'Santa's Portrait' byThomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly, 1881 The holidays are rolling around and if you live in a Christian-centric culture, chances are you are facing the onslaught of Santa (even though
Bedsharing beyond infancy is something that is often looked down upon in our society, with fears of dependent, clingy children being the focus. But what do science, history, and other cultures tell us? Is this fear grounded or simply just that - fear?
Recently, news reports are making the rounds suggesting that the lack of a set bedtime in children 3 to 7 is associated with greater behavioural problems. Parents are getting panicked if their child doesn’t go to sleep at the exact same time every night... but should they?