Sleepy Children or Teens

Help your child or teenager to sleep better at night.

ADHD Kids and Natural Sleep

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I’ve just been asked about how natural sleep can help kids with ADHD.  Before we start, I’m no ADHD expert, so these thoughts are based on the principles of natural sleep and my observations of my 3 boys (no, not ADHD boys).  Please filter my suggestions through your own experiences and judgement, and maybe even check with those who know ADHD better than I.

Hyperactivity and Routine

Why teenagers tend to sleep late and longer

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Many parents often get frustrated with their ‘lazy’ teenagers, finding it hard to understand why it’s so hard to get them out of bed in the morning. We wonder why they sleep so late on the weekends, and also why it feels like a constant struggle to get them up in time for school. Afterall, they are at an age where they should be quite capable of getting up themselves… right?
 
You might be surprised to learn that teenagers actually have a biological reason for sleeping so long.
 

Safe Sleeping For Baby – Reducing The Risk Factors For SIDS

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Nearly two decades after public health campaigns began promoting sleep safety for babies, many parents and caretakers are still unaware of the habits that may lead to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. Although the incidence of SIDS has dropped dramatically over the last ten years, it still remains the leading cause of death among infants aged 28 days to 12 months.

How To Get Your Child To Sleep at Night

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During a typical school day, your child is dealing with varied academic, social and physical challenges. By the end of the day we would expect them to be tired, yet they struggle to fall asleep?  There is likely to be a cranky, concerned and exhausted parent or carer in close proximity – is that you?

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