I often find toddlers find it hard to fall asleep sometimes. With brain development and their increasing understanding of the world around them toddlers and preschoolers often find switching off and relaxing enough to fall asleep a challenge but harnessing the power of their imagination
Separation Anxiety and Sleep ( or the lack of it!)
Many mums ask me about separation anxiety and know and expect it to rear its ugly head at the 9 month mark causing crying clinginess crankiness and sometimes sleepless nights. A lot of mums don't realise that separation anxiety, while difficult to deal with in the short term , is a good thing and that it can rear its head during the toddler years too sometimes having an even bigger impact on sleep ( or the lack there of)
Over the last 3 days we’ve talked about journaling and awareness of your situation. And how looking at behaviour and activity and asking questions can help you find the cause of your little one's struggles Sleep wise.