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.” Sleep affects every … 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 about it, toddlers … 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 been asleep for … Read more

Physical and Emotional Effects of Co-Sleeping with Children

What are the physical and emotional effects of co sleeping with children

A study of 477 parents, done by R. Mahendran, J.A. Valngankar, s. Mythily and Y.M. Cal, in Singapore Med Journal, found that 72.7% of children co-sleep with their parents. Is co-sleeping between parents and children really healthy for children, or does it damage the child and cause them to grow into fearful, dependent adults? The … Read more

How Can Children Sleep So Much?

How are children able to sleep so much How can children sleep so much

Age-appropriate recommendations When you talk about children getting sleepy, you are always curious about the right amount of time they should sleep each night. Although medical science has advanced to levels beyond, the question about the sleep time of children is yet not answered. Some doctors and psychiatrists try to calm down the parents by … Read more