About Lisa Gehring

Lisa B. Gehring, MLIS, earned her master's degree from Louisiana State University's School of Library and Information Science. She has been a teacher and principal at a school for children with learning differences, and believes in empowering children to face and work through their fears. She loves to find the funny in life, convinced that laughter is one of life's greatest gifts. She lives in south Louisiana (Geaux Tigers!) with her husband.

Soothing Bedtime Worries

Bedtime is a trigger for many kids. Unlike the rest of the day, bedtime is a time in which children are expected to be alone. In addition, bedtime is often when children slow down and tune into themselves and reflect on their day; as a result, this may be when they express concerns and worries or exhibit separation anxiety. Fears about going to bed, worries that seem only to appear at bedtime, attempts to sleep with parents, and pleas for a parent to stay until they fall asleep are common.

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Soothing Bedtime Worries 2018-09-26T14:24:57-04:00