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Just about everybody has had a very scary dream that wakes them up in the middle of the night. Here are some things you can do if you have had a nightmare:
  • Talk about these dreams with a parent or another adult you trust
  • Draw a picture of the dream
  • Write a story about your dream with a happy ending 
  • Make sure you are getting enough sleep

The most important thing to remember is that whether your dream is scary, fun, funny, or weird, it is your dream and you are in control!

Do you want to keep track of your dreams?  

Keep a dream journal.  When you wake up, write about or draw dreams you remember in your special journal. Have fun trying to figure out what your dreams mean! 
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