AT Parenting Survival Podcast: Parenting | Child Anxiety | Child OCD | Kids & Family

PSP 133: How to Help a Child with Nightmares

September 02, 2019, 8:53 pm • 30m

If the brain can imagine it, nightmares can create it. That can be hard for a child whose brain is constantly coming up with the worst-case scenarios for every situation. And when a child with nightmares, especially an anxious child, has them often – they can start to fear sleep altogether.So how do you help your child with nightmares?Well, we can’t control whether they have them or not, but we can stack the deck in their favor. We can also teach them what to do afterwards, so they can get themselves back to sleep more easily.In this week’s AT Parenting Survival Podcast episode, I go into concrete tools you can use to ease your child into a relaxing sleep. I also go into how to teach kids to calm themselves and reset their brain, after a bad dream.To learn more about my online, on-demand video class, go to: get the free PDF, 15 of the Most Common Reasons Why Kids are Scared to Sleep, go to:***This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.Interested in my AT Parenting Community Membership? Click below to join us!http://www.atparentingcommunity.comSign up for my weekly email newsletter: sign up for my online class on How to Crush Social Anxiety (for Adults & Kids 10 and Up): sign up for my online class: Parenting Kids with OCD sign up for my online class: Crush Moral OCD in Kids sign up for my online class: Teaching Kids to Crush Anxiety list of helpful anxiety products: more parenting support visit:http://www.anxioustoddlers.comTo join my private Facebook group visit: AT Parenting Online Classes visit:http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.comFor my anxiety books visit: the fun on my YouTube channel: social places I hang out:** For information regarding your data privacy, visit

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