You finally get your child to bed and you are officially “off duty.” So you think. Within minutes, your child calls for you, pops out of bed, asks for endless things and begs to sleep in your bed. This may have been okay when they were tiny but now that they are getting bigger, they need to learn to stay in their own bed the whole night. But how?
Kudo Banz is a great tool to help your child learn to stay in his/her bed. The key is to give your child a lot of encouragement and positive reinforcement. This is where Kudo Banz amazing. It is so easy for parents and so much fun for kids to earn Kudos. It is hard to break a bad habit so in the beginning a lot of Kudos will be needed. After awhile it will become routine and you can ease off the positive reinforcement. Below are some suggested steps to ramp up getting kids to stay in bed the entire night.
KUDO STEP SUGGESTIONS:
- No asking for anything after goodnight kiss/hug
- Stay in bed for 10 minutes (Mommy/Daddy will come check on you after 10 minutes. Repeat until asleep. Increase minutes each day.)
- Falling asleep without getting out of bed (no check-ups)
- Only getting out of bed 1 time during night
- Going back to own bed during night without complaint
- Staying in bed until sun comes up
- Staying in bed until wake-up time (an OK to Wake! Clock may be helpful)
Kudo Banz Behavior Milestones:
Kudo Banz is like an on-the-go chore chart. Positive reinforcement reinvented to meet the needs of today’s millennial families. As kids grow, they are constantly learning new behaviors. Reaching these milestones in a positive manner is where Kudo Banz comes in! We are here to help start and end behavior in a fun and positive way. Sticker charts or chore charts are often stuck at home, Kudo Banz is always there when you need it since it is right there on your child’s wrist (keeping them motivated to reach their incentive goal).
Finally, a behavior chart that works for your family and makes raising good kids easy and fun. Say goodbye to yelling and tantrums. Kudo Banz makes positive parenting simple.