When Saying Goodnight is Hard – 20 Ways to Bridge the Nighttime Distance — Deborah McNamara PhD
Apparently it's Deborah McNamara week. I can't help it. Her stuff is so good! My little Mouse struggles so much at bedtime. This one's a keeper.
"One of the strategies for helping with bedtime protests is to point a child’s face into connection instead of separation. This can be done by ‘bridging’ – giving them something to hold onto which represents the connection between you."