I baby sit my 8 month old grandson everyday. When he is ready for either his morning or afternoon nap I rock him and he usually goes to sleep in less than 5 min. and then I put him in his crib on his tummy. That is the position he likes to sleep in. But after about 40 min. he wakes up crying. When I go into his room he is on his back and crying very hard and his pacifier is out of his mouth. I try soothing him but he only wants me to hold him. When I do this he goes right back to sleep but I can never get him back in the crib. I usually end up rocking him for his entire nap. How can I get him to nap without holding him?View Thread
Thank you very much for your advice. Like your mom I keep thinking my grandson should take two hour naps. My babies did but that was 35 years ago. LOL. Since I can get him to sleep 30 - 45 min in his crib before he wakes up I suppose that it all he really needs. I don't want to spoil him by holding him too much. Thank you....View Thread
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