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Charl123 

My two year has been off her dummy for a month now but I can not get her to go to sleep at night at a decent bedtime any tips

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SleepFairyDee 
It sounds like it could be more than just a sleep issue. What's her behaviour like in the daytime? Is she easy-going and compliant? Or is she stubborn and difficult? It might also be worth looking at her diet. Does she eat plenty of protein? Or does she prefer carbs? Is she a picky eater?
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Ben Tantrum 
Hi Charl123 - some more context may help here. What time is your daughter staying up till and what's happening? Is she simply refusing to go to bed? Or is she waking up repeatedly?
Mike Tantrum 
Hello! Any more details and context, Charl123? If you let us know a little more about this then we can ask one of our experts. We have a couple who are professional sleep coaches. Hope you had a good weekend!
Charl123 
If she has no naps in the day which is very rare then she will go to sleep by 9 pm the latest but if she has a nap then I could be up with her until 1am some nights even if I keep putting her to bed
TheParentandBabyCoach 
When you say she is not going to bed...what do you mean? Is this on her terms? I would suggest setting a bedtime such at 7pm or 8pm, and then a wind down routine (bath, stories etc), and then telling her its not time to go to sleep. You can then look at using various sleep training methods if she cries and wont go to sleep - such as the gradual withdrawal method, or some kind of reassurance method. Is she in a cot or a bed?
SleepFairyDee 
It sounds like it could be more than just a sleep issue. What's her behaviour like in the daytime? Is she easy-going and compliant? Or is she stubborn and difficult? It might also be worth looking at her diet. Does she eat plenty of protein? Or does she prefer carbs? Is she a picky eater?

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