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A Bedtime Nightlight


Last updated 1/26/2021 at 2:37pm

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Jane, 7, shows off a bedtime nightlight that she made with a paper bag, craft supplies and a flashlight.

Just when it seems your young child has drifted off to sleep for the night, a plaintive voice echoes through the hallway. "Mom! I can't sleep. I think there's a monster in my closet!" So you check the closet carefully.

"Nope, honey. No monsters." But it doesn't help much. More drama kicks in.

"I want a glass of water ... I can't find my teddy bear ... Will you leave the light on, Mom, pleeeze?"

Whether it's anxiety about school, monsters in the closet or navigating the change to daylight saving time, sometimes children need extra comfort to put closure on the day. Well, here's instructions...

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