I think it is wrong and hinders him from developing healthy independence but maybe there is another view point I am not aware of? I also just learned he just got out of pull ups over night. I heard this can take until he is 5 so I guess that is not a big deal but what do you think about sleeping in his mom's bed when he is almost 5 years old? Thanks.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in General Parenting
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:43 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by Ginger0104 at 7:45 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by usbornebooksdh at 7:45 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
I think every child is different. Some mature quickly, other need to be nurtured longer. I think this is up to the parents to decide. I raised
3 and each one of them had different needs.
Answer by TwinkleC at 7:46 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by angelluvgoddess at 7:50 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by youngmm at 7:51 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Not weird. I think its perfectly normal for young kids (and yes five is still young!) to want to be near their parents at night. It helps them to feel safe and secure. Children all grow and mature at their own rate, there is no need to push "independence" on them. It's a natural progression for children to go from wanting their parents, to wanting to do things on their own as they grow.
Also, the pull-up is a completely separate issue. My kids never used pull-ups at night past age 3 and we cosleep. I have a friend who's DD used pull-ups at night until age 7 and her daughter sleeps in her own room/bed. Again, all children are different.
Answer by sarahmae3 at 8:00 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
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Answer by Kellyjude1 at 8:56 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
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