Can Fresh and Cold Air Help Your Baby Nap and Sleep Longer?

As we get more into colder weather here in the U.S., that means we are spending a lot of time indoors these days! Between freezing temps and snow, this time of year doesn’t exactly scream, “Let’s get outside!” But did you know that in some cultures, sub-freezing temps are considered perfect napping temperatures? For BABIES?! …

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10 Must-Know Baby and Toddler Nap Facts. (#7 May Surprise You!)

We’ve written quite a bit about baby and toddler naps here on the blog, so if you’ve been following our site for a while, you’ve had the chance to read a lot of baby and toddler nap tips and tidbits. But, some of you are new moms or new to The Baby Sleep Site® and …

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7 Tips When Baby Won’t Nap

Today’s post will give you 7 tips to use when your baby won’t nap, so let’s get to it! You know what’s cute? A cooing, babbling baby who’s grinning ear to ear as she holds onto her crib bars and jumps up and down on her mattress. So adorable! Except that it’s nap time. And …

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5 Things You Need to Know About Baby and Toddler Naps

We’ve written quite a bit about baby and toddler naps here on the blog, so if you’ve been following our site for a while, you’ve had the chance to read a lot of baby and toddler nap tips and tidbits. But, some of you are new moms or new to The Baby Sleep Site® and …

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Should Your Baby Nap in the Infant Swing?

If you have a baby at home, then you know a thing or two about baby gear, don’t you? 😉 The crib, the changing table, the toys…how can such a little person need so much stuff?! Here’s a piece of gear most parents are very familiar with: the infant swing. Do you have one of …

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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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5 Ways to Help Your Baby or Toddler Nap While Traveling

So many of us LOVE vacation! Whether you’re off to a tropical resort, to a cabin in the woods, or just to your parents’ house, vacation offers you the chance to escape your real-life and spend a few days or weeks relaxing. Unless that is, you’re vacationing with a baby or toddler. If that’s the …

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How Many Naps Does Your Baby or Toddler Actually Need?

Napping is a hot topic around The Baby Sleep Site®, and it’s no wonder: most of us count nap time as our favorite time of the day! Of course, naps are essential for the health and development of your baby, but don’t count yourself out — you need a little downtime during the day, too! …

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Can the “Wake to Sleep” Method Help Lengthen Your Baby’s Short Naps?

An older, wiser friend once told me, “Baby naps are God’s way of saying to parents, ‘I love you. Now go take a shower.’” Pretty accurate, right? Most parents look forward to naptimes. Ahhhh… Those brief interludes when you can actually pause for breath, do the never-ending chores, or have a little “me” time. Of …

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