To old for a nap?

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As Babies, they have nap-time,
as toddlers they take "naps",
but it comes a time when they start to act out,
Maybe they think they are too old for nap-time.

Naps are important in the development of a child, I would keep nap's until the are 18, lol, ok maybe that's going to far.
But when is it ok to let them go without a nap.
Kira, our 3 year old has been fighting nap-time.

Naptime or what???
Time for a Nap.

Some friends tell us that We should just let her go without nap-time, but as much as she is growing I still think naps are good, healthy kids sleep much.


The days that she does not take a nap her hyperactivity goes sky high and tends to drive us crazy. Not to mention that nap-time is not only a break for her, but it also give us time to do things than other wise we would not do.

Now day's or I should say most days I have opted to give her a choice: Nap time or Quiet time; so if she does not want to go to sleep, I'm not going to go all crazy about it, but she should then stay in her room, sometimes I let her play as long as she is not being loud and remains in her room for the duration of her typical nap.

Quiet-time does not take away how hyper she gets a few hours later but it dose give us both some time. As her nap-time/quiet time comes to an end we always hug, snuggle and make a big deal our of it. I always tell her she is my little girl and that I love her very much…

At what age did your kids stop taking naps?

Author: Jay
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