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Toddler bed

have you switched your child to a toddler bed only to find them wandering the house in the middle of the night?? what did u do?? i put my 2 year old in a toddler bed and she started wandering the house in the middle of the night...i put her back in bed and she would come right back out...i tried holding the door shut & she would scream...i dunno what to do?! should i put her back in her crib and try later?

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TiffanieAnn

Asked by TiffanieAnn at 1:40 PM on Jan. 5, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • baby gate in the doorway
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 1:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • We have gates on any areas they aren't allowed in the night, pretty much everywhere... So there's no real concern then if you don't wake up when they do etc.
    leah_rai

    Answer by leah_rai at 1:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • i had this problem with my oldest, the constant getting out of bed. i put a gate in front of her door and eliminated that problem. she's 4 now and still gets out of bed to ask for a hug several times and go to the bathroom once or twice. she's not a huge fan of sleep. my middle though, now 2, has been in a toddler bed for months and no problems. she cannot open a twist-knob door though lol. occasionally at naptime i hear her playing before she passes out in her bed, but at nighttime i have yet to have any problems with her.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 1:43 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • My husband took turns sitting on the floor outside his bedroom door. When he started to get out of bed we would tell him to go back to bed. We didn't sleep well for nearly a week but he stayed put after that. We got the idea from Supernanny. It was daunting but worked.
    babiesandkids

    Answer by babiesandkids at 3:05 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • child gate
    photogrypher

    Answer by photogrypher at 1:06 AM on Jan. 6, 2011

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