It is an important period to separate bed for children before three years old. Children can distinguish themselves from boys and girls. They acquire initial gender consciousness, which is an important developing period for psychology. Experts from melody home suggest that if long time sleep with their parents, they may arouse mother or father fixation, which may lead to lack of self-love or self-discipline, even form sex identification obstacles.
Advantages from separate sleep for children
Separate bed with parents is helpful for cultivating their independent conscious and self-careability as well as prompting psychological maturity. What is more, children can do lots of things when they are alone or do not have assistance with adults. For example, they can talk to or play with themselves. It can prevent them from too dependent on their parents after growing up and help them soon adapt surrounds when they feel lonely
How to successfully separate the bed for children
When children sleep alone, parents should pay attention to that the height of the bed should avoid too high from the floor or put thick carpet, large fur toys along the bed so that it will not hurt them even if they fall off the bed. If you worry about pushing the quilt at the deep night, parents may choose suitable pajama for them and use different thickness quilt in different season. At the beginning period, if children afraid of darkness, parents may put a night lamp beside the bed. You may close it when they adapt to it.
Disadvantages from separate sleep for children
There are lots of disadvantages for children sleep with their parents. They breathe and take in oxygen together at nights. But the vital capacity for adults is much larger than children. Lots amounts of oxygen will take away by adults. On the contrary, the used gases such as carbon dioxide from the adults are breathed by children so that the children may in the condition that the oxygen is not adequate and the carbon dioxide is left in the little environment, which has influence on metabolism of brain tissue.It is harmful for children’s development. Therefore, parents should separate bed for children. According to their actual situation, parents may buy the children’s bed which can relive their inner nervous and fear to help them adapt the independent living.
Bed for children is not only a place for sleep, but also the place for playing games. Parents should try their best to decorate children’s dream bedrooms so that they will be fascinated by the bed and willing to sleep in their own space.