DD is 15 months old and hates to sleep. I have tried everything to try and get her to bed early. She will not fall asleep before 11 pm-midnight, and I get her up at 6 am for daycare every morning. We have a nightly routine of dinner, bath, brush teeth, book, nursery rhymes, and waiting it out. I have tried letting her cry it out, and she screams until she is hyperventilating then screams some more. I am exhausted and am averaging between 4-5 hours of sleep a night. She only naps once a day from 12-2. She is healthy, with no ear infections, no plausible reason at all. Does anyone have any ideas?
Melatonin, a natural ingredient that some kids do not have enough of
I would tell daycare to cut out the naps or get some melatonin drops or gummies for kids they work
Have you tried cutting the naps?
Melatonin liquid drops
Maybe try stopping naps and put naps to 30 minutes and see how that works
My grand daughter was the same way.We fixed that with melitonin. Promise wont hurt them
My 2 year old was the same way. Cut naps to no more than 30 minutes. Dinner, bath, bed. Routine is huge for them ive came to learn! Melationin is a life saver also.
Letting her cry till she is hyperventilating? Wow
Just let her sleep with you maybe that will work
Some kids just don’t need that much sleep my 15 year old was like that as a infant
No more naps. My son was 10 months old when I cut them out. He wakes up at 7am & stays awake all day until 11pm.
My kid didnt sleep until she was 3. We were all exhausted except her. Lol nothing wrong with her. Her dr said some kids dont sleep. Lol
My 2 year takes melatonin. But when she gets to the point where she is crying so hard she’ll make herself sick we stop and go for a walk. Last night she cried and screamed for 3 hours… (I tried everything.) She had stayed at her godmoms house the night before and kept screaming stay here. Usually it doesn’t take long for her to get her self calm once we start walking.
maybe she’s just not a big sleeper… my kids if they are asleep by 10 it’s a miracle … i haven’t slept more than 5 hours in 4 1/2 years
I let my son run wild outside for awhile then we do dinner then our nightly routine. Melatonin is also an option, research it for yourself and you can decide. I’m hoping you both get some rest!!
Melatonin for sure…
I get being frustrated but cio can be damaging. My toddler doesn’t sleep without being rocked, have you tried that?
You should cut the naps to 30 min, if that doesnt help cut them out completely
I agree with skipping naps for a week to see if that makes a difference