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Toddler Sleep Plans

Are you looking for a toddler sleep plan? Your toddler sleep routine changes at different stages of development. It’s the moment where you think you have your toddler routine figured out and all of a sudden they throw you for a loop! Working with a Good Night Sleep Consultant provides you with an age appropriate sleep plan and support but also the education to become your own childs sleep expert. Talk to a certified Good Night Sleep Consultant about our to toddler sleep plans.

Toddler Sleep Schedules

Your toddler may have been once on a terrific sleep schedule but now you find that your toddler is waking more throughout the night or their naps are getting shorter and shorter or worse – disappearing altogether! It’s important to understand that there is no such thing as a perfect sleeper and while you can teach your toddler healthy sleep habits, skills that they will keep with them forever, there will be bumps in the road. Sleep regressions like teething, travel, new sibling, new room, and learning new skills can cause some sleep disruptions for your toddler. Learning to adjust your sleep schedule to accommodate your little one is something that your Good Night Sleep Consultant will educate you on. Speak to our certified toddler consultants about the best toddler sleep schedules for your little one.

 

Learn more about toddler sleep training and toddler sleep consultant options now. You can speak with a sleep consultant to get tips right away to help get your toddler to sleep through the night soon.

 

Hiring A Sleep Consultant – The Tipping Point

Sometimes it’s not easy to know where to start.  Particularly when you’re not quite sure how you got where you are or where it is, quite exactly, that you are.  What started as the most ...

Moving Out Of The Crib Too Early Won’t Save Your Sleep (or Sanity)

As a family sleep consultant, one of the most common issues I see is when moving out of the crib has happened too early and now the child is having a lot of trouble getting to sleep ...

How to Keep Sleep On Track During Warmer Months

With the warmer weather and brighter mornings upon us, sleep can go a little sideways.

How To Introduce A Toddler Clock

Using a toddler clock has become a more popular “tool” in a parent’s sleep tool kit and I have to admit that I am a huge fan.  When solidifying sleep rules with a toddler or ...

Thinking of Making a Nap Transition?

To transition or not transition, that is very frequently the question.  Whether it be dropping the catnap, transitioning from two naps per day to one, or moving away from naps altogether, my advice is always ...

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Grumpy After A Nap

Many little ones will be grumpy after a nap if they have not gotten enough sleep. If your child is often waking at the dreaded 45-minute mark and doing so quite unhappily, check out Good ...

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Easter Basket Gift Ideas

Easter is just around the corner and hopefully so is the warmer weather and longer doses of that golden sunshine. If you looking for some Easter basket gift ideas for your toddler or young child, we ...

Help Your Child Sleep Better at Daycare

To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine, everyone needs to be on board. Parents need to work with childcare providers so that they are aware of your usual routine and attempt ...

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Bedtime Routines Are Crucial For Children

A recent study was published and proved that practicing consistent bedtime routines with children 0-5 years of age resulted in better overall sleep for the child.

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Celebrating Family Literacy Day

Not only is strong literacy is an essential skill that is important for children’s success at school, but reading is an excellent option for creating a solid bedtime routine.  Good Night Sleep Site's #BringBackBedtime initiative ...

Getting Through A Toddler Sleep Strike

Often we see toddler sleep regressions happen to even the best of sleepers. When clients contact me regarding the toddler sleep strike happening at home, I first make sure sleep basics are being promoted.

Better Sleep For Kids – Bring Back Bedtime

A good night sleep starts at bedtime. And its time to bring back bedtime. Due to our busy lives and pure exhaustion, we are often rushing through our children's bedtime. Adults are craving to have ...

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Meditation For Children

If you’ve recently discovered meditation as a great way to relax before bed, you’re not alone. It is one of the most commonly suggested methods for helping people fall asleep and quieting their minds. You ...

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|0 Comments

Tips To Ease Childhood Nightmares

It was my husband’s idea to let our four year-old daughter watch Ghostbusters. But who’s she going to call when its 4 a.m. and the movie has given her nightmares? That’s right; it’s mommy she wants for some reassurance and comfort.

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Books Make Great Holiday Gifts!

Books make a great gift at any age. You probably already know that here at Good Night Sleep Site, we think a great bedtime routine is a key component of good sleep hygiene.  

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How to Host a Children’s Book Club at Bedtime

Wondering how to host a children’s book club at bedtime? Too often (especially school aged kids) we’re seeing screen time before bed and not enough down time

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bedtime Books For Kids

Good Night Sleep Site is proud to be partnering with Scholastic Canada so that we can bring you a fantastic selection of books for kids to read as part of your bedtime or nap time ...

Getting Your Toddler Sleeping – When It’s Time to Transition Naps

  The one question I get asked the most in regards to getting your toddler sleeping is how and when do I transition naps. Naps are one of the most important fundamentals of healthy sleep and sleeping through ...

Toddler Sleep Help: Is it okay to use a night light?

Wondering if It's Okay to Use a Night Light for Your Toddler? It’s night time. You’re in a deep slumber. Your child is sleeping soundly. All is right with the world. Or so you thought. ...

Toddler Behaviour Issues – Sleep Issues Can Be The Cause

Are Your Toddler Behaviour Issues Due to Missed Sleep? We all know that not getting enough sleep can turn the sweetest kid into a whining, irritable shadow of himself the next day (the same also ...

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

Four C’s of Setting Limits – Banish Toddler Bedtime Sleep Struggles

We’ve dealt with the biggies in Part 1 and 2 of Toddler Sleep Help. Part 3 will be discussing how we need to set limits with your toddler while implementing what I have already discussed. Setting limits can be the biggest ...

Toddler Sleep Help – How to Sleep Through The Night

In Part 1 of Toddler Sleep Help I discussed the importance of early bedtimes and bedtime routines. Important components in healthy toddler sleep. Part 2 of our discussion will be focused on what happens with your child once ...

Early Bedtime and Bedtime Routines for Your Toddler

What if I told you there are steps you can take to eliminate nightly bedtime battles before you even leave your child's bedroom? Part 1 of Toddler Sleep Help explains how practicing an early bedtime ...

The 18 Month Sleep Regression – The toughest nut to crack…

If you’re a parent of a toddler, by now you are likely a sleep regression expert. First came the 4 month sleep regression. Then the 8-10 month. And as if those weren’t enough, your 18 ...

By | March 15th, 2015|Categories: Setting Limits, Toddler Sleep|Tags: |0 Comments

Bedtime Crafts for Halloween

Scare away the bad dreams with these bedtime crafts for Halloween With Halloween around the corner, the theme is everything ghoulish. In stores and your child’s school ghosts and witches are being hung on the ...

By | September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Kids & Crafts, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , |4 Comments

The 1 Thing You Must Do When Starting Daycare

When I'm asked "my child is starting daycare, what should I do?" the one piece of advice I give is make bedtime earlier for the first few weeks. You have to understand that when we ...

Make Bedtime Smarter When Heading Back to School

During the school year heading to bed at a decent time and getting a good night’s sleep is important for children. A well-rested child will display better cognitive ability, a more pleasant mood and temperament, ...

By | August 15th, 2014|Categories: Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dropping Naps – When Nap Time is Officially Over

Dropping Naps - Is it Time? The time will come when your toddler is ready to go nap free throughout the day - I know, everyone hold each other and weep. But if your little ...

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: Gears & Gadgets, Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

The Crib to Bed Transition – Part 2

In Part 1 of transitioning your little one from crib to bed I shared some tips on what to do before the crib even comes out of the room. In Part 2 of this series ...

Guest Post – When a Sleep Trainer Met a Potty Trainer…

I've been fortunate to meet some amazing people doing what I do. One of them is Jamie Glowacki, Potty Trainer extraordinaire. I often refer clients to her company - Oh Crap. Potty Training, and she ...

By | April 14th, 2014|Categories: Potty Training, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

@savvymomdotca Features our Crib to Bed Transition – Part 1

Savvymom.ca features Good Night Sleep Site's Part 1 of our Crib to Bed Transition.  Switching your little one from their crib to bed can be a scary time for mom and dad but it doesn't have ...

A Bedtime Easter Egg Hunt

Any excuse to get crafty with bedtime routine and I'll take it! If I can make going to bed more fun for my kids and yours, well why not? The holidays are the perfect time ...

The Crib to Bed Transition – Part 1

Graduating your child from their crib to new bed can be a scary time for parents but it doesn’t have to be and being prepared can certainly help. In Part 1 of the crib to ...

A Valentine’s Day Bedtime Routine Door Hanger for Your Little One

Savvymom.ca lists our heart shaped door hanger as one of their 42 Valentine's Day Lovelies.  A fun and creative way for your child to visually go through their bedtime routine.  Helping you kiss them good night ...

Make Bedtime Sweet for Your Little Valentine

Making bedtime special for your child and being slightly different from the norm can help make going to bed less of a struggle and a little more seamless for your toddler.  While you should leave ...

Good Night’s Response to Recent Toddler and Bedtime Study

  Written by Good Night Consultant Amanda Pascoe There’s a recent study to do with sleep all over scientific and parenting sites right now. The idea is that parents put their children to bed too ...

By | January 9th, 2014|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

3 Ingredients to Cure the Toddler Sleep Holiday Hangover

The Holidays are over and things are starting to settle.  While our normal routine is starting to fall back into place, something may seem slightly off.  That something is your toddler and it’s a tale ...

By | December 29th, 2013|Categories: Bedtime, Bedtime Routine, Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Question of the Day – iPad in Bedtime Routine – Yay or Nay?

Q: Hello, I have recently let my three-year old son go to bed with his ipad, for about 30min, then I return and take it away, read a book and he seems to fall asleep easier. ...

Avoiding a Crib to Bed Transition Before You’re Ready

Hearing the pitter-patter of tiny feet in the middle of the night can only tell you one thing.  What you dreaded is reality.  He’s climbed out of his crib.  Even though you’re never truly ready ...

A Few Tricks of the (Sleep) Trade…

Your little one may need some extra help at times to go to sleep at night, stay in their room or bed, and continue to take that afternoon nap.  Sometimes it’s the Tricks of The ...

Creating a Great Baby Sleep Routine When You Have a Toddler at Home

A common question I get asked from my parents is “how do I stay consistent with my baby's sleep plan when I have an older child that I have to think about as well.”  I completely understand ...

By | June 27th, 2012|Categories: Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments