Any suggestions about hwo to go about the proccess, and anyone have any good bedtime routines, how do i keep him in bed, i know he will get back up. Shoul di take all toys out of his room? if he stays in his room but is playing with toys, should i stop him and put him in bed again, or just leave him? Any and all advice welcome, please be as detailed as possible! I'm getting nervous about this!
Answer by TMJ121099 at 11:22 AM on Mar. 19, 2010
Answer by EmilySusan at 11:23 AM on Mar. 19, 2010
Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:24 AM on Mar. 19, 2010
A bedtime routine doesn't have to be elaborate; it just needs to be consistent. About 30 minutes before bedtime I turn off or dim lights and encourage calmer play, and then I start getting the kids ready for bed. My twins just moved out of their cribs a couple of nights ago, so I have just gone through this. We set up their new beds earlier in the day so they could play on them and get used to them. I moved their familiar blankets and stuffed animals to the new beds and made a big deal about their big kid beds. I put them to bed a little late the first night so they would be really tired. They got up a few times, and we just put them back in, covered them, and walked out. The second night they didn't get up once! I think it helped a lot that I waited until they were 2 1/2 to do this. It was so much easier than I had expected. I hope it goes just as well for you. GL!
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 11:35 AM on Mar. 19, 2010
Answer by Glowing4Caleb at 1:13 PM on Mar. 19, 2010