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How do I get my DDs back into rountine??

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sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 20:39:27

They are 7 and 5, and the last few weeks they have been playing up at bedtime, till 10-11pm some nights. DD1 has ADHD and doesn't sleep well anyway but Dd2 is just playing up. They keep asking for drinks, running about, screaming and just being annoying for hours.. Controlled crying isn't going to work. I tell them to get into bed and they just ignore me. I picked them up and put them back into their beds, they just get out and start again.. its driving me mad...

sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 20:51:00

help!!!!

sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 21:24:32

please help me, dd1 is still playing up....... I could cry here!!

ChipButty Wed 11-Jul-07 21:26:48

Mine are not ADHD but I have been known to do reward charts for bedtime, either that or threaten to take their favourite toy away for a week and carry ot out if they don't heed your warning. Hope they are in bed for you now. x

sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 21:27:50

dd2 is asleep, but DD2 is just shouting down the stairs at us... I am ignoring her in the hope she gives up soon..

sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 21:28:24

soory dd1 is shouting at us

ChipButty Wed 11-Jul-07 21:32:40

Fingers crossed. x

sparklygothkat Wed 11-Jul-07 21:38:03

DH went up to her in the end, she was saying that we don't like her but all is quiet now..

sparklygothkat Thu 12-Jul-07 20:43:24

grrrr they are playing up again tonight.... I have had enough...

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