The BIG KID move - Simple tips to help transition your toddler from a crib to a big kid bed

toddlermonitor SLEEP EXPERT SERIES: How to break the habit of laying down with your child

toddlermonitor SLEEP EXPERT SERIES: How to break the habit of laying down with your child

OUR SLEEP EXPERT SERIES WITH MAGGIE MOORE HELPS YOU AVOID A COMMON NIGHTIME CHALLENGE It happens innocently enough. All it takes is one bad storm, one sickness, or even transitioning to a big kid bed too soon. Your child wants you to lay down with them to go to sleep, and they refuse to fall sleep until you do lay with them. Before you know it, the amount of time you lay  with them each night becomes progressively longer. They lay there wanting to talk to you and you are pretty sure they aren’t even trying to fall asleep.  As...

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toddlermonitor SLEEP EXPERT SERIES: When is the right time to transition to a “big kid” bed?

toddlermonitor SLEEP EXPERT SERIES: When is the right time to transition to a “big kid” bed?

OUR SLEEP EXPERT SERIES WITH MAGGIE MOORE HELPS YOU DECIDE WHEN IT'S TIME TO TRANSITION FROM THE CRIB!  Picture this – you have the best sleeper you could imagine. He goes to sleep each night and takes a nap each day without a fuss. Sleeps all night and you feel like you have really mastered the sleep thing.  You decide at two-years-old your little one is too big to be in a crib so you decide to transition to a big kid bed. At first the transition goes well. He stays in bed and continues to be a good sleeper....

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