It’s no surprise that children like to keep parents on their toes! Just when you thought all of your sleep issues were sorted out, your toddler starts waking up early. When they are in their “big” kid bed, they no longer have the confinement of the crib. What should you do to keep them from appearing at your bedside during the wee hours of the morning? Luckily, our sleep consultants have had personal experiences with this very issue with our own toddlers. What's helped many of us??
Whether your child was an awesome sleeper as an infant or has never slept well, many toddlers will have trouble with napping, sleeping through the night, or simply staying in bed at least sometimes. The problems that plagued your household when your itty bitty baby needed endless cuddles and round-the-clock feeds might be long behind you, but now you’ve got “bigger” problems to worry about. Maybe your toddler has learned to climb out of their crib and bedtime is now filled with frustration or
You don't have to have school-aged kids at home to enjoy the back-to-school season! But we here at The Baby Sleep Site® know that back-to-school season can be tough - if you have older kids, you have to work on reeling in your summertime schedule and get more serious with bedtime and morning wake-time, for example. And many of our moms of babies and toddlers tell us that fall is the season when daycare schedules shift - babies "graduate" to different rooms as they get older, and that can
Toddler sleep regressions - what are they, when they happen, and how to help your toddler sleep? Today's post will explain everything you need to know about toddler sleep regressions. Baby and toddler sleep is an ever-shifting, ever-changing thing, isn't it? Just when you think you're done with sleep training, done with nap time drama, done with night wakings -- you find out you're not. Something happens (an illness, a bout of teething, a vacation, etc.), and everything falls apart. And
Lately, a lot of people are writing in about having a new baby (very exciting!) and wondering how to juggle more than one sleep schedule. This article will give you tips to maintain multiple children's schedules, when their ages vary (multiples have a different set of challenges, so that will be a subsequent part to come). Once you help your baby sleep through the night, and then your baby becomes a toddler, many families decide to add another baby into the mix. If you haven't, you might