What is sleep?

What is sleep? In itself this may seem like a simple question, but as is more often the case with simple questions, there is no simple answer. Sleep has been described as a “the natural, easily reversible periodic state of many living things that is marked by...

Dreams

Sweet Dreams At bedtime, when your child is ready to sleep, the journey to ‘dreamland’ can begin. We say: “Sleep tight. Sweet Dreams!” But why are we actually dreaming? Do children dream like adults? Dreaming is an essential part of sleep, almost all...

Dropping the last nap

Nap transitions: a quick overview Nap transitions tend to happen fairly quickly in the first 12 months of your baby’s life. He or she will transition from 5 or 6 naps each day to just 2 naps in his first year. Within the next half year, at some point between 14-18...

Nap transition from 2 to 1 nap, how and when?

Out of all of the nap transitions that you will go through with your child, the 2 to 1 nap transition seems to be the hardest for most parents (and for little ones alike). Why? Because their body must adapt much longer wake times and consolidating all of their day...

Nap transitioning: 3 to 2 naps

Finally you had your little one on a schedule that was working … and then out of nowhere, sleep starts to become an issue again. You start wondering. Is it sleep regression? Teething? It’s a mystery to solve sometimes, but it could be time for nap transition!...