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At what age did your kids give up naps?

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ilovexzavier

Asked by ilovexzavier at 11:47 PM on Feb. 14, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • 18 months! I was thinking I would catch a break with my second but nope he did the same thing.
    ldsdragonmom

    Answer by ldsdragonmom at 11:48 PM on Feb. 14, 2009

  • around 2-3 yrs old..lol
    MomToFour247

    Answer by MomToFour247 at 11:49 PM on Feb. 14, 2009

  • 31 month and going! I'm dreading the day she stops.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:00 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • Give up? That presumes he ever took them! **grin**

    He didn't (take them, that is).
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:24 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • The oldest was 3 years.

    My three year old and two year old still take them.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:17 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • HAHAHAHAHA, I dont remember, buts its definitely now, its like pulling teeth to get him asleep.
    angiebangie84

    Answer by angiebangie84 at 8:35 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

  • i'm a preschool teacher in california. here, we must provide a place for napping until a child goes off to kindergarten. some parents complain, but frankly, all of the children sleep, some every day. if they don't fall asleep after a period of quiet resting, we let them lay on their cots with a book or two. they still need to be quiet and stay on their beds, because their friends are sleeping. most sleep for at least 2 hours. once they're 4 1/2 or 5 that amount is usually reduced. frankly, the consistency we offer at naptime is a structure they look forward to. we eat, go potty, and lay down in a dim room (not dark), with soft music playing. my kids, who are grown ups now, always napped until kindergarten (and after kindergarten, if they needed it!) good luck!
    vickiathome

    Answer by vickiathome at 10:58 AM on Feb. 15, 2009

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