Sleep tips for kids sharing a room

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If your siblings share a room, I would highly suggest the younger child be sleeping throughout the night consistently for at least two weeks before putting them in the room with the older child. That just insures that they are not going to wake up in the middle of the night and wake your older child up. The other thing is if you do have two children that have woken up in the middle of the night, it is usually because one has woken the other one up. Let's say your younger child wakes up and wakes up your older child, make sure that you go to the younger child first because that child obviously has a problem and a reason they woke up. Always go to the one that needs you the most, first. If you do have a toddler that a child that are sharing a room and they wake up. Don't automatically run into the room. You want them to have a few minutes to self-soothe, so they can go back to sleep on their own.

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Kathy Sinclair is a committed and dedicated baby sleep expert that has spent 2,856 nights without sleep so that parents of newborns could get theirs. During this time she has studied closely the secrets, nuances, and ins-and-outs of baby sleeping patterns. This study, along with her skill and knowledge, has enabled her to be known as the “Baby Whisperer of Los Angeles” by some of her clients, who know that she can get babies sleeping peacefully and easily within a very short space of time.

Kathy is a graduate of Australia's prestigious Charlton Brown Nanny College, a certified postpartum doula, lactation educator, and a certified Happiest Baby on the Block Educator. As the head of Baby Sleep Solutions, a sleep consultation service, Kathy does online, telephone and in person consulting to families who need to get more sleep quickly and without fuss.

Kathy currently spends her time between Los Angeles and Brisbane Australia, enjoying an endless summer and the best of both worlds.

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