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Anyone considered speaking to your gp or school nurse about this? My daughter was about 7-8 yrs old when I stsrted having issues with her not sleeping, she would sing, talk to herself, read books out loudly etc, I finally got her seen by the doctor and sge was referred to a phycologist who ran some tests and we discovered my daughter has severe adhd ...


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My wife is the school nurse at an outdoor school (sixth grade camp) and this problem is very common among the sixth graders (10-11 year olds) she sees. They've developed procedures so these kids can attend successfully without the other kids knowing. As annoying as this is, it will pass. Adding shame, even unintentionally, will help nothing and hurt a lot. ...


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Bed wetting, even at 7 years old, is common. About 1 in 40 children at that age wet the bed. Children usually grow out of it. Stop waking her in the night. That doesn't help. Make sure she is drinking plenty in the day time. This will help her train her bladder. She should reduce the amount she drinks in the evenings. Make going to the loo last thing ...


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For us it's been about routine. We do the same thing every night; dinner, bath, story, bed. Part of it is that learning to go to sleep is actually a thing, especially if you're not particularly tired. In times when we've changed timezones we've used exercise to great effect, and general stimulus; cutting out TV since that uses fewer calories and less brain ...


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The typical reading a story helped me. For whatever reason, I decided the "Phantom Tollbooth" would be fun to read to her at that age. The irony of her falling asleep in the Doldrums! It seemed that a calm, peaceful voice in a structured setting (i.e. her listening and not talking since I was reading) helped mellow out her hyperness. Our psychiatrist ...


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I suggest spirited games of "monster", "hide-and-seek", or any other game that get that child to run for an hour+. You'd might be amazed how quickly they crash. I was forced to take a kettle bell class in order to have the stamina for the games; the health benefits were an unexpected bonus.


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Put the heat up in his and/or room and if that dose not work than tuck them in tight it worked for me when I was a kid.



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