Tag: sleep trouble


Sleep Deprivation: How Sleep Deprivation Is Harming Your Child’s Potential Parent's Corner

Sleep Deprivation: How Sleep Deprivation Is Harming Your Child’s Potential Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature how to help kids with sleep deprivation in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for select children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Do you use a tablet or computer to help keep your...

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Sleep Tips: How to (Actually) Get Your Child to Sleep Parenting

Sleep Tips: How to (Actually) Get Your Child to Sleep Guest Post Kyle Anderson Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature sleep tips with guest blogger Kyle Anderson. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Once you have children of your own, the phrase “sleeping like...

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Weighted Blankets: What is a Weighted Blanket and Why does Deep Pressure help my Child? Sensory

Weighted Blankets: What is a Weighted Blanket and Why does Deep Pressure help my Child? This post contains information regarding the benefits of weighted blankets and how it can help emotional regulation. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Whenever I think of weighted blankets for our students who have sensory issues, a little humor comes to mind as I’m reminded of a quote in the...

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Zinc Deficiency: White Spots on a Child’s Nails May Show Signs of Learning Challenges Nutrition

Child with Zinc Deficiency may show signs of Learning Challenges Take a glance at your child’s fingernails, what do you see? Sometimes a person’s nails can identify a medical issue or problem that otherwise could be overlooked. Fingernails can tell us a great deal about what is going on internally in the body. Ridges and lines, peeling, discoloration, white spots and brittle nails are just...

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Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child Parent's Corner

Smart Morning Routine to Beat Morning Madness with Your Child To give you a taste of weekday mornings at my house, I offer you the image of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the gargantuan dragon in Sleeping Beauty. My house is full of night owls. Waking up any of us is a task I wouldn’t recommend to anyone. So having one of my kiddos start...

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7 Smart Sensory Tricks for Kids who have trouble Sleeping Sensory

Sensory Tricks: Sleep routines to help troubled sleepers Bedtime. It’s crazy how one thing can bring insanity and salvation all rolled into one. As parents, sometimes the only minute we get to breathe is that sigh of relief we let out when we know our kids are finally asleep. But man did we have to work for that breath. With four kids, bedtime at my...

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