Toddler with tousled hair sleeping in a bed
    May 26, 2015
    How to Stop Night Terrors Now!

    Night terrors can be terrible for children and their parents, but the good news for parents is that options do exist to stop night terrors! However, before these are explored, parents must decide whet…

    Dr. Alan Greene explains how to solve night terrors in children
    September 5, 2013
    Solving night terrors lickety-split

    We've come upon a great solution for night terrors in my house (OK, my wife actually came up with it :) that worked with our son and thousands of others. If you've ever run in to this with your child,…

    Night Terrors
    November 2, 2002
    Night Terrors: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Confusional arousal; Partial arousal state; Sleep terrors Introduction to night terrors: Your little angel wakes up screaming in the middle of the night, calling for his mommy – bu…

    Young boy sleeping at the kitchen table. The Truth about Children's Dreams, Nightmares and Night Terrors
    July 23, 1999
    The Truth about Children’s Dreams, Nightmares, and Night Terrors

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The truth about children's dreams, nightmares, and night terrors will surprise you. Children's Dreams Dreams have been described since the beginning of human history, but it was o…

    Do Nightmares Have a Purpose?
    July 23, 1999
    Do Nightmares Have a Purpose?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Nightmares are an important means of addressing difficult events and emotions to weave them into the fabric of our minds in a constructive way. Traumatic events are known to cause…

    Little girl in a bed
    July 23, 1999
    Sleep Terrors

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Within fifteen minutes of your daughter's falling asleep, she will probably enter her deepest sleep of the night. This period of slow wave sleep, or deep non-REM sleep, will typic…

    Guidelines for Easing the Transition from Crib to Bed
    February 10, 1998
    Guidelines for Easing the Transition from Crib to Bed

    She learns to pull herself to standing. Soon she is cruising 'round and 'round the crib, instead of going down for a nap. Then she begins to bounce up and down. Before long, she catapults over the top…

    Treating Sleep Terrors
    June 19, 1996
    Treating Sleep Terrors

    Dr. Greene's Answer: When most people (including the popular press and popular parenting literature) speak of sleep terrors, they are generally referring to what are called confusional arousals by mos…

    What are Night Terrors?
    June 19, 1996
    What are Night Terrors?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Within fifteen minutes of your daughter's falling asleep, she will probably enter her deepest sleep of the night. This period of slow wave sleep, or deep non-REM sleep, will typic…