My girls are 6yo and almost 4yo. They sleep in the same room but in seperate beds. We have our nighttime routine every night, followed by me sitting on one of their beds for about 4o minutes while they fall asleep. I feel like it would be really nice if they fell asleep on their own! I have tried letting them put themselves to bed. That always ends with them really winding themselves up and bouncing around their room, and me coming in 45 minutes later and having to sit with them. I have tried slowly moving further and further out of their room every night. That didn't work either. Some nights they give me a really hard time; they keep talking or making noises or singing or yelling or trying to get out of bed. Some nights it is worse then others. I just thought by this age they would be able to put themselves to bed, kwim? We are thinking of having another baby, but how would i put them to bed by myself with a newborn?
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6/24/10 at 2:26pm