Overcoming Sleep Struggles

Offer Choices

Since you're not giving your child the option of staying up until 10:00 p.m. or skipping toothbrushing, try to find other opportunities for him to make decisions. Having unlimited choices ("Which pajamas do you want to wear?") will be too overwhelming. Instead, give your child two acceptable alternatives ("Do you want to wear the Pokémon pajamas or the blue ones?"). Let him pick the book he wants to hear -- even if it's the same one every night.

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