Baby Won’t Nap in Crib? 5 Tips to Get Baby to Nap in the Crib and When

When your baby won’t nap in the crib, it can be a long, exhausting day for both of you. Your baby might take short naps or take long naps but only in your arms. It’s hard to get anything done having just 30 minutes or being confined to a chair while your baby sleeps. This …

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5 Nap Tips for Twins From the Land of Nod

Sleep is huge for new parents of multiples. We all know the challenges of a new baby who is awake around the clock, but two at a time?! Let’s just set the coffee pot on continuous brew, shall we? Although sleep can be difficult for new twin parents, good sleep in your house is possible, …

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4 Reasons Your Baby Is Fighting Naps

Babies need naps. Let’s be clear about that. Naps are not optional, naps are not “bonus” sleep sessions….naps are necessary for proper infant growth and development. That said – try telling that to your baby! Even the best nighttime sleeper can be a prizewinning “nap fighter”. Knowing your child needs naps, and doing all in …

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Baby Nap Chart: Learn How Long Baby Should Nap, and How Many Naps Baby Needs

Click on Image to Englarge We get nap questions really frequently from our clients – particularly these three questions: How many naps does my baby need? How long should my baby’s naps be? How much sleep should my baby get during the day so they sleep at night? Well, we’re answering all of them in …

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Baby Won’t Nap? Here Are 7 Reasons Why (#7 Is Surprising!)

Baby Won’t Nap? Nap time is, without a doubt, a tired parent’s favorite time of day. Baby goes down for a much-need snooze, leaving mom and dad time to have some much-needed “me time”. But of course, in order for your baby’s nap time to be a favorite time of day, your baby has to …

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10 Naptime Tips You Can Use Today

Naps that are too short, or naps that are erratic and don’t follow any kind of predictable pattern, can sure get a parent down. It’s especially frustrating when your baby or toddler has been napping well but then naps suddenly go into a tailspin. (Hint – this often happens during a sleep regression, or during …

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3 Signs Your Baby or Toddler Nap Expectations Are Unreasonable

We all want our babies and toddlers to take long, restorative naps at regular times each day, right? Judging by how popular our nap articles are with all of you, I’m betting you answered ‘Yes!’ to that question! But here’s something to consider – are the expectations you have for your baby or toddler’s naps …

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Why Baby Nap Sleep Is Different Than Night Sleep

Raise your hand if this describes the scene in your home: bedtime is peaceful and easy (and followed by hours of uninterrupted sleep), while naptime is a raging battle of wills (followed by little to no sleep at all.) Guess what? My hand would be up right now, if I didn’t need both hands to …

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