We have problems.
Sydney cries and screams at bedtime and I feel like we've tried everything. We have a bedtime routine that includes bath, a show, teeth, potty and books. And dim lighting. It's been this way for a long time. Yet every time the books are finished, the tantrum starts.
We instituted a sticker chart and that worked fabulously for about two weeks. This week it's been back to normal though and she doesn't even care about getting a sticker, she is more concerned with making sure I don't leave the room and uses every stall tactic possible.
We have two night lights, white noise, and the girls share a room so she has company in there with her.
The only thing that's worked for the past two nights is letting one of our dogs sleep in there with them. We typically don't let the dogs upstairs so I can keep the area hairfree, but I guess it's a small price to pay for a calm bedtime. Knowing her, this will only work for a few days.