When Kids' Sleep Issues Are Actually Anxiety Issues
Worries that show up at night seem to hold special power. They are discussed, analyzed, and often treated as a “going to sleep issue” instead of anxiety that happens to show up at bedtime. It’s understandable. Problems at bedtime are magnified by parents’ urgency to make sleep happen, our own lack of reserves at the end of the day or the middle of the night, and the material that the dark of night readily serves up to the worried imagination. How do we treat these bedtime anxieties differently than daytime anxieties…and do we need to?
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