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going to bed in there own bed...... serious question. need advice !

ok i have a 13 almost 14 month old daughter that used to sleep in her bed at night and durring nap time, well we moved, and since then she throws the biggest fit ever to sleep at night in her crib, so she sleeps with us, but durring nap time she will sleep in her own room, in her crib, i just dont get it, weve tried letting her cry it out, she freaks and breaths funny and everything, what advice do you have? please help !

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Asked by liv_laugh_love at 6:20 PM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • bummppp

    Comment by liv_laugh_love (original poster) at 6:22 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Lengthen her bedtime routine so she gets sleepier. If you read two stories bump it up to 5. If you sing a couple of songs, sing longer. Whatever it takes to get her sleepier. Warm milk in a sippy cup? New cuddly toy, maybe? You still may need to let her fuss some.

    Answer by elizabr at 6:37 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • And I meant to say good luck!!

    Answer by elizabr at 6:37 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • SHe is just having trouble adjusting to the move.As they said, make it a long,calm bedtime with reading books. But don't give in if she cries. Kids know they can get anything they want if they freak out. They are too smart....LOL.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 6:56 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Maybe lay with her in her room to help her know its okay and that youre there for her but also let her self-sooth so she knows that even when youre not in sight she's still safe Good luck!

    Answer by goldfish09 at 7:06 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • she has a giraffe thats her security thing, she carries it everywhere i give her that durring naptime, and her favorie blanket and she naps. and she already goes to bed really late. the only time u can get her to actually fall asleep is if u stay up till 1 or 2 am, and then u try and put her in her bed she screams .

    Comment by liv_laugh_love (original poster) at 7:11 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • After reading your second post I am wondering if she is taking too many naps. If she takes more than one right now I'd try dropping one. If not, then I think you need to tough it out. She is going to bed way too late. GL

    Answer by elizabr at 7:46 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Cut out a nap, get her on a solid routine, and stick to it. It may suck for a few weeks, but eventually she will give in and get with the program.

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 12:14 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

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