Children are often frightened of monsters and other evil characters in stories, and television programs. Children believe that light keeps the monters at bay but are freed to roam during the hours of darkness. This belief often results in requests for night lights or lights left on in the bedroom during the night or a bed full of stuffed toys. Night lights do not fully satisfy. The small light leaves closets and corners heavily shadowed and childish imagination converts these shadows into crouching monsters which results in poor sleeping habits and terrible nightmares. When dreams turn to screams poor sleeping habits is the outcome. Not enough sleep effects your childs daily routines such as school, attention spans and poor eating habits. Your childs poor sleeping habits also effects you the parent. To enable your child to obtain a restful worry free sleep, a parent must find a means of combatting these fears and provide a link to reality and the sense of safety associated with family and home.
This book details the exact successful steps that the author took with his daughter to help her overcome her childhood fears of the dark and encourage soothing, restful, meaningful sleep. Conjured by the author, The Dream Avenger is a heroic fictional character that was the catalyst in combatting his daughters fears.