Sleeping

In this section you'll learn about the importance of bedtime routines for younger and older toddlers, nightmares and night terrors, and how to transition from a crib to a bed.

  • Bedtime routines

    A predictable bedtime routine helps you and your toddler rest well every night. When your child knows what will happen next she’ll feel more secure and ready for bed. Learn more about the importance of a bedtime routine and tips for getting ready for sleep.

  • Nightmares and night terrors

    Some children have nightmares. These are frightening dreams that they may be able to describe afterwards. Night terrors, however are different. Learn the difference and how to help your child.

  • Moving from crib to bed

    Going from a crib to a bed is a big step for both toddlers and parents. Learn more about this transition and how to make sure her room is safe and child-friendly.

  • Older toddlers and bedtime routines

    Most toddlers will try to come out of their room when they have been put to bed. Your older toddler can learn that she needs to stay in bed so that she can go to sleep. Learn how you can promote peaceful bedtimes.

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