Is Sleep Training Your Toddler Possible?

Dream Baby Sleep® Founder Carolynne Harvey answers frequently asked questions about toddlers. Read below. How do toddlers sleep during this period? Sleep is especially important for toddlers because it directly impacts mental and physical development. During NREM sleep the blood supply to the muscles is increased, energy is restored, tissue growth and repair occur, [...]

2019-02-20T14:05:03-04:00

Bedtime Battles With Your 14 – 19 Month Old

Dream Baby Sleep® Founder Carolynne Harvey answers frequently asked questions about 14-19 month olds. Read below. How do toddlers sleep during this period?   Toddlers need about 12 - 14 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period When they reach about 18 months old they’ll transition from 2 to 1 nap The 2 to [...]

2019-02-20T14:05:32-04:00

10 Pacifier Weaning Tips for Babies and Toddlers

So, your baby or toddler is hooked on the pacifier and you don’t know what to do!  Below are some quick tips on how to address the pacifier for babies and toddlers.  For babies you can be much more direct but for toddlers it's all about communication and coming up with a plan! Before we [...]

2019-02-19T21:02:39-04:00

Talking up sleep to your toddler

As our toddlers develop they often become pro's at bedtime stall tactics. My daughter is famous for proclaiming anything and everything to stall bed time, her latest attempt is "I have a hang nail". The best advice is to talk to your toddler using what I call "positive sleep speak". The best way to start [...]

2019-02-19T21:03:56-04:00

Traveling tips for infants and toddlers

I've been traveling regularly with my daughter since she was 3 months old, internationally and domestically. If you have a different last name from your little one's father, take it from me and travel with a notarized consent letter internationally along with the child's birth certificate and passport. The timing of the flight is not [...]

2019-02-19T21:04:02-04:00

4 Tips to Prevent Daylight Savings From Ruining Your Baby or Toddlers Sleep

When the clock falls back one hour on November 4th be prepared for early rising which throws off your nap and bedtime schedule. Follow these simple steps to help your child adjust to the time change and prevent sleep regressions. Daylight savings Unsure what time your child's bedtime should be?  Grab our bedtime [...]

2019-02-19T21:04:18-04:00