My son is 26 months and is very wilfull, smart, and perceptive. Recently he has begun to do what we call "I want it but I don't want it" around bedtimes. When it's time for a nap or for bed, we read a few books, sing a few songs, and then it's lights out and time to get into bed. My son takes a pacifier to bed with him (which we allow for bedtimes only) and won't go to sleep without it. However, now he will throw the binkie and say "no binkie" so that we have to retrieve it. Then, he'll ask for a glass of water, take it, throw it, and then cry when he can't reach it. I think it's a procrastination game that he is trying to play and this week, in particular, it has really come to a head. I'm sick of it and want to know what you would do, if you have experienced this with your own child, and how long do you think it will be before the little booger just lays down and says "night night" without any fuss! :-)
Answer by Novmeber2006 at 5:22 PM on Sep. 28, 2009
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