Archive for 'Sleep'
What you need to know about teens, driving and sleep deprivation. Sleep Deprivation Studies show that getting less than 6 hours of sleep a night can have the same hazardous effects as drinking while driving. And [...]
A few tips on dealing with those bedtime battles. Bedtime Battles Many kids hate the idea of separating from mom and dad at the end of the day, leading to bedtime battles. While it’s the job [...]
Helping children overcome their fear of the dark. Fear of the Dark Does your child dread going to bed because of a fear of the dark? It’s not uncommon for children to feel this way. In [...]
A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]
Is your child having frequent nightmares? It may have more to do with where your child is at developmentally than anything else. Sleep researchers have discovered that children dream far more than adults. For example, studies [...]
How to get kids to go to bed without a fuss. Bedtime Routines No matter how cozy and comfy your child’s bedroom is, young children can still hate to part from mom and dad and head [...]
When the bogeyman just won’t go away. When does that fear of the dark become a true phobia? Is your child afraid of the dark? For many children, especially preschoolers, the bogeyman is a very real [...]
The connection between adequate sleep and good grades. Sleep and Education How many hours of sleep is your child getting? If your answer is 8, then chances are your child isn’t getting enough sleep. In fact, [...]
Why do children sometimes wake in the middle of the night? Night Waking Just when you thought your baby was finally sleeping through the night, you’re rudley awakened, literally. Night waking is a common complaint among [...]
Why parents may want to create a bedtime routine for their babies. Bedtime Routines In the first year of a child’s life babies need anywhere from 13 to 15 hours of sleep each day, including naptime. [...]
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