my 2 yr old little boy will not go to bed without his juice beaker,how do i stop this.?

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Kerrie - posted on 06/30/2011

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it wont be easy but i got advised to just let them cry it out, they will finally fall asleep.
i did this and felt like the worlds worst mummy for 1 whole week but it did finally work. also explain he doesnt need it in bed rather than just taking it.
trust me its not easy and it will break your heart but it does work
good luck xxx

Tamsyn - posted on 06/30/2011

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My daughter is almost 2 and i have this problem with the juice and the dummy. I dont just want to take them off of her, but she wont be able to understand what i mean if i say "Youre a big girl now you dont need it anymore" surely??

Laura - posted on 10/26/2008

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try putting water in the beaker and then just put a small amount in it and he will realise that its not that nice and hopefully stop taking it.

Also offer him juice before he goes to bed but while still downstairs.

Amber - posted on 10/21/2008

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when my daughter turned two, she was still a pacifier junkie! so, i told her that when you're 2, it's the law that you have to throw your passie's away because you're a big girl now, and big girls can't have passies. lol, ok so i fibbed to her...but it WORKED. she even threw them all in the trash herself!!!!

Sarah - posted on 10/21/2008

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i told my daughter that the fairys came for it as they thought she was i big girl now! i did the same wen i took her dummy's away wen she was 1yr old, give it a whirl it worked for me!

Angela - posted on 10/21/2008

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I had this problem with our 2 year old daughter, we just stopped her having the drink in bed with her took it away gave her one before she went to bed and that was it. We had whinging and crying for a few days but she soon got used to it.

Maybe this would work for ya

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we just dealt with this problem a little while ago and i got some great advice from my friend, i found someone with a little baby and told my daughter the day before that we were going and that if she wanted she could give the baby her cup as a present, but i made it clear she wouldn't get a new one and this was her last night with it. the next day i asked her again if she wanted to do it, but was encouraging about it, she agreed so we went and gave it to the baby i video taped it on my phone incase she needed to be reminded that the baby had it and i never heard about the cup again :)

Meghan - posted on 10/20/2008

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i had a prob like that with my duaghter only it was her binkie...one night we just took it away and that was that...she whined for a week but she realized she wasnt getting it back. Maybe that would work for the juice.

Emily - posted on 10/19/2008

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i would suggest if he has milk or juice in the juice beaker just every night water it down so it starts tasting yuck then after a few nights he will not want it anymore....my son is 21mths old n now doesnt go to bed wit a bottle at all because

of this little trick of mine.

Melissa - posted on 10/18/2008

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you are most likely going to have to put up with a few nights of whinging but I would try to swap him for anew toy to take to bed eg. If you go to bed without a juice you can have blah blah in bed with you. also try letting him have a little drink before he bruhes his teeth and let him know that that is his drink for the night and hold your ground it will be hard but it will get easier as long as you dont give in or it will get harder to get him out of it persistence is the key here he will get the new routine soon enough. Last resort get someone wit rotten teeth to show him what happens to people who have too much sugar! (juice) trust me the visual tooth decay may have the best effect no-one wants to look like that

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