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Old 05-02-2012, 12:36 PM   #4
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Re: I NEED SLEEP!!!! How to get my 2 year old to sleep at night w/o CIO

I know it seems like he doesn't need sleep, otherwise he'd just sleep. But, he needs to sleep even more than you do.

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Still, sleep is very important to kids' well-being. The link between a lack of sleep and a child's behavior isn't always obvious. When adults are tired, they can be grumpy or have low energy, but kids can become hyper, disagreeable, and have extremes in behavio
At this age, he needs 10-12 hours of sleep.

At some point, I think cry it out would be better than allowing him to go through his entire preschool years on less sleep than his body needs.
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