My DD is just over 4 years old. I have been having this problem with her for months and months now and i dont know what else i can try. Any advice would be really appreciated.
DD gets up really really early in the morning (4-5am) and wanders the house. On morning i might find her watching TV, another morning she is raiding the fridge, sitting at my computer. You name it, she has probably done it. She has pushed my computer chair over to the fridge to get to the higher shelves, same with climbing cupboards in the kitchen. I am really worried for her safety.
I have tried talking to her, reward charts, time out, taking away her favourite things, keeping her up later at night, putting a bottle of water next to her bed - short of tying her up and locking the door, i think i have tried everything!
I have asked other parents and friends IRL what they think i should do and i keep getting told this is really weird behaviour but no suggestions.
I have a chime on her door so i can hear if it opens but she has figured out how to open the door so it doesnt make a sound. I had a frog that sits at her door so when she walks through it croaks and wakes me up but she just steps over it now.
When i catch her, she knows it is wrong, she knows that she is only to get out of bed to either go to the toilet or come into our room but she does it anyway......
I am at my wits end. I work full time and i am exhausted.