Taking cara babies. Look it up and do it. It is BEYOND worth it. My 14 month old has been putting himself to sleep for naps and at night since he was 5 months old and has slept through the entire night since. Best thing I have done.
My 1 year old wakes up around 7 every morning and goes down for a nap around 11. I put her in her crib and she knows what time it is. Routine and consistency is key. She only takes that one nap a day.
Don’t stop taking naps, way too young. I would just shorten the amount of time you rock each week and lay down awake. He might cry a bit the first few days but he’ll likely fall asleep on his own.
He will go to sleep another way if you ‘train’ him to do so. Our babies on dependent on us and a routine. This is clearly a very set routine that needs a little changing and that’s OKAY. It will take time. You’ve got this momma!
I stopped giving her naps
My daughter loves her naps and lets me know when it’s time. Sometimes it’s one a day, sometimes it’s two. You could try switching to one really long nap a day. Just make him start staying a awake a bit longer in the morning and go to sleep a little early everyday. My pediatrician says it’s normal for them to be taking naps at this age. Until they start showing signs of not sleeping well through the night or not going to bed as easily anymore, stick with the naps.
Minimize daytime naps if you want the kid to sleep early and through the night.
My 6 month old doesn’t really nap neither do my 4 or 3 year old
All my kids stopped talking naps around 1yo. Otherwise they’d be up super late or up super early. They all get 10hrs of sleep during the night.
My 1yr old wakes up at 8am and goes down for nap time at 1 or 2pm and then bed by 10pm. I got him on a set schedule. routine and consistently have been the best thing for him
No naps for my daughter after she was 13 months old she just fight them so just didn’t bother she goes to bed at 6pm and wakes up anything from 7am to 9am (wakes a few times in night) she’s two and half now
Both my kids slept 7 to 7 at that age, 15 months is about when they phased their nap out.
Nap time was 1130-1
My daughter normally naps around 6pm. I let her sleep however long, because we have such crazy schedules right now.
It was hard to get my son to nap. He always fought it so I let him tire himself out. If he fell asleep he got his nap if not he was tired and ready for bed early.
Everyone is different but I’m lucky that my LO likes to sleep… we go to bed around 9pm and get up at 6am…he eats lunch around noon and lays down after that- depending on whether he’s with myself, dad, or his sitter, his nap time ranges from 2-4hrs (1pm- 4-5pm)… like I said I’m lucky he loves his rest and we don’t have a issue with him going to bed n sleeping through the night. We are all just very consistent with it and each try to keep the same schedule as one another to where his routine doesn’t change…
I’d suggest to find a routine that works for your child schedule and for anyone whose with him n just try to be consistent on making it a habit BUT I do know some kids that just don’t nap or do a “recharge” nap
My son was only taking one nap at that age, and still takes one nap a day at a few months shy of being 2. My daughter quit napping entirely shortly after she turned a year. Every kid is different. But maybe try switching to one nap instead of two?
I have an in home daycare, children’s ages are 8mo-4yrs old. They come between 6-8am. Nap time for all is 10:30-11am depending on the overall mood of the children. They know that when it’s time to clean up, then they nap. When I have new kids, it takes them a week or 2 to get used to our routine.
Enjoy it🤷🏻♀️ i wish my 2yo would let me😭
She still nurses to sleep so we rock and nurse her and then transfer her to the crib. She’s 14 months
How you worded it makes it sound like you dont have to rock him to sleep for bedtime? Maybe hes not tired enough for two separate naps, my 18 month old takes one nap in the middle of the day, usually around two hours long, then is in his crib asleep at 7 30pm.