Check out the replay of my facebook live where i shared a technique called 'fading' which you can use to help to reset sleep hygiene if your toddler spends hours falling asleep after the bedtime routine. Also i share how to prepare your toddler for ditching
Sleep difficulties with toddlers is more common than many mums realise. The toddler years are a tricky phase for your little one, no longer a baby but not quite a big boy or girl just yet. The toddler age can be a confusing time for your little one, they may yearn for freedom and independence but still need to security of knowing mum or dad are nearby should they need them.
I often find toddlers find it hard to fall asleep sometimes. With brain development and their increasing understanding of the world around them toddlers and preschoolers often find switching off and relaxing enough to fall asleep a challenge but harnessing the power of their imagination
If your little one isn’t sleeping you might be considering sleep training or modifying of some sort, you might be worried or even feeling overwhelmed by the task.â Should I change my daily routine?â â Should my baby be napping more? â Is my baby napping too much? â
You may have heard of sleep regressions before, a sleep regression is a developmental progression that has an impact on way a baby or toddler in some way. It could be that your baby used to sleep through the night and now wakes up again to feed, or your baby waking more frequently overnight than before. They typically occur around the ages of 4 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months and around every 6 months or so in the toddler years. However the '4 month regression' that happens first cannot really be
I've been asked this question a lot recently ( in various guises) What to do when your toddler refuese to sleep alone or to settle to sleep without you. Its particularly frustrating when previously your toddler would go to sleep with ease and minimal fuss but now insist you stay with them.
You don't have to leave them to cry ( At all) here are 2 gentle methods you can use at bed time