You put your toddler to bed only to find them peeking around the hallway corner two minutes later. You hike them back to bed, but out they go again. Or, maybe your tot stays in their room – just not in their bed.

Many parents of young children find themselves in this tiresome situation when bedtime rolls around (we see you, baggy eyes). And we totally understand how frustrating it can be when your toddler won’t stay in bed at bedtime.

How to get toddler to stay in bed? Start incorporating these strategies into your toddler’s bedtime routine to help them wander out of bed less and stay asleep longer!