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Old 06-21-2012, 02:14 PM   #7
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Re: Any advice for 3 year old on the verge of giving up naps but not quite...

Originally Posted by nursenmom View Post
I'm in the same boat as you with a 3.5 year old. I would actually prefer to skip a nap and her to go to bed earlier but it doesn't work well for us either. What we have started doing is letting her look at books in her bed with the closet light on after we get her all tucked in at around 8. She can stay up for as long as she wants and is quiet. If she comes out or calls for us, it means she is ready for bed. She usually looks at books for 30 minutes to an hour and is asleep by 9.
That is a good idea. We might try that.
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