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    LuLuLuLu, any changes to the sleep patterns at home?
    Hope it's improving!

    Our toddler is now getting a little bit better - when she wakes at 4:30 she wants to go out of the room and sleep on the couch - DH follows and they sleep again till 5:30, slightly more humane.
    We started a rewards chart (not my kind of thing but we needed to come to a compromise as a family - we couldn't have everyone suffering) and she did fantastic for a week in a row - then reverted to noisy wakings. So we just need to reiterate it all again so she understands the expectations.

    Have you tried something like that? Could it work for you?

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    Hi BabushkaMum. Thanks for asking. No huge changes here but definitely heading in the right direction. The 4 yo isn't waking EVERY night now - maybe every second night, or probably one out of three he sleeps through. We have a reward chart and he gets a sticker if he stays in bed "until it's daytime on his (gro)clock".
    The baby still wakes at 5 :/

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    My 4.5 year old gets up at 6am every morning, he goes to the toilet then comes out with his blanket and pillow and turns on the tv and watches it until 6:30 - 7am. He likes the quiet time without his brother.

    My 2 year old can wake up anywhere between 4am - 7 am if it is still dark out i can manage to resettle him and make him sleep in for another hour or two.

    Both have block out blinds in their rooms and are pretty good sleepers generally.

    I would hate to be up that early. I used to hate to be up during the night by myself knowing everyone is fast asleep. I cant imagine being up at that time everyday. I feel for you.

    Look after yourself

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    Thanks Sweet tooth

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    Glad there's sone improvement!!


 

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