I often get asked, “When can I transition my child out of the crib?” My advice is to wait as long as you can, ideally until the child is at least three-years-old. The reason I always suggest waiting (if there is a choice) is because many younger toddlers do not have the impulse control
Let’s face it, sleep can get thrown off in the summer. And that’s ok! Summertime can entail inconsistent schedules, late bedtimes, unenforced rules, AND plenty of fun! We are more inclined to stay out a little later attending barbecues, FIREWORKS, catching lightning bugs, etc., which means we run into later bedtimes! So, no matter
Around the 3-5 month age range, sleep becomes reorganized, as babies embrace the 4-stage method of sleep that will continue into their adult life. If you had a newborn baby that was falling asleep quickly at bedtime and giving you long stretches at night but has suddenly changed around four months, this could be due to the change in sleep cycles.
Is your baby waking up 30-45 minutes after you put them to sleep at bedtime? This is called a false start.
How to handle sleep and turning the clocks back for Daylight Savings Time…