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Help 2.5 year old biting & pinching me at bedtime

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Muddlingalongalone Sun 09-Apr-17 19:22:31

I'm at my wits end - dd2 has been horrible to settle for sleeping forever but now she's completely out of control.
Climbing, running around, throwing pillows & duvets around.
When I try to be consistent and put her back into bed and say "no, sleepy time, lie down please"/or sign/gesticulating because she has hearing loss & has no aids by then, she pinches & bites me.
Any ideas?? I keep thinking of just putting a gate on her door moving the bed where she can't climb onto windowsill & leaving her to it but I've always hated the idea of caging my children in.
It seems to only be for me. She was fine when nanna & grandad put her to bed last week.

NapQueen Sun 09-Apr-17 19:23:48

Id gate the door and leave her to it. Or xlose the door and sit outside. Rapid return to bed each time she comes out.

Noodledoodledoo Sun 09-Apr-17 22:34:35

We had this when still trying to get my lg to have a day time nap. Gave up the fight on the day time nap and evenings have improved a lot.

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