THE TODDLER ROADMAP Episode 11 – What to Do When Your Toddler Won’t Sleep or Stay in Their Own Bed

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Show notes:

In this episode we will be looking at SLEEP: some simple steps for settling your toddler to sleep, what to do if they wake, and how to handle night terrors and nightmares confidently.

In this episode:

  • Does Your Child Fight Against Daily Naps? These 3 Top Tips Will Help.
  • ​Download & Discover Disney’s ‘The Gift of Play!’ Guide To Inspire You.
  • ​Toddlers need 11-14 hours of sleep every 24 hours. That’s usually 10-12 hours at night and 1-2 hours during the day.
  • ​Common toddler sleep problems include having trouble settling to sleep and not wanting to stay in bed at bedtime.
  • ​A positive bedtime routine helps toddlers get ready for sleep.

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Remember, if you want to review what we’ve talked about, check out the full Show Notes

With Parentverse Guest Wendy White Creator of My Mood Stars a fantastic resource to support children’s emotions.

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There, you can find a full article on the topic, videos that summarise the different elements and links to any tools or resources we’ve pointed out. You can also drop us a comment there and get involved in the conversation.

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Coming up in Episode 12 we will be looking setting boundaries for your toddler.

If you find disciplining your toddler difficult, this episode may well save your sanity and get you and your children on the path towards an organised, happy and harmonious home life!

Managing your children’s behaviour takes hard work, persistence, dedication, a sense of perspective, and a healthy sense of humour, but with time and effort – along with my tips and strategies in this collection I know you can and will succeed.

I think it helps to remember to expect the best from your toddler, to get the basics right, and to stay positive. Your kids will grow up into well-mannered and well-behaved adults to make you proud.


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