DD is almost 3 and sleeps usually 8pm-8am with a 2 hour nap between 1:30-3:30.
Lately she has been fighting going to bed at 8. I put her in but it's a struggle to get her to actually sleep. She figured out how to open the gate on her door so we bought a new different one and she figured that one out too. Keeping her in the room has become such a struggle. 2 days last week she didn't nap because we were out during naptime. One night she fell asleep at 6:30 and slept until 8am. Last night she passed out at 7 and slept until 8.
Not napping makes the nighttime so much easier but I don't think I'm ready to give up the naps though. I need that time, especially with the new baby to get stuff done around here, because she keeps me busy pretty much every minute she is awake. And she needs it too usually because if we are home and she doesn't nap she is a cranky maniac by dinner. If we are out for the day she is usually fine. But we are more often home than out all day. What would you do? Right now I have been trying to get her to nap for over an hour... And by the time she falls asleep I'm going to want her to wake up because it is going to get too close to her bedtime and then that will get screwed up. Sorry for rambling. Any naptime words of wisdom?
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