Category Archives for "Sleep Science"

4 Steps to a Perfect Bedtime Routine

I’m often asked: What is a good bedtime routine? However, if I were to read between the lines, I would guess the parents asking this question are in reality wanting to ask: What is the perfect bedtime routine that will avoid all of the bedtime struggles and help my kid fall asleep quickly? I often […]

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December 10, 2019

3 Steps to Resolving Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Distress, yelling, screaming, thrashing, and not receiving comfort? If these words describe episodes that your child is experiencing soon after falling asleep at bedtime, your child is likely experiencing what’s known as a night terror. What are night terrors? Night terrors are considered a parasomnia-a disorder characterized by the abnormal or unusual behavior of the […]

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“Mommy, I had a bad dream” – Resolving Bedtime Scares

Resolving Nighttime Bedtime Scares

Does your little one experience fears at bedtime or wake with nightmares? Try these approaches to resolve those night-time scares. Before we get into techniques to resolution approaches, let us delve into an understanding of why these approaches work and why I suggest them. Fear, anxiety, and depression are fueled by one part of the […]

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