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Toddler bed/nap time help!

my dd refuses to stay in the crib so we changed it to the toddler bed..well now we cant get her to lay down and take a nap..shes all over the place! its an open room shes in so baby gates wont can i get her to nap without sitting directly beside the bed the whole time?

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Asked by jorjiegirl at 3:30 PM on Jun. 12, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I work in a daycare and calming music, routine, and patting your childs back til they doze off really does work. It may take a few tries, but consistancy is key... Good Luck

    Answer by ultrakitty1 at 6:30 PM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • my daughter did that too i play soft music and confurted her :)

    Answer by mommyoflogan23 at 9:52 PM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • What we do with our twins is as soon as we hear them talking or playing during nap and bedtime we walk in and with a calm voice say 'time for bed'....depending on the kid (one of mine likes to be on her belly to sleep the other moves around so much it doesn't matter) tell them to turn over and showing them flipping our hand over (just showing turning over) anyway...then we leave. We used to turn on the tv on a timer...we used to have a fan on....we don't do any of it. Dark silence...that's how mine sleep...change it up with what works for you

    Answer by newmom2bgtwins at 2:08 AM on Jun. 13, 2011

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