Nightmares can be scary for anyone. It's even scarier for kids because they have a hard time discerning what's real. Therapist Jessie Shepherd shares tips on how to help your children when they have one of those terrifying dreams.
-Kids need 8-10 hours of sleep.
-Nightmares occur more often with sleep deprivation.
-Make sure they are safe.
-Rewrite the ending
-Change the `channel`
-Stay Away Monster Spray
No new images:
-Reduce images they might encounter that could be apart of their nightmares (movies, haunted houses, youtube, tv shows, people scaring them.
-Medical professionals: Primary care doctor, possible sleep study, vitamin deficiencies
-School personnel: Teachers, School counselors, school friends
-Mental health: Mental health therapist/counselor.
For more tips for a better life, visit jessiethetherapist.com.