Ahhh naps - A chance to reset, recharge, and get some quality, restorative rest – but not just for you, for your child too! Sleep is so important for your child's developing brain and growing body, which is why I suggest taking your time when dropping naps. This can be a tough transition for parents and children, especially if it's done too soon. So let’s go over some signs your child is ready (or getting ready) to drop his/her nap, and how to go about doing it.
Signs the nap is ready to be dropped:
So you’ve determined your child is ready to drop their nap. Now what?
By following these tips and letting your child guide the way, you will make it through yet another transition ;)
Ashley Cooley is a birth, baby and sleep specialist living in Dartmouth, NS with her husband and their three girls.