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Being afraid of the dark

Why are some children afraid of the dark and not others?

Children with vivid imaginations or children who are emotionally very sensitive can often resist going to sleep due to being scared of something .There are also developmental reasons:


What happens?

At night time, there are no distractions so children start to create their own thoughts and ideas to 'fill in the gaps'.

What you can do?

For more information and to get help with this problem, please contact me.