Search Search. Menu Sections. It is not unusual for some parents to have a great little sleeper who all of a sudden turns into a horrible little sleeper. Typically, sleeping issues may be represented by a resistance to sleep at bedtime, waking frequently overnight or deciding that they just don't want to nap anymore. As a result you are stuck in a cycle of over-tiredness, which is the unwanted gift that keeps on giving, wearing you and your child out and continually adding to sleep debt.