How to Handle Your Toddler’s or Preschooler’s Nightmares and Night Terrors: Part Two

Handling your child's nightmares and night terrors

This week, we’re continuing our 2-part series about your toddler or preschooler’s nightmares and night terrors. Last week, we looked carefully at nightmares — when they begin, what causes them, and how we as parents can help our children through them. This week, we’re taking a look at night terrors. While night terrors may not …

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How to Manage Your Baby or Toddler’s Nap Transitions

nap transition

You know what frustrated me most when my oldest son was a baby and a young toddler? The fact that just when I’d worked out a nice, predictable daytime sleep schedule, he’d get a little bit older, and that would blow my perfectly-crafted routine to pieces. I’m positive a lot of you know exactly what …

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Baby / Toddler Night Terrors and Nightmares: Part 1

Baby / Toddler Night Terrors and Nightmares: Part 1

Welcome to part 1 of my Baby / Toddler Night Terrors and Nightmares series! Here I will discuss the different types of night terrors and nightmares your baby or toddler can have, the age they start, the age they stop, the difference between the two and how you should handle each, because the way you …

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Toddler Night Waking

Toddler Night Waking

Many parents with babies who are troubled sleepers figure the baby will outgrow the issue. Some do, but many simply don’t. If your 4 month old is waking up a lot at night, you might think it’s normal. But, when she is 12 months, 18 months or 2 years old and now a toddler, you’re …

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Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, owner and founder, is available as a source, or for interviews, podcasts, and live events. Learn more about Nicole here, or send us an email! September 2023: Check out what Nicole has to say about new parents, work, and sleep deprivation, on Welcome to the Jungle.  July 2023: The Everymom features Nicole in …

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Night Feedings by Age –
When Do You Try Night Weaning?

when do you try night weaning

A very common question we get is when a baby can go all night without a feeding. This article will outline general guidelines about how many night feedings you can expect at each age for breastfeeding and formula-fed babies. Night Weaning: What do the doctors say? In my experience, pediatricians seem to disagree frequently with …

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What Is a Dream Feed? What Age to Dream Feed and How Do You Do It?

what is a dream feed

Some babies sleep through the night from an early age. But, some babies will eat in the middle of the night until 9 months old or longer. Some parents swear by a “dream feed” to help their babies sleep longer while others don’t like it. But, what is a dream feed, and at what age …

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10 Toddler Sticker Chart Tips

When it comes to encouraging a toddler or preschooler to do something you want them to do (like stay in bed during the transition to a “big boy/girl bed”), some will find a sticker chart as a good positive reinforcement tool. Rather than jump to punitive methods such as timeout or taking away privileges, using …

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