Monsters in the closet -- Desperate for help

Torie - posted on 07/02/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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my son just recently started this and is scared of monsters in his room and wont sleep with out my hubby or i now... how can we get him to sleep in his own room...

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Kim - posted on 07/05/2009

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When my oldest was a toddler he had the same probem. We put water in a spray bottle. The kind that you would use to mist plants. At night when I did his bedtime I would take the bottle and spry the "Monster Spray" in all the dark areas that he said he was afaid of. I made up a cute story to tell him the frist night for his bed time story and it worked like a charm. Good luck.

Christine - posted on 07/03/2009

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Here's a question for you, is it really that he's scared of something in his room, or is it, maybe he's scared he;ll be missing something going on outside his room if you aren't with him? My sone went through a phase where he wouldn't go to sleep, because he was afraid we would leave him. We adjusted his bed time to be a little later so he would be more tired, and then more willing to go to sleep when the time came.

good luck

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