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A toddler that doesnt take naps

My daughter is 2 1/2 and she doesnt ever take a nap is that normal????

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raeyliNlilysmom

Asked by raeyliNlilysmom at 11:44 PM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • mine stopped at two

    if she gets really over done, sometimes i drive around in car and she will "tip over" for a while as long as i continue to drive, and not stop
    i do the alleys, can go slow and constant

    i know - wasting gas
    and
    can not get ANYTHING done while she sleeps, but once or twice a week, seems needed to recharge

    do not worry, once teem years come, again, she will nap, not be able to wake her-lol
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 11:50 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • oh, is it normaL
    yes
    and cut yourself lucky, some children (mine included) stop napping before 2.5
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 11:51 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • My son is almost 3 and no longer takes naps.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 11:51 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • oh wow! thanks ladies!!!! :)
    raeyliNlilysmom

    Comment by raeyliNlilysmom (original poster) at 11:52 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • My DD is the same age and very rarely takes naps.
    Chloesmom1126

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 11:59 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • yes.. my son stopped at like 20 months.... i found that if he napped at all... he would stay up till like 1 and 2 in the morn... so i wouldnt let him nap... now my daughter will be 2 in sept and she still naps for like 2 hours a time once a day... and she still goes to bed at like 9 or 10.. so it is more tiring and you never get a break but it means they are growing and they dont need it and that they go to bed early tired... so they sleep good all night....
    corkyj0709

    Answer by corkyj0709 at 12:00 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • my son stopped taking naps at 2. he will be 4 soon and he will take a nap sometimes if he gets up super early.
    youngmami07

    Answer by youngmami07 at 12:33 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • My kids weren't big nap people when they were toddlers, either. We did "quiet time" where I would read to them, but they very rarely took naps.

    sailorwifenmom

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 12:38 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • my daughters took them until they were 5 yrs old then the boy stopped at 18 months but he would sleep 12 hours at a time to
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 1:01 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • Well I guess my son loves sleep like his parents! :] He'll be 3 in December and still takes a 3 hour nap every day as well as sleeping 12 hours at night.
    ours

    Answer by ours at 2:02 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

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