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First post and I would like to inform and get opinons on Night Terrors.My daughter suffers horribly

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posted on Jun, 9 2011 @ 10:16 PM
reply to post by flyingkitty

After reading the first paragraph of this thread I came to the same conclusion, I will got even farther, I immediately got a feeling that the place where the child is living at is not healthy at all.

If the story been told in the thread is real and true to its word then I fear for the child well being spiritually.

She is too young to be plague by this kind of night terrors, perhaps taking the child out of the house and see if the night terrors stop or get better will be the right thing to do to see if they are connected with the house.

posted on Jun, 9 2011 @ 11:57 PM
It is very common for children of ages 2 through 4 to have this happen, contrary to popular belief. How Do I Know? Because my child had them too exactly between those ages, and I can assure you, there were no spirits in that house (I can sense spirits myself). Anyway her pediatrician told me it's common for that age group, also google will tell you that too. I always awakened my daughter when she had them, as another poster said it is an old wives tale that you cannot wake them. Seriously not all children go through this, but the majority that do fall in this age range. And NO they do not have to be suffering "mental distress" that's BS. How much stress can a freaking two year old have, please!?!?!?!?!?!
Yes in older children and adults it can be caused by stress, also some sleep disorders (apnea,etc) could cause it in older children and adults.
edit on 9-6-2011 by ldyserenity because: sp

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 12:30 AM
Thank you everyone and I will reply to each post directly and appreciate it. I do not take it personal that she wants her mother, also, we are going to my parents house for 5 days this coming Wednesday and will monitor her sleep patterns. Also, I am going to start logging the times where she really is screaming. I will post more tomorrow and respond to everyone. Again, thank you for the responses.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 02:48 AM
As a child myself for many years i delt with night terrors. I was actually into my teens before they quit. at age 18 I joined with the fire department so i now have dreams from time to time due to PTSD from things I saw and had to deal with while on the department, but tht dosent matter im rambiling sorry back to topic.
as I said i had night terrors most of my young life. however I live in a christian home where we all go to church. So I am led to believe that the night terrors your daughter are having are just possibly a phase that i am sure she will grow out of eventually, but at the same time i have to say that the household that she is living in with the things you have reported in the article are not in her best intrest and may not be responsibile for causing the episodes but may very well be intensifying or making them more common. My suggestion wuld be to try to make it a habit of having a time of prayer with her before bedtime and see if that may help ease or prevent the episodes. Unfortunatly she is a little young to be able to communicate what she is seeing or fealing however you may try to question her on what she saw/felt/heard in the dream (I know in my experience i wuld remember things occasionaly but not always) however if she begins describing things more than what the normal 3 yr old would talk about (ie: black figures with shiny red eyes or things physiclly holding her down) then you may be dealing with more than just a phase. but if she just describes normal child things, monsters an such i wuld say listin, ask her to provide details but dont coach her let her describe it herself. I think the break that you are planning on taking will be a good thing, monitor her actions in the other house and keep us posted. if she is fine in the other house then I wuld suggest moving out of your current residents as soon as possible because that means you are dealing with somethin more than just night terrors. apologize for the long post i tend to use more words than i need to sometimes hope it makes sense haha please forgive me but do keep us posted on how the vacation goes with her.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 03:02 AM
You may want to modify your child's diet...

Start by removing all dairy and processed sugar.
Try not letting her eat right before sleeping. Maybe a 3 hr. - no food intake before bedtime, to start.

Also, make sure she drinks plenty of water and is well hydrated.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 03:22 AM
ok, i just re read the post and came up with a few questions and a little more in depth oponion, I am in no way shape or form an authority on this sort of thing and dont claim to be but this is just a laymans oponion.

so questions first.
1)besides you your daughter and fiance who else lives in the house? any other male occupants? I ask this because your mother culd be right about the fealing or dream that someone in the house may be out to hurt your daughter.
2) What is the history of the house??? if you do not know it may be wise to talk to ur fiance or future in laws and do research about the history of the house, possibly at sometime there may have been a child molester who lived at that location and as some people believe if they died in the house the spirit may still dwell there, also maybe you shuld check out the megans law website and see if there are any child molesters living close by.
3) what kind of people/groups do those in the house that are into the magic and such associate with??? I ask this because if those in or around the house are involved with magic they may be involved with some kind of satanic worship or occult and it is no secrete that many cults are into ritual rape/torture of children.
4) do you know what kind of spirits it is that your fiances grandmother or whoever claims to feed???? these "spirits" may indeed be dark entities possibly of the demonic variety. In which case that wuld explain your daughters cries of NO! and DONT TOUCH ME!

the closing.

my oponion along with what i said in my prior post is maybe you shuld question your mother more about her dreams and fealings regarding your daughter. She may not be just blowing smoke. Secondly I wuld agian strongly suggest that you question your daughter about these "dreams" try her after it happens and agian the next day and see what kind of details she can give you, im not saying pound her for answers but try to get her to tell u anything she remembers. Also if you say you have felt things in the house also it may very well be that your daughter is dealing with spirits of some type because children tend to be more sensitive to the supernatural or spirit realm if you will than adults, may i recomend if their any pets in the house observe them for any change on character or demeanor around the time that your daughter is experienceing these terrors because animals are said to be able to detect spirits and such. DONT GET ME WRONG I am not saying for sure that oh yes it is a spirt thing because as i said in my experiences as a child it was not, however the fact that your future inlaws are into what they are into I am saying check into it. and if it does turn out to be a spirit thing or even if it dosent i say high tale it out of there ASAP and may i also recomend it wuldnt hurt to find a good pentecostal church to attend.

hope this post was helpful

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 09:17 AM
reply to post by NephlimKilla

Hon, thanks for taking your littler girls out of the house to see if the problem with the night terrors gets better.

After seen the results you either can deduce it was cause by the house and the environment or she do need some medical help.

You are doing the right think, good luck.

Sometimes is not necessarily the house like many has posted already but what its going on in the house with the people that live and visit.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 11:21 AM
Looks like your daughter is a sensitive person and her "eyes" still "open". I have a niece that like this too but she is ok now.

This is a common situation for kids, but dont be afraid, most of them eventually "close" their eyes soon enough from this age.

Problem is something in that house a really hostile entity, and this can cause more trouble than just screaming at nite, but can make her get angry easily, more stubborn, or get sick like high fever. But not too worry, it usually wont affect much when your daughter get older.

So i think solution you need either you can find someone strong enough to get rid of these things or you move from that house but should find a place that not hostile ( not creepy ) while she still in sensitive ages.

And meantime if you couldnt do that, what you should do is to wake her up when this happen as soon as possible, and turn all the light on.
Keep praying to ask protection.
Dont try to make your kid calm too much like hugging her immediately, just be close to her, give her a time and space and more attention with calm and soft voice.
Try not to be scared when this happens, and better if you get angry just inside yourself not to the kid but to that thing, if this thing not strong enough, it usually will go away for a while.
If you believe this thing made it to your kid and still feel creepy and have goosbumps when it happens, if you want to talk to it to go away, better not to talk orally, just straightened your tummy around your belly button, put your palms together anyway you like,stronger all your muscle, breath slowly, inhale from your nose and exhale from your mouth, then after few times, inhale deeply and hold it and scream whatever you wanna say to this thing inside your heart.
Put lots of anger when you scream it if possible.

To know the different if you scream it with your mind or your heart, hold your tongue when you do that with your teeth so it wont move. Screaming with your mind, it will be easy to do it while hold your tongue, but a bit hard to scream with your heart cos you have to scream it clearly, unless you are used to it.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 11:32 AM
My partner suffers from adult night terrors, and boy are they scary things, especially when they're lying in bed beside you!

From my experience, I would suggest taking her off all processed foods and moving her (and you and your wife) to a fresh made diet that includes lacto fermented items, such as easy to make ketchup or mustard. I recommend using kefir as your culture starter, the proper grains, not the shop bought stuff, and a good glass of this in the mornings will make sure that there's plenty of melatonin in her system by bedtime, which helps with a good night's sleep.

I've found all of this to be extremely helpful to my partner, and to me as well, it's a diet that includes a lot of extra benefits, including increased protection from cancer, and a lot of other things.

Check out this site for stacks of info on kefir, lacto fermentation, and guides on how to improve your diet using these amazing natural food improvers!

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 12:12 PM
When I was about seven or eight, I had a recurring dream of an old woman trying to come through a window next to my bed with a pair of scissors to cut me.

I would often wake up screeming and trying to climb the wall at the top of my bed to escape. My older brother didn't help much by laughing telling kids at school what a baby I was.

One night I made up my mind I was not going to run any more. I sat up in bed as long as I could stay awake and just before I fell asleep I told myself over and over - fight don't run! fight don't run!

Surely enough, I saw the old woman cutting the screen and coming in through the window. I waited and watch - terrified. As she came up onto the side of my bed I jumped right into her face determined atleast to fight as best I could.

The next thing I knew, I was hitting the floor at the foot of the bed, making a terrible racket and waking up everyone in the house. I had a knott on my head but never had that dream, or really feared anything, since.

It really is true, meet your worst fears head on and they will either go away or you will be in the worst fight of your life.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 12:17 PM
I would have a nightmare as a child every night. I dreamed I was alone in a runaway car that was going down a hill and about to crash. This was an event that had actually happened to me. After months of this nighmare I told my mother. She took me out to the car and showed me where the brake pedal was and how to stop the car. I had the dream that night, put on the brakes, stopped, and never had the dream again. Probe the child's mind, don't hire a stranger to do it.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 01:19 PM
I've read through all the replies here and yes, many thing that are said are true and in any other circomstance I would say not to worry to much about it and she will grow out of it.
I had terrible nightterrors around the same age as your daughter and I DO remember them very vividly. A child that age can only explain what her mind can grasp and whatever that is will remain her memory of it. So don't disregard it, there is a great chance that she will remember.

secondly, what worries me the most is that house where the grandmother is doing her hocus pocus, wether she means it well or not is not the question here... the question is what is it doing to your child and how open is your daughter to the energy of all of it?
When my own daughter started to get nighmares I cleansed her room with salty water (I cleans every room I sleep in this way, even my workspace was cleansed.... even hotelrooms I stay in for one night). It doesn't hurt to try it.... it's just water and salt.

I hope moving out of that house for a weekend will give you more insight in the situation.

If you ask your daughter about it, what does she say? How does she explain it?
Remembering my own night terrors, in my crib at age 2.5, I started to have this tickling sensation all over my body, then hid under the blankets and started yelling "leave me alone"! Because it felt like someone was tickling me, only there was no one there. In my memory I was awake, not asleep.... My own daughter doesn't have memmory of hers though.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 01:23 PM
reply to post by NephlimKilla

How much comfort can a child get from somone who can offer no protection from the transdementional unicorns that feed on your spirit energy?

Its a pitty children are raised in such an ignorant and delusional enviroment.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 01:55 PM
reply to post by NephlimKilla

New here not sure how to spell check so excuse me for the errors i'm sure to have.
I had severe night terrors when i was young. shattered my face in a car accident, not sure if it had anythng to do with it. I dreampt that large gray balls concisting of thousands of tiny gray ball rolled around and comsumed me. I was a tiny gray ball. Sounds stupid i now but it terrified me. I had those dreams on and off for a couple of years and I can tell you they were unbelivably scarry. Then my dad told me that I could controll my dreams if i really tried. So it took alittle while but since i new what the dreams concisted of, once in awhile i would remeber in my dream that it was only a dream and instead of trying to excape the giant gray balls I attacked. Now it didn't work all the time but sometimes i would win and the giant balls would crumble away. The times that i won were an increadible feeling and it would help for the next time. Being your daughter is so young nobody has probubly told her she could do that, try tell her that and see if it helps giving her the idea that she could fight back will inpower her and i hope you will be supprised by the out come. My son had a few scarry dreams and i told him of that trick. He has never complained about them again, hope this helps. Good luck, gust let her now you understand and she will get past it.

posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 02:20 PM
I had night terrors starting at 2-3 years old, and I still remember a couple of the really bad ones from that time. I had them less and less as I got older and older. I'm now 52 and my husband says that I may try to whack him with a limp arm occasionally, but that's the worst of it. LOL I do still talk in my sleep, sometimes, too.

My advice is to just keep doing what you've been doing. Reassure her that it was "just a dream" and that "nothing's going to hurt her or 'get' her." Tell her that you wouldn't let anything get her if anything did try to hurt her. Stuff like that. You know, I think even that other poster's suggestion of spraying the water around the room might be a good idea, too. It's just your own preference, here.

I know that this is disturbing to you and your life right now, but it will get better. I think I slept with my parents most of the time until I was about 4. I was lucky they were patient with me on this because they weren't normally very patient people. I even sleep-walked some during my adolescent and young adult years (my son sleep-walked, too).

The reasons for this, in my opinion, is a very active imagination, because I have a whopper of one, myself! LOL But really, I have read that this is the cause. Many famous artists have had these problems (writers, painters, etc.).

Good luck with her, and give her a kiss from "Kat," please? And give your fiance lots of love, too, for putting up with all of this so patiently!

Edit to add that I also slept with my head and body under the covers a lot as I got older because they wouldn't let me sleep with them anymore, but I was still scared (sad, but true). Oh, and I did enjoy sleeping with a BIG stuffed animal to my back to help "protect" me and make me feel better (maybe one on each side of her, too, might help).
edit on 6/10/11 by FibroKat because: wanted to add something else

posted on Jun, 11 2011 @ 11:25 AM

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posted on Jun, 11 2011 @ 07:49 PM
Leave a lit candle in her room at night and see if that helps.

posted on Jun, 11 2011 @ 08:09 PM
You need to educate yourself about the paranormal world - there are legions of astral/elemental beings that can attatch themselves and feed of the energy of vulnerable people.

I suspect that the location is much to blame for this. - you could try putting some Ironware in the room and have some electrical gadgets running all night - they tend not to like the electric and magnetic fields.

Take a look at this to see what you might be dealing with - though there are plenty of other possibilities.

posted on Jun, 12 2011 @ 11:45 AM
First, have you had any major changes in the past few months? How long ago did you move in with you're fiance's grandmother? Her night terrors may be part of her adjusting to the new situation. Change can be very stressful for little ones. Like another poster said, try to get her on a daily schedule and stick to it. Also, no sugar several hours before bedtime.

That being said, when my daughter and I moved into our own apartment when she was almost two she started having night terrors as well. At first we believed it was because of the move but when we started noticing behavioral changes we became more concerned. I started sleeping beside her bed to see if I could figure out what was going on. One night we had some friends over and I put her to bed and went back in the living room when we heard a loud slam in her bedroom. When I ran back in she wasn't in the bed but I heard her crying, she was in the closet! I could hardly open and close this closet door it was so tight and I knew she couldn't because she had a virus when she was 5 months old that seriously impaired her muscle control. I got her out and she slept in my room that night. I cleansed the house with sage and the activity increased so we moved. I paid over $1200 to break my lease to get my child out of there. I have no clue what was going on, but it was terrifying for all of us. It is most likely mundane, but it may not be. Call a spiritual leader that you trust to cleanse your home if your fiance's grandmother will let you. If that doesn't work, get your child out.

posted on Jun, 12 2011 @ 12:01 PM
My Daughter suffered from Night Terrors from the ages 3-6. Like Gatorboi suggested, soothing tones worked best to settle her down. And I had to do it because my wife was incapable of doing so(she was willing to obviously, just not effective). I would just talk to her soothingly, telling her that "daddy is here. it's alright now. Nothing will get you." etc etc.

It was our opinion that our daughter never was awake. she would look like she was awake. Sitting up and staring. but she was still deep in sleep, so the soothing voice of Daddy to settle her down and make her feel "safe" again was what worked best for us.

I hope this helps a little.

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