Recently, a foster family came to see me about their nine-year-old son. *Michael had been with this family for about 6 months and the parents were at a loss as to how to help him sleep at night.  Every night, there seemed to be a mixture of reasons, excuses and behaviours that seemed to escalate every time they tried to put him to bed.  I laughed at his most recent humorous excuse – his pet turtle hadn’t finished having his …

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