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Night time fears in children - 5 ways to help calm their mind

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As a young child, do you remember being overcome by a feeling of dread when the lights went out?  With imaginations that ran rampant and an overwhelming sense of an ever-growing world, it’s very common for children to suffer some form of night-time fear.  Silhouettes of innocent objects become monsters rising from the floor, and closet doors left ajar seem to have opened by themselves. Even familiar sounds can become menacing when heard in the dark of night. Sometimes it’s purely separation from their parents that can create feelings of stress.  Studies on the subject have found that over 64%...

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Teaching kids the importance of sleep

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At night when most kids were dozing so deep,  Michael could never quite manage to sleep.  His mother would read him one book, or two, His father would sing ‘till his face turned blue, All day Michael ran and played and kicked ball, But then he’d just shrug: “I’m not tired at all. By Sigal Adler Does this sound familiar?  Michael is not alone in being one of many kids resisting sleep at bedtime, or just generally regarding sleep as a nuisance, an interruption to the fun that needs to be had.  Kids are told to ‘go to bed’ and ‘go...

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How do you make your dreams come true?

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Life is too short to not turn your dreams into reality.

But how do you bring those aspirations, or that childhood pipe dream to life?  We explore these ideas and more on our blog.

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While You Were Sleeping

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Ever wondered what happens to your body while you’re asleep? Bon Jovi couldn’t have been thinking too clearly when he sang ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead’ (lack of sleep perhaps?) Perhaps if someone had taken the time to explain to Jon the importance of sleep and where we’d be without it, he could make some time for it in his busy schedule.  Sure, there is a lot to do in this lifetime; so much fun to be had, so many places to go and people to meet, but without sleep and it’s restorative and reparative effect, all these things would...

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