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NO more naps....

When your child stops taking naps. Do you have your child to quiet time?

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colepip2

Asked by colepip2 at 4:20 PM on Oct. 26, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • When my step son was 3 and 4 he wouldn't nap anymroe, but there were some days when he was really cranky and you could tell he was tired. Those days we would just set him up in his bed with a movie and tell him he had to stay there until the movie was over. Sometimes he fell asleep, but more often than not he didn't. Either way, he was a happier kid when quiet time was over. It was a bit of a fight to start the habit, but once it was established he was ok with it.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 4:23 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • My sons gave up their naps at age 2. I really didn't do a quiet time but we did quiet activities in the afternoon..........coloring and such.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 4:44 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • yup mom nap so to take care of mom my kids would lay with me till i fell a sleep i never did but they sure did
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 9:50 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • I don't have a scheduled quiet time. My DD isn't exactly loud as it is. On non pre school days she plays with toys, may watch a movie, enjoy a computer game, paint or color, etc etc.

    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 10:16 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • Mine stopped napping at 2 and he had quiet time everyday, especially at day care. He would sit on his cot and look at books or play with puzzles, sometimes he even fell asleep.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:03 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • My son stop taking naps around 2 years. He does not really require quiet time.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 10:20 AM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • My daughter will be 4 in 1 month from now and she still takes naps but if she didn't I would make her have quiet time.
    momoflilangel

    Answer by momoflilangel at 5:17 PM on Nov. 19, 2010

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