18-Month Sleep Regression
At around 18 months, toddlers are starting to become a little more independent; they have the ability to say no and have their own opinions about life. This age can bring about more discipline issues or defiance, and oftentimes this will carry into bedtime or nap time. This is what we call the 18 Month Sleep Regression.
If you see signs of separation anxiety at this time, this is normal too. Listen to what Cara has to say about separation anxiety.