DS1 will be 3 in November and for the past few weeks has been getting out of his bed in the middle of the night and coming into our bed. At the beginning, he would come in around 4 or 5 AM, but it keeps getting earlier and earlier. Last night he came in at midnight.
DS2 is 8 weeks old and is sleeping in a Rock 'n Play next to our bed. I'm sure that is contributing to DS1 wanting to be in our room, too. He is not scared or anything like that. I've just been letting him do it because I don't want him to cry and wake up DS2. I'm also just so tired that I don't feel like dealing with it when it happens.
BUT I really don't want him in bed with us. I am not getting a lot of sleep as it is with a newborn and I really can't sleep well with a toddler in bed with me. He doesn't sleep as well, either, and sometimes wakes up and gets out of bed with me when I get up to feed DS2
We did turn the lock on his door around when he moved from his crib to his bed, mainly for safety reasons so he couldn't escape his room in the middle of the night. I feel bad locking him in his room, though, so am just wondering if anyone has any other ideas. TIA!