Catnapping

Hump Day Q&A – Catnapping

This week's question is from Sam, who asks: "Is it normal for an 8 week old to sleep only short naps throughout the day? Around 30-1 hour?" For further info, please refer to my following articles: http://sleepplaylove.co/solutions-catnapping-baby/ http://sleepplaylove.co/getting-routine/ http://sleepplaylove.co/sleep-requirements-age/ http://sleepplaylove.co/teething-symptoms-solutions/ http://sleepplaylove.co/salvage-sleep-clutches-teething-illness-leaps/...

Toddler resisting bedtime? here’s why, and what you can do

There are many reasons why our toddlers may start resisting naps and bedtime. From experience, if this is a gradual change (over a few days or more), then usually this can be attributed to routine (call for a change in routine,  having been out of routine, or lack...

What you can REALLY expect: babies and sleep in the first year

Pre-kids, I had no idea of the magnitude that sleep (or the lack thereof) would impact my life. There is a plethora of information at our fingertips, telling us when our baby should be sleeping through the night; and if we don't meet these expectations, then we somehow feel like...

Developmental milestones by age

Every time I mention developmental milestones to weary, sleep deprived parents, I see them cringe; usually, because these 'milestones' generally equate to irritability, sleep regression, and heightened clinginess (aka a parental nightmare). But these times are also an essential period of great growth, development, maturity, and learning cool new...