We have written a guest blog this month for Baby Steps Coaching all about how to manage sleep when your little one starts, or returns to, nursery. Whether they’re returning after lockdown or going for the first time, starting nursery or pre-school is a big adjustment and can result in some very overtired little ones!
It is very normal for even the best sleepers to regress when they first start going to a day care setting. For those still napping, it can be tricky for them to switch off in a new environment where it may be noisier, or lighter than they’re used to – imagine trying to go to sleep in a room with lots of other people – it would take a little getting used to! The level of stimulation and constant ‘busyess’ can cause an excess of adrenaline by the end of the day, which can lead to some bedtime battles…
We’ve put together some of our top tips for helping your child to adjust to their new routine and environment to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible:
Have a read of our top tips here!