Count yourself among the rare and lucky if you are a parent of a toddler who willingly—maybe even eagerly—hops right into bed for a peaceful night’s sleep, because most families with toddlers experience bedtime challenges. In fact, it’s part of the delightful package called toddlerhood!
It’s so common, that it’s estimated that one in three children under the age of 5 either takes a long time to fall asleep; refuses to go to their bed; cries at bedtime; gets out of bed frequently; or has night waking either from bad dreams or night terrors.
In this article, we’re going to look deeper at a common challenge for many parents with toddlers: resisting bedtime.
Why aren’t you tired?!
It’s evening. Your toddler has been playing all day. You know they are exhausted. And yet, they have no interest in going to bed. There are several reasons your toddler might be resisting bedtime:
Your toddler has a hard time with transitioning from being active to being still.
This is only a snippet of a Parents Article written by Amanda Bedortha
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