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kcht asks:
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How do I get my 8 year old to not be scared to sleep alone at night?

My 8 year old son sneaks into my younger son's bed every night because he is afraid to sleep alone.
In Topics: My child's growth and development, Parenting / Our Family, Sleep and rest
> 60 days ago

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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi, This is a challenge we have with our daughter as well (except that it's our bed she jumps into!).

Here are some resources I'm reviewing and utilizing to improve our situation, and that may also be helpful to you:

Helping Children Conquer Their Fears
http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Helping_Children/

Good Bedtime Habits for Infants and Children
http://www.education.com/reference/article/Ref_Bedtime_habits/

Strategies for Dealing With Childhood Fears
http://www.education.com/reference/article/strategies-dealing-childhood-fears/

I also hope an Expert sees your question and chimes in with more tips to support both of our families!

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suse
suse writes:
You sit down with your kid and talk to them and let them know that there is nothin to be scared of because you are in home and that means your safe and you have nothing to worry about.
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