Any parents out there with children aged 8 that are scared of the dark and problems with bedtime?

Mel - posted on 08/31/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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My daughter is nearly eight next month and she is scared of the dark and i have huge problems getting her off to bed of a night time, sometimes it could be 10.pm by the time she is properly asleep of a school night and it affects her getting up of a morning and school work also any ideas.

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Michelle - posted on 08/31/2009

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I used those glow sticks for my daughter at night. I bought the bracelet ones and gave her one each night. She would fall asleep holding the bracelet in her hands. She also had a night light in her room.

Erica - posted on 08/31/2009

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my daughter has like 3 night lights lol, she is 7 and is scared of the dark. We also have these music channels with our cable that only play music and have a pic on the tv (a boring pic at that) so it gives her extra light and some soothing music to play while she falls asleep. You could also try using a clock radio or a cd player to play classical music.

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