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Bedtime Tips and Tricks

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How to Transition from Two Naps to One Nap Per Day

In September, my 18-month-old will start preschool two mornings each week. During registration in May, I asked the director for information about nap time during school. He stared at me blankly and said, “Oh, she won’t nap here. She’ll nap at home after you pick her up at 12:30p.m.” It took me a minute to fully comprehend what he had just said. No more morning nap? My sleep-dependent child would now only get one opportunity to rest? Not only that… I would only get one nap to get things done?! I realized that in order for her to be ready for school in the fall, she would need to start the transition from two naps to one nap during the summer. Here’s what has worked well for us over the last three months. @dustedwithglitter Stay Busy Since my daughter had become so accustomed to taking a morning nap, I think…