The past 2 weeks or so, my 19-month old has been a terrible sleeper. He used to be great - easy to put down, sleep through the night, wake up happy. But these days, he does none of these things. He cries when I try to put him down, wakes up in the middle of the night, and wakes up cranky. We have a solid routine. Why the change?
My son has an October birthday and the cutoff for school is September 30. In the long run, I’m thrilled for this - he will be the oldest kid in his class, and I know that a lot of boys need some extra time to be kindergarten ready. The question is what to do now. He’s 15 months. Do I push him into the 2-year old room in the fall? Let him have private kindergarten at his preschool then repeat ... More
My son is almost 14 months and a very picky eater. He eats fruit, cereal, yogurt, crackers, and cucumber. Occasionally some pasta. He absolutely refuses meat of any kind. Any suggestions on how to get him to try more foods? He hates being hand-fed; he wants to do everything independently. I can’t even trick him by hiding a new food amongst the preferred. He finds it and picks it out. Then hands... More