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Does your prechooler still nap.

How old is you little one? Do they nap? For how long? Or when did they stop. What time do they go to bed/get up

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Codragonfly

Asked by Codragonfly at 3:25 PM on May. 21, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My son napped until he went to Kindergarten (he's in 1st grade now) My daughter pretty much cut out naps most days about 6 months ago. She'll take about 2-3 naps a week but I do make her have quiet time. I let her watch a movie and she just has to lay quiet during this time but she rarely falls asleep
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 3:28 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • My four year old, Ainslie, does not. But my two year olds, Brydon, Zander and Gavin do when they're cranky. But, I do make my children have one hour per day of alone time. They can choose to take a nap, play or create crafts. Whatever they want as long as they have at least an hour of alone time.
    EmberWifey26

    Answer by EmberWifey26 at 3:33 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Mine all stop around age 3, though we do try "quiet time" during nap time later on, because otherwise I wouldn't have any time to get the cleaning done, take a shower, prep dinner, etc. My middle child did stop closer to age 4, maybe 3 1/2, and my youngest is trying her best to stop at 2 1/2 :-(
    Tracys2

    Answer by Tracys2 at 3:36 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Sometimes, but they have at least one hour of quiet time a day they go to sleep or not. My 3 1/2 still does most days because she gets really cranky otherwise but my 5 year old doesn't .
    countrygirl06

    Answer by countrygirl06 at 3:40 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • My son is almost 3. He goes to bed at 7:30, asleep by 8 and wakes up at 7am. I tried to hold onto his nap for a while, but since 2.5 he's been a horrible challenge to get down for a nap, so I officially gave up a few weeks ago.
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 4:08 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • my son turned 4 in April this year and hasn't taken a nap on a regular basis for almost a year now; he has to be either sick or really tired for some reason to take a nap during the day
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 5:24 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • my son goes to bed at 8 PM year round and gets up between 7 and 8 AM; he has quiet time during the day where he either can look at his books, watch a movie or play quietly and that is about an hour to hour and a half(sometimes he does fall asleep while doing this) just for me to recoup and get some things done without him wanting this, that or the other thing
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 5:38 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • My DD is almost 4 and NEVER naps on weekends or when at home. Her preschool insists they take 2 hour naps, and then I have HELL at home trying to get her to go to sleep during the week.
    Weekdays - She goes to bed about 8:30 -9 and gets up at 7
    weekends -- She goes to bed about 10 and gets up about 8:30
    BaileysMom476

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 7:02 PM on May. 21, 2011

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