3 year old won't sleep in own room with 1 year old brother

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Hi mom's I have a 3 year old and almost 1 year old and my 3 year old won't sleep in his own room with his little brother, my husband and I are at a loss as our oldest wants to sleep on the couch or in bed with us. I don't know what to do and I'm afraid if I put him in with his little brother he will hurt him as he likes to pick on him when there both awake and no we don't let him get away with it. I am just so tired I need help as I can't keep sharing my bed with my 3 year old and my husband I am so cramped and over tired I feel like sleeping on the floor. PLEASE HELP


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I had a two year old boy and his brother 3 who did the same thing. I bought those stars for the wall that glow in the dark . I put them in to bed by 9pm and told them it was time to be quiet qnd sleep. I sat outside the door and when the 3yr old came to the door I didn't say a word just carried him back to bed tucked him in and went back to the door and said it's time to sleep in your bed. I again sat behind the door and repeated this fora few timesalways saying NOTHING no matter what they say or do DONT get into a discussuion He finaly fell asleep by10 15. Every night I did this and during the day I'd take him to his room and remind him this is where he sleeps. After about aweek maybe a littlelonger he got it and stayed. I found the secret was to never start talking Its going to drive the little one mad but you just sit behind the door soon hell think your always there. This is not easy but I did this every night and soon I started by 8pm because I knew it would take himawhile to sleep BUT he did eventually stop his habit of sleeping every where but his bed. Good luck its not easy

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