Sleep Aid for Children
Reduce Anxiety in Children


Rip Van Winkle CD (Children's Program, Ages 3 - 10)   $19.95 

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Sleep Aid for Children -- Reduce Anxiety in Children

Would you like your child to grow up being responsible, respectful, sensitive, healthy, creative, and with enhanced intelligence? Stupid question, right?

Play the Rip Van Winkle--the "go to sleep" story they'll want to hear over and over!

True--there is a nonchemical sleep aid for children. It's true that spending time with your child before bedtime can be memorable precious moments. It's story time and they pass too fast for before you know it, they'll be out of elementary school--too old for bed-time stories.

But on the other hand, bedtime can be anxiety ridden, "Daddy, there are monsters in my room--I can't sleep."

"Mommy, I can't sleep--tell me another story."

"Mommy, I don't feel like going to bed."

"Please, please, daddy, tell me another story."

Of course there's a whining that goes along with their comments. It's cute to a point and then it becomes stressful and you feel like you're never going to get to do anything for yourself. After all, after their bed-time it is supposed to be your time to relax and wind down from a long day.

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Why don't they just go off to sleep? Why do they make the evening so stressful?

Eighteen years ago my son (who is now twenty) has sleeping difficulties. Maybe in part it was from him not understanding why his mother and I weren't living together. Kids have stress too.

I relished bed-time as an opportunity to tuck him in and read him a story, but then it became two, three and four stories and he still was wide awake.

Being a hypnotist I decided tell my son the story of Rip Van Winkle. His eyes were closed within five minutes  and they stayed closed. While I had a captive audience I added in suggestions about him growing up to be a responsible person, loving, kind, respective of others, the planet and so on.

It became his favorite story and since he never stayed awake to hear the end of it he always asked for it. After I got the script down to perfection I recorded it and introduced my son to the tape recorder--he was only around three years of age.

Much to my pleasure, the recording worked just as well and even when it clicked off, he stayed asleep. I would tuck him in, kiss him good night and start the recording.

I even started feeling a little guilty for how easy bed-time became.

Occasionally he'd wake up in the middle of the night and come into my bedroom. I'd listen to his problem and walk him back to his bed, put on the tape and go back to bed. It always did the trick.

Since that time hundreds of children have gone to sleep with the story of Rip Van Winkle and since it's been rerecorded onto cd, there's no longer a clicking noise at the end of the recording.

End result. My twenty year of son is the "apple of my eye." I'm so honored to have him in my life. He's an honor student starting his Junior year in college, respectful of others, loving, kind, talented, intelligent, handsome... And I believe that in addition to my parenting, the Rip Van Winkle sleep aid for children has something to do with it.


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Richard Kuhns B.S.Ch.E. NGH certified, a prominent figure in the personal change field. His aim is to make it possible for parents to help their children go to sleep easily.
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