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Helping a Child with Nightmares and Night Terrors

Helping a Child with Nightmares and Night Terrors

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 [...]

Effective Bedtime Routines for Kids

Effective Bedtime Routines for Kids

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 [...]

Teens and Lack of Sleep Linked to Attention Problems, Low Grades

Teens and Lack of Sleep Linked to Attention Problems, Low Grades

It’s common for high school students to sleep in on weekends hoping to catch up on the sleep they missed during the week. But now, a new study out of South Korea has found that teens [...]

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

During those first few weeks of life, newborn babies sleep a lot. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily sleep when we want them to. Sleep deprivation is a common complaint of parents, especially those of newborns. A common [...]

Sleep and School Anxiety

Sleep and School Anxiety

How school can affect a young student’s sleep habits. Sleep and School Anxiety I remember when my kids first entered school they had a hard time falling a sleep on their own and seemed to need [...]

The Cause of Night Waking in Children

The Cause of Night Waking in Children

Why young kids sometimes have trouble sleeping. Night Waking Most parents have experienced it; their children have developed good sleeping habits when suddenly they begin to wake up at night. Night waking is a common occurrence [...]

Singing Babies to Sleep

Singing Babies to Sleep

How to soothe your baby to go to sleep, so you can too. Singing Babies to Sleep When babies wake in the middle of the night, most parents’ gut reaction is to rock and sing them [...]

Newborn Sleep Patterns and Habits

Newborn Sleep Patterns and Habits

Why your newborn baby just can’t sleep through the night. Newborn Sleep Patterns Parents are often surprised how much their newborn babies sleep, often as much as 16 hours a day in the first months. While [...]

The Latest News on the Family Bed

The Latest News on the Family Bed

The latest research on the family bed has concluded that co-sleeping has no impact on a young child’s intellectual or social development.  The study, led by the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, [...]