What to do when your anxious child can't get to sleep on their own

Feb 18, 2022
Frightened girl clings to mother at bedtime

 

This week I have made a video all about children who find it hard to fall asleep on their own, as this is an issue I know lots of children and their parents struggle with.  

It can cause conflict between parents about the best way to manage it, and can make bedtimes feel like a battleground!

In the video I share some tips and suggestions about how to help your child settle off to sleep peacefully, and gradually build the confidence to be able to fall sleep on their own.  

 

I hope you find it helpful. 

You might also like to check out this earlier post My Top Tips for a Good Night's Sleep

Here are those links I mentioned in the video:

Childrens’ book podcasts

https://www.inthebook.com/en-gb/blog/best-childrens-book-podcasts/

Children's sleep meditations

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=bedtime+meditation+for+children

Warmest wishes

Frances x

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