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Only But a Dream: What to Do About Nightmares and Night Terrors

A wail for “mommy!” and pitter-pattering feet in the hall. Many parents know the sounds of sleep disturbances. Sometimes, dreams get scary, and children turn to parents for comfort. On average, people dream about two hours per night. SleepFoundation.org offers some theories about why we dream, including building memory, handling emotions, purging unnecessary information, analyzing recent events or processing incidental …

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