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When and How to Drop Your Child’s Nap

It’s happening. Your little one is getting older. They’re not a baby anymore, and (gulp) they seem ready to stop napping.  If you found this post and your child is ready to drop a nap but not their last nap, I’ve written about that too. You can find the 3-to-2 nap transition info here and the 2-to-1 transition info here. Now, back…

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When and How to Transition From Two Naps a Day to One

There are three major nap transitions that will happen in your little one’s life – the 3-to-2 nap transition, the 2-to-1, and the 1-to-none. This post is the second in my three-part series and is all about the two naps to one nap transition.  What is this transition?  When your little one is napping twice…

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When and How to Transition From Three Naps a Day to Two

Naps can be tricky. Getting your little one down at the right time, having them fall asleep easily, naps that last for an hour or more, and a baby who wakes up happy – all of these elements of a positive nap schedule can be difficult to attain. Even if you do have naps down,…

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How To Sleep Train Your Little One Without Disturbing Their Sibling’s Sleep

If you have a little one who fights going to sleep at bedtime, wakes constantly throughout the night, has a hard time settling back down after feeding at night, wakes hours before it’s healthy to get up in the morning, or any combination of those struggles, you may be considering sleep training. But what if…

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6 Milestones That Can Mess With Your Baby’s Sleep

The first year of your baby’s life is beautiful, challenging, exciting, and in all honesty, exhausting. Your baby is growing and changing so fast that as soon as you think you’ve got the hang of things, they change.   The same is true for their sleep. You get into a good pattern and then all…

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How to Pick the Perfect Bedtime for Your Child

There is one question I always ask first when a parent tells me their child is: -Waking up too early (i.e. before 6:00 a.m.) -Waking up in the morning crying -Fighting bedtime -Experiencing night wakings (other than those necessary ones when babies need to nurse or bottle-feed) What time do they go to bed? I…

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