9 Tips For Helping Your Child Deal With Nightmares
We've all been there — it's the middle of the night and you either hear the "Mooooom!" scream across the house, or your little one is standing in front of your bed willing you to wake up because they've had a bad dream. It's easy from an adult perspective to tell your child, "It wasn't real, just go back to sleep," so that everyone can get back to their precious Zzz's, but to a little one, what they just experienced probably felt very real. Rather than shrug off the dreams, there are plenty of quick yet lasting ways to help soothe your kiddo back to bed so that the whole family can hopefully get back to having nothing but good dreams.
Read through for nine tips to help you calm your child after a bad dream or nightmare.