I often hear from families who tell me their toddler was a great little sleeper then BOOM. Something happens, something changes, something shifts. Their once peaceful toddler has bedtime battles, night sleeping struggles as well as nap refusals. While tiring and frustrating, rest assured, this is really common and quite normal. There can, of course, be many reasons for these exhausting changes and I’m going to explore the top seven causes I come across and what you can do to help your toddler back to better sleep.
Sometimes it can feel like there’s so much to think about working through their sleep issues, leaving you worn out, fed up and stuck. It’s ok. I hear you. That’s why I’ve written this post ‘how to easily help your toddler sleep’ so by the end you’ll feel confident in how to move forward with their sleep.
Firstly, here are the seven most common causes of toddler sleep struggles I often work with. For all of these seven causes, read on to see lots of ideas and tips I’m going to share which have really worked for families I’ve worked with.