One of the biggest issues I see around toddler sleep is how to lessen stress and anxiety during the settling stage and then resolving constant overnight waking. I have been asked to send a manuscript to TMR Life Research Journal. If you have toddler sleep issues, you are definitely not alone! This case study might even be a similar story to yours. As always it’s fabulous to be able to resolve toddler sleep using our 3 R’s to Sleep Success using play and music therapy.
In this article, the author reports on her clients’ case study using a play and music therapy intervention to improve family sleep and resolve chronic toddler sleep issues. The author/composer developed a systemised approach, which has been highly successful since the initial trial in 2010 on her toddler, which had infant sleep issues. Using a three steps approach consisting of routine and ‘filial therapy’, re-connection and lullaby lyrics, and ending with relaxation the instrument component of the music therapy intervention, children and parents enjoy improved bonding, less anxiety, improved sleep outcomes, and better health. Read the full article: