50 Signs of Anxiety in Kids

An anxious child may have difficulty sleeping. Credit: MaxPixel

50. Your child may seem restless at night. 

As children grow older, they’re naturally going to have a few changes in their sleeping patterns, but if there’s a significant drastic change, such as feeling restless and not being able to fall asleep, then you may have a problem on your hands. For a growing child, dealing with insomnia can lead to changes in their mood as well as issues at school. This is because children who have anxiety tend to be overstimulated, so their brains have problems turning off at night. The best you can do is establish a calming bedtime routine that helps ease their minds into a state of relaxation and preparation for sleep. Try to keep screen time to a minimum, incredibly close to bedtime.