Story by: Ryne Dunkelberger on December 21, 2016
“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.”
The writer of that Christmas classic obviously did not live in a house with children.
For many, the week of Christmas, and especially Christmas Eve, renders children unbearably excited.
“For children, especially around exciting holidays, the two biggest culprits to consider are active minds and restless bodies,” said Jameel Clark, M.D., pediatrician with Norton Children’s Medical Group – Dixie.
Dr. Clark offers five tips for helping children who are just too active and restless to fall asleep: