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How old was your child when they stopped taking naps?

My daughter is 2 1/2 and she would not nap for me today. Just wondering what age kids usually stop taking naps.

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Asked by discoverytoygal at 1:15 AM on Oct. 8, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • My son was 4. The only reason that I quit giving him naps was because he started staying up until all hours of the night! He is in school now, but when he was not I would make him sit and watch a movie quietly or something like that for about 30-45 minutes. I made him do that when my other children were taking their naps. It gave me a break and some quality time with him!

    Answer by LaBoucane at 1:18 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • My twin girls where like 3 years old when they quit napping.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:21 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • wow, my daughter completely stopped when she was 1 and a half...

    Answer by alexis_06 at 1:22 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • All my kids stopped around age 3!

    Answer by LovingParent08 at 1:30 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • I had one stop at 4 and the other stop at 2

    Answer by MarshaB702 at 7:33 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • My daughter is 3 and still takes her naps...and decent 2 hour ones too!

    Answer by kabbot01 at 7:40 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • My son is 3 1/2 and only occasionally takes naps now. Don't base it on whether she wants to nap. Decide whether or not she needs a nap. If she's cranky every afternoon, she still needs a nap.

    Answer by degsyuna at 8:14 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

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