A lot of parents struggle when raising kids with ongoing challenging behaviors. They want what’s best for their children and have searched high and low for answers. Instead, they have a handful of diagnoses and little hope for the future. Besides feeling exhausted, they also feel like they failed their child.
Sleep loss can take a severe toll on the human body, and for teenagers, lack of sleep can be especially dangerous. Sleep is most critical during the teen years, but teenagers are the least likely of any age group to get enough rest. In fact, about 87% of American high school students are chronically sleep-deprived.
The importance of sleep cannot be overstated. The damaging effects of sleep deprivation are evident everywhere we look. Children need quality sleep habits so that they can lead mentally and physically healthy childhoods. Consistent bedtime routines for children will benefit everyone in a family.
As indicated by Infant Massage WINC™, the following have been shown to be major benefits of infant massage: 1) promoting bonding and attachment by enhancing two-way communication between the caregiver and child; 2) providing physical relief of colic, gas, constipation, and reflux in babies by toning the digestive tract, stimulating the food absorption hormones, and releasing endorphins in the body to relieve pain and emotional distress; 3) promoting relaxation as the physical touch releases hor
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