2 and a half year old terrible sleeper

Jen - posted on 08/05/2015 ( 1 mom has responded )




Hi everybody. My daughter has never been a brilliant sleeper but recently she's getting worse. She used to sleep really good when she slept with me but she won't skeep in her own bed. Up to about 2 months ago she would stay in her bed till about 3 or 4 am then come out and I would put her back in and tell her more sleep and kiss and cuddle. Now she can cry for up to an hour at bedtime and say she needs the toilet but she doesn't just sits there and does nothing.then when she finally goes to sleep she's wakes up every 1 or 2 hours crying and crying because she wants to get into my bed. She'll say she needs wee wee when I say no bit again doesn't go. She can stay awake for hours crying. It's really getting exhausting I'd appreciate any advice


Michelle - posted on 08/06/2015




This is a hard one this worked for me it took a few days but did work. Take her to bed read her a story or whatever. Tell her goodnight tuck her and leave the room. I put a chair right outside the door. Every time she gets up walk her back to and say it time to go to bed now and you need to sleep here. Whatever you do no matter how many do not and I repeat do not go in there. That is what she is counting on she will be fine and she will know in a couple days that you are not giving and she will sleep there. When she comes in your room middle of the night same thing walk her right back. You made need some extra sleep the next few day but its worth it.

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