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I don't know what happened but all of the sudden my son won't go to his room to sleep without one of us in there with him. We have to sneak out after he falls asleep. He talks about monsters and being scared for us to leave him alone. He recently switched schools because he cried everyday at his last school so I put him back in his old school that he used to love. He cries there too, clings to the teachers and constantly asks for me. He has all of his friends in his class but he doesn't play with them, just stays with the teachers. The sleeping issue started on Friday night, he's always been an awesome sleeper. The mommy clinging started about 2-3 months ago. I'm sitting here crying at work because I just don't know what to do to make him happy and put things back to normal. I want my happy little boy back. Please help us.Answer Question
Answer by brodysmama23 at 11:13 AM on May. 4, 2010
Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:14 AM on May. 4, 2010
Answer by saysha100687 at 11:15 AM on May. 4, 2010
Three year olds don't need to go to "school", they need to be with their mother and form a secure attachment. Take him out of "school". I think you mean day care, then a day care center is always last choice for young children. Someone coming to your home is first. Second is finding someone that takes care of only her kids and your son. Why I think you mean day care is because you say you work.
Get rid of all books that have to do with monsters. Even the ones about good monsters or being brave about monsters. Don't let him watch any TV, ect. about monsters. Put something in his room to make him feel safe like a dream catcher.
Answer by Gailll at 11:23 AM on May. 4, 2010
Answer by maris6679 at 11:30 AM on May. 4, 2010
Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:48 AM on May. 4, 2010
Answer by makelineerror at 1:07 PM on May. 4, 2010