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How do I keep my 35 month old in her bed , so she will sleep @ 8:00 p.m.?

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Asked by LillysTiredMom at 8:32 PM on Feb. 16, 2013 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • when is she napping? Is she getting enough exercise during the day? How long has she been in a bed?

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:34 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Duck tape! Just joking!

    Answer by louise2 at 8:34 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • you cant force anyone to go to sleep
    you can have her go to bed and be quiet

    Answer by feralxat at 8:42 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Try giving her a few books and quiet toys. She may play a little and then fall asleep, but boredom won't drive her to get up if she has some things to do before she gets drowsy.

    Answer by Ballad at 8:49 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • 35 months,lol

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:50 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • Yea, why didn't your just say 3 years old.

    Answer by louise2 at 9:02 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • My kids bedtime are usually 8. They no longer have nap. One is 5 and one is 3. I put them in there about 8. I just let them play for a bit and they usually fall asleep on their own. If they are still playing at 830 I go in their click on the night and look them straight in the eye and whisper "go to bed". That usually makes them quiet and they are asleep within minutes.

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:05 PM on Feb. 16, 2013

  • You can't, honestly. She has to WANT to stay there. I was like her. My mom finally decided to let me read my books and do as I would IN MY ROOM until I was good and ready to sleep. I wasn't to leave my room except to use the bathroom, and I wasn't to disturb my parents unless I was sick. ill

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:04 AM on Feb. 17, 2013

  • do you have a routine with her. I use to start the routine at that time. bath, book, teeth bed or quiet time. she sometimes reads a book or plays on my phone or watches a movie. but mine hasn't gotten to bed at that time since she was very small. so she goes to sleep at 9-9:30. hard to get her up but that is her body and she is out like a light and usually is very good about it.

    Answer by lambdarose at 6:17 PM on Feb. 19, 2013

  • *Put her to bed later
    *Shorter naps
    *Clock or timer (I do this it took about 2 weeks to train my 3 year old)
    * Allow her to get out of bed but has to stay in her room (maybe too young)

    Answer by MrsMorrell at 9:04 AM on Feb. 20, 2013

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