• "I Can't Sleep!" Do Your Children Say That?

    by Lauren King, PsyD
    on Jun 8th, 2017

What You Need To Know If Your Kid(s) Can't Sleep At Night. 

As adults, sleep is something we do not take for granted. With busy schedules and hectic lives, sleep is something we all wish we had more time to do. On the other hand, children for the most part, don’t feel the same way about sleep. As kids we all experienced not wanting to go to bed at some point to watch more T.V., to stay out longer with friends, or simply not wanting to sleep. So we know firsthand what it's like not wanting to go to bed to continue the fun. As a parent, if you currently find it difficult to put your child to bed, try some of these tips:

 

 

As stressful as our days can be, it's children who need to be receiving the best quality sleep. Millions of adults alone suffer from sleep disorders due to poor sleep habits from a younger age, and your child(ren) could be facing the same in a later future. Unfortunately, intervention is not prevention, prevention needs to start at an early age. To learn more about proper sleep hygiene, see Dr. Lauren King on You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ng_-IHmDic or visit www.bluepointmed.com to book an appointment.

Author Lauren King, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CBT-I Provider

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