Do you wonder why your child is having a hard time sleeping? Believe it or not, it can be for many reasons. It is important to understand why your child can’t sleep, before you move into how to fix it. I have created a free downloadable PDF listing some of the most common reasons why kids are scared to sleep. You can download it by […]
One of the biggest parenting issues I see in my therapy practice is sleep problems. Children are often afraid at bedtime. Learn what works and what doesn’t!
Is your child scared of sleeping? You’ve been up since 5am. You think, only 30 more minutes and then it will be my time. You give your child a bath, read them a bedtime story and give them a kiss good night. And then…the nightmare begins and so begins the nighttime fears. When your child is scared of sleeping – there is no sleeping. I am […]
Sleep issues are the most common toddler problem I see in my child therapy practice. Toddler sleep can be an ongoing issue because they just won’t sleep! They fight going to sleep, they fight staying asleep and they don’t get enough sleep. It also seems like they instinctually know that we, as parents are the most vulnerable when they threaten our own sleep! This […]
Fear of the dark is a common and typical fear for most children. Fear of the dark usually starts to crop up in toddlerhood. When children’s cognitive abilities expand – so does their imagination! For some kids, this fear never goes away. Some kids are more seriously affected by their fear of the dark. Children who tend to have an anxious personality can be more debilitated […]