Yes, it may seem like an impossible feat to get toddlers to bed, and the word “mombie” may come to mind to those who have had to wrangle a toddler into a good sleeping routine in the past. But with a few tips and tricks from child behaviour specialists, child therapists and Mom’s ready to share their successes, both you and your toddler be sleeping through the night in no time!
For children, sleep is much more important than you may think. Most kids between 5 and 12 get about 9.5 hours a night, but experts agree that most need 10 or 11 hours each night. Sleep is an individual thing and some kids need more than others. Not only does it aid in growth, it also promotes sleep, helps the heart, boosts learning and beats germs.
Fed up with failure, blogger “Mommyshorts.com” took up an offer from a reader named Erin, who was in fact a certified sleep consultant. What she learned was eye opening. Here are a few of the tips Erin gave for every normal sleep problems parents face with toddlers.