When Eczema Means No Sleep – Soothe So You Can Snooze

How can you soothe eczema

Eczema is a chronic skin disorder. It is also a common problem affecting at least 1 in 5 children, but that doesn’t make dealing with it any easier. The dry, very itchy patches are uncomfortable, can cause infections, and can disrupt the sleep of everyone in your home. After living through this … Read more

What is Sleepwalking and How Do You Stop It?

What is sleepwalking and how do you stop it

Sleepwalking is one of the most bizarre sleeping disorders that are characterized by frequent walking, talking, sitting, and even urinating episodes. Sleepwalking is a phenomenon where the victims are not in utter control of their actions or completely aware of their surroundings. Although sleepwalking may be a rather intriguing and laughable ailment, … Read more

Why is sleep so important for children?

Why is sleep so important for children

Sleep is a basic need.  It is important for our health because when we are asleep, our body repairs and restores itself. Sleep is not less important than food and drink in the lives of children. Sleep is more important than you think. Most of the children are having a really busy … Read more

Why Do Children Like to Stay Up Late?

Why do children like to stay up late

Those naughty little things! A good parent makes his children go to bed early enough so they get enough sleep for the next day. But what do the children do? The children of today’s generation are so cunning, they love staying up late. They love to fool their parents into thinking they … Read more

The Importance of a Good Sleep Routine for Children

What is the importance of a good sleep routine for children

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute tell us, “Sleep, like diet and exercise, is important for our minds and bodies to function normally. In fact, sleep appears to be required for survival. Rats deprived of sleep die within two to three weeks, a time frame similar to death due to starvation.” … Read more

Why Do Children Have Trouble Sleeping?

Why do children have trouble sleeping

Approximately more than a quarter of the global adult population experience sleeping problems. So, it’s quite unsurprising to discover that an alarming number of toddlers have difficulty sleeping. Adults, and toddlers alike, have incorporated irregular and quite arduous sleep routines that literally rob them of graceful and fulfilling slumber. Come to think … Read more

When Are Kids Too Old to Sleep with Their Parents

When are kids too old to sleep with their parents

Who among us hasn’t, at some point, awakened to the sight of a child’s elbow smacking our faces, or a foot jammed into our chests? Even kids whose parents prohibit co-sleeping tend to, at some point, wind up in their parents’ beds. A bad dream, an illness, or an instinctive desire to … Read more

Sleep Disturbances in Autistic Children – Tips for Parents

Tips for the parents of children with Autism, who also have sleep disturbances

For parents of autistic children, there’s often no such thing as a good night’s sleep. Children on the autism spectrum are often prone to wakefulness well into the night, making it hard for others to sleep and leading parents to worry that their child will harm himself if Mom and Dad fall … Read more

Sleep Talking And Sleep Walking In Children

How to handle sleep talking and sleep walking in children

Sleep talking and sleepwalking are a part of a sleep disorder called Parasomnia. However, children talking and walking in their sleep is not considered to be a serious sleep disorder, nor is it considered to be the result of a physical or psychological problem. But both can occur when a child has … Read more

Sleep Disorders In Children

What are some sleep disorders in children

When someone says to me “I slept like a baby”, you may have to a little chuckle and ask them if they woke up every hour on the hour. People tend to say this to illustrate a good night’s sleep but there is nothing restful about ‘sleeping like a baby’. Babies wake … Read more