I remember only feeling comfortable to sleep once my dolls were tucked in or not visible as a child. Perhaps too much Toy Story influence, but later on I realized the wisdom behind these actions. I believe that we are energetically influenced by objects, especially one's which we have appointed of significance to us. This is why when it is clear an objects symbolic identitiy is needing to rest or "sleep" I have a few ways of doing this.
In this video I'll share a very simple technique using fabric, give it a try with something special in your home that could use a rest.