It's not that she's making a fuss at all or getting up at anything but she's just not sleeping. She lies in bed and tries to sleep but it just won't work for her and she's getting so cranky and upset, she's getting only a few broken hours a night. She does plenty of exercise during the day, hours of it, and she eats well and not a lot of sugar. I've tried everything, even the things I tried when she was little. Warm milk etc.
Do you have any ideas? It's been a while now and I'm getting really worried and just feeling for her really. I'm not sure if it's genetic since I've never been able to sleep that much but I normally feel fine on it, no upset and cranky, and at her age I was just a bit of a jumping bean. She's got a bedtime routine, we've tried relaxed warm baths. Ideas? Is the doctors a good idea? I'm not sure I want pills involved.
Answer by ashisamom at 4:43 PM on Jan. 11, 2011
Answer by 2murphyboys at 4:44 PM on Jan. 11, 2011
Try this if you have not yet.. 2,3 hours before bed. No bouncing all over the house. Make her start to sit down and do nothing. Watch tv or read. Then bath brush teeth and go to bed. Does she have ADHD? I heard kids with that have a hard time relaxing.
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