All of these require your toddler to fall asleep and stay asleep in a bed and room that is unfamiliar. Even as an adult, I find it difficult to sleep in a place that is not mine, you know? So I completely empathize with my kiddo when he struggles to sleep with unfamiliar surroundings.
We’ve had our fair share of learning to sleep in strange places over the last few months. For several months, we were back and forth between Gram’s house (weekdays) and our house (weekends). Then we went to the beach for a week. We’ve had a few hotel stays in between for weekend trips. And then, of course, we moved into our new house a week ago. I’m certainly not an expert but these days I can at least rub shoulders as someone who’s had quite a bit of experience.
Here are 5 simple tips for getting the kid to sleep in a new place:
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