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Kids sleeping in their own bed

My girls fall asleep in their parents room and I would like asvise on how to get them to fall asleep in their own bed?

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Tdaycare6678

Asked by Tdaycare6678 at 2:54 PM on Jul. 1, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • It may take stages....Put them in their own beds and read to them and rub their backs until they fall asleep. Then, each night, subtract a few minutes from the amount of time you spend in their rooms until none is needed. I do believe it is important for parents to have their own space because the intimacy between a couple is a very special and important part of a relationship.
    MontessoriMo226

    Answer by MontessoriMo226 at 3:22 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • You don't give them a choice. It will take a few nights of crying just don't give into them. My youngest all of a sudden decided she no longer wanted to sleep in her room anymore so what I did is I put her in her bed and told her I would check on her in 10 minutes, it took checking on her 3 or 4 times but she would fall asleep. We did this for about a week and we haven't had any problems since.
    sammiesmom2000

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 6:08 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

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