Toddler Sleep|

What is a post-holiday sleep hangover? It is the feeling of extreme fatigue after weeks of fun, parties, events, family gatherings and excitement. Think about it… you have likely just spent the last few weeks shuffling your sleep schedules, letting your kids stay up late, missing naps so you don’t miss that sleigh ride, staying [...]

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No More Monkey’s Jumping Out of the “Crib”!

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:32+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Toddler Sleep|

If you have a little crib climber on your hands - stop - wait and don’t jump into the bed just yet!!! It finally happened – your little monkey has figured out how to climb out of the crib, and now you are running out to get your toddler bed all set up… but WAIT! [...]

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Potty Training & Sleep

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:33+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Toddler Sleep|

We have now entered a whole new stage of fun in this house! my daughter has learned two new words to quickly get mommy’s attention “Pee Pee” and “Kaka” (poop) get me running *almost* every time All of a sudden my 2 year old decided “diaper yucky” and refuses to wear it. Just like that [...]

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Dealing with Night Terrors

By | 2018-05-23T16:41:33+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Toddler Sleep|

What is a night terror? A night terror is very different than a nightmare. Nightmares occur during periods of REM sleep. They are simply “bad dreams” that are based on a child’s unconscious fears. When children have nightmares generally they can be consoled and put back to bed. A child experiencing a night terror is [...]

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