Blissful Bedtime

How do I stop my child’s bedtime taking up to 1 or 2 hours?

Child awake having problems trying to get to sleep in the UK.

You are not alone! This is quite common and can start around toddler age, when those strong little characters really start to develop!  Though this advice also applies to children right up to the age of 7 years old. The first step is to find out if there is a GENUINE NEED or if it is […]

Dropping the Nap

Average age to drop the nap You may find this surprising, but most children still need a nap until they reach 3-3.5 years old, although many children do drop it earlier. The reason is that Toddlers begin to resist naps, and after all – why wouldn’t they? They have so many other exciting things to do.  […]

How do I help my child nap for longer?

Child sleeping, head nearest the camera in the UK.

Quite often I hear from parents whose baby is waking up after 30-40minutes nap (not even a full sleep cycle!) and they don’t know how to get them back to sleep. Top tips for child naps I wanted to share my top tips with you all, to help you teach your baby the art of […]

Transitioning from two naps to one

This transition normally occurs between 13-17 months of age, and can be the most challenging transition to navigate as it takes more time to be fully ready for the adjustment.  Signs that your child is ready to drop to one nap: Some children drop it at 12 months others as late as 18months, so be […]