Promoting the child's development through autonomy and independence is an important aspect in their upbringing. Sleeping in his own bed gives the child the opportunity to develop self-regulation skills and gain self-confidence.

Many parents consider that sleeping with the child glued to their bed is beneficial for the parent-child relationship and for their rest, but along with this action there are also disadvantages.

The long-term implications:

Sleeping with the child glued to the parents' bed can have long-term implications for the child and the parents. As the child grows, he may become dependent on the parent's presence to fall asleep and may develop difficulties in falling asleep alone in his own bed. This can lead to sleep problems and can affect the parent-child relationship in the future.

The need for adequate rest:

Both children and parents need adequate rest to feel energized and healthy. Sleeping together with the child can lead to interrupted and low-quality sleep for everyone involved. Noises and movements during the night can disturb sleep and can affect the functioning and well-being during the day of the whole family.

Building self-regulation skills:

Sleeping in their own bed teaches children to calm down and fall asleep on their own. Instead of depending on the parent's presence to fall asleep, the child learns to regulate his own state of relaxation and calm down before going to bed.

Preparing for the future:

Sleeping in their own bed prepares children for the later stages of life when they will have to sleep alone, such as sleeping with friends or in camps. He learns to adapt and feel comfortable in different sleeping environments, without depending on the constant presence of his parents. This adaptability is essential for their social and emotional development.

Promoting the child's autonomy and independence by sleeping in his own bed has many benefits. Building self-regulation skills, developing self-confidence and preparing for the future are just some of the positive aspects. It is important to support the child in his process of becoming as independent as possible from an early age, an action that will leave its mark when he is older.