How to get toddler to sleep in their own bed?

My step daughter has always slept in bed with either us or her mother. We just got her for the next couple months and I cannot deal with her sleeping in the bed anymore, i love her to death but I get no rest bc she kicks and squirms all night. I built her an entire room she never uses, I just want to break this habit of sleeping in our bed. The last time I tried to have her sleep alone in our bed she screamed until i went back in.

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

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  • 6 months ago

    When she gets into your bed - YOU need to IMMEDIATELY get up and take her back to her own room. Do NOT allow her to mess with your sleep.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    Hey! I know what ur going through. My twin boys, used to do that. Our friends had Jo Frost or Supernanny come to their home a while back and this worked for us both. Here:

    Make sure to get her excited for bed time.

    Tell her a bed time story, hugs and kisses.


    1. Place her in crib

    2. Have ONE parent sit on the bedroom floor and ignore as she cries (that’s the hardest part) she will cry and try to get attention form you or wife, ignore her.

    3. Eventually she will cry herself to sleep or get tired of it


    1. Story, hugs and kisses.

    First time she gets out of bed say “It’s bed time darling” bring back say nothing else even if she physically does something to you/wife.

    Second time she gets up say “bedtime” and bring back. Again don’t say anything else no matter what she does.

    Third time and after say nothing no matter what she does. Eventually she will calm down and give up.

    It works believe me. I was doubtful at first, but it works so well. For one of my sons it took him just 1 week to stay in bed without crying or trying to escape or coming into our bed.

    For my other son it took him a few months.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    when she falls to sleep in your bed then gently carry her back to her own bed and settle her down and leave a lamp on so she isnt in the dark should she wake up.

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  • Kelly
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Reward system (aka bribe) work for most situations with toddlers.

    You can try putting a small/toddler big girl bed next to yours too.

    Myself, all of my kids slept in their own bed and in their own room from the time they came home. With the exceptions of being scared or sick here and there and even then they usually ended up in their own bed anyway at some point.

    I saw what struggles my friends and family had getting their toddlers to sleep in their own room, plus my husband is a doctor. When he's on-call his pager and phone go off all night long sometimes and that wakes up everyone in the room, not just him. We're both anti co-sleeping with a baby.

  • 6 months ago

    have to just let her scream put a night light in there if you dont have one, walk through the room with her every night to show her theres nothing going to hurt her, open the closet door look under the bed, even try getting a spray bottle of water add some kind of scent to it an call it a monster spray an let her spray it under the bed an places

  • 6 months ago

    stay with her in her room at first.

    have her try for short periods....tell her you will come back in after 15 minutes, if she can't sleep, she can can come to your bed...if she tolerates 15 time tell her you have a chore to do and will come when you are done, if she can't sleep she can come...

    be prepared to celebrate and reward her for staying in her own bed.

    maybe do a reverse baby monitor...set up the monitor watching you so she can see you doing a chore, paying bills, etc

  • 6 months ago

    The answer from Tri-Harder is spot on, been there done that etc

    Source(s): Mum & Grandma
  • Jill
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Unfortunately it's not going to be easy to change. You have no chance of changing it if you give in because she's screaming. You have no chance of changing it if the mother isn't 100% in agreement with you on this. It takes tough love. That doesn't mean unkindness. She needs to be put in her own bed. It's okay to stay with her until she falls asleep and it's okay to come in and comfort her if she wakes and wait for her to settle again. You might have lots of sleepless nights until she finally sleeps through the night in her own bed but that's the commitment you BOTH need to make.

  • 6 months ago

    Well don't expect it to happen without some stress and mental pain and lots of trying and crying. What you need is a method and persistence.

    Put her in her own bed, in her own room, and expect her to be up and out and/or crying and protesting. Wait outside her door and as soon as she appears, pick her up, calmly put her into her own bed, say goodnight and come out again. You are probably going to have to do this dozens of times on night one, and as many times as it takes on subsequent nights, but, in the end, she will understand what's required of her and will settle in her own bed.

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