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Help Your Child Overcome Irrational Nighttime Fears

Even though a fear of mythical monsters may seem insignificant to mature adults, it can produce real emotional stress for a young child and disturb his or her rest and well-being during the day. Among the many sleeping problems children and mothers and fathers work through together at night is an irrational fear of scary creatures. While parents obviously realize there are no such things as imaginary monsters hiding under the bed or dwelling in the bedroom closet, there is no amount of reasoning or conversation that can convince a scared little one that imaginary monsters do not exist.