My 15-month old DD2 always wakes up grumpy, crying, sobbing etc. She has plenty of sleep (2 x 1.5hr naps in the day and 10.5-11.5 hrs overnight) and generally goes to sleep without a fuss, but she always wakes up miserable. I should add that once I go into her and pick her up she snaps out of it pretty quickly. I was told by a sleep doctor that once kids are getting enough sleep they will start to wake up happy, but I'm wondering when this will happen? DD1 was definately waking up happy (babbling away in her cot) by this age, despite the fact that she was well and truly down to one nap at the same age and only slept for around 10hrs overnight and so was getting much less sleep in a 24hr period.
I guess its just her personality, or maybe a habit that needs to be broken somehow. Anyone else in the same boat wtih their toddler?
Edited by TheHappyMudLark, 09 December 2007 - 01:07 PM.