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how to get my 2 1/2 to go to bed. He shares a room with his 7 year old brother, who goes to bed at 7:30 but 2 year old will not go to bed until 11 or 12.

I put my 7 year old in bed at 7:30 and he goes right to sleep but no matter what I do I can not get the 2 year old to go to bed.

 
singelmom

Asked by singelmom at 6:24 PM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Consistency is the key. Have a bedtime routine, like take a bath, then read a book kiss him goodnight and calmly walk out. When he gets up the first time tell him it is bed time and calmly take him back to bed. After that just take him and put him back in bed, do NOT talk to him, if you do this over and over and NOT give in he will learnand go to bed for you. Good luck.
    nana44

    Answer by nana44 at 6:31 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • cut out the daytime naps
    estherWSM

    Answer by estherWSM at 6:24 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • do a log of his food and drink intake. If there is sugar or caffine in things he has in the evenings see if you can make changes to that.
    dndmomof4

    Answer by dndmomof4 at 6:28 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

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