We all know how precious a good night’s sleep can be. As parents, we want our children to sleep well for their own health – as well as ours! But growing up involves a lot of physical and psychological change, and this can affect a child’s sleep in a number of ways.
Nightmares, sleep terrors, bedwetting, insomnia, and sleep apnea can all cause problems, not to mention the simple fact that sometimes kids don’t want to go to sleep because they don’t want to miss anything! Understanding the common childhood sleep-related problems will ease your mind and allow you to help your kids through each stage of their development.
At 3am a triangle of light slices the darkness in two, and a child’s tired, raspy voice whispers “Mom? Moooooom?” It’s now that you realize, this will not be the night of restf ...