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Sleepless in America : is your child misbehaving or missing sleep?

Author: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers a study of the link between sleep deprivation and behavioral problems, demonstrating how sleep deficits contribute to hyperactivity, illness, forgetfulness, learning problems, and disruptive behavior in children of all ages.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
ISBN: 0060736011 9780060736019
OCLC Number: 60188150
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 331 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Seeing the link between misbehavior and missing sleep --
Temper tantrums, morning wars --
Homework hassles, what does sleep have to do with misbehavior? --
Is your child misbehaving or missing sleep? --
Short-tempered, feeling overwhelmed --
Are you missing sleep? --
How your fatigue affects your child's behavior --
Learning about sleep from a new point of view --
How do you get your child to sleep? --
Sorting through all of the advice --
Why kids do or do not sleep --
It's a matter of physiology, not a power play --
Exposing the culprits that can keep your child awake --
Tension triggers --
Is your child too tense to sleep? --
Easing the tension --
Helping sleep come quickly --
Time --
Recognizing what upsets your child's body clock --
A good night's sleep begins in the morning --
Setting the body clock --
Temperament --
Is your child's genetic "wiring" making it more challenging to sleep? --
Enlisting effective strategies for sound sleep and good behavior --
Ending the bedtime battles --
Customizing the bedtime routine to fit your child --
Night waking, night terrors, and nightmares --
Quieting the screams in the night --
Naps and siesta time --
Eliminating the late-afternoon meltdowns --
Preventing potential problems --
Infants --
Getting off to a good start --
Taking the fight out of the morning start --
Adjusting wake and bedtimes --
Travel and holidays --
Planning for success --
Changing beds --
Moving out of your bed, out of the crib, or from one bed to another --
The joys of sound sleep and good behavior.
Responsibility: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
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Offers a study of the link between sleep deprivation and behavioral problems, demonstrating how sleep deficits contribute to hyperactivity, illness, forgetfulness, learning problems, and disruptive behavior in children of all ages.

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