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Handling Your Child's Fears With Care

Toddler Fears And Phobias

Nobody likes to feel afraid, but for toddlers the world can be a very scary place. Growing up and developing more independence can be worrying and exhilarating all at the same time... The birth of fears and phobias At around the age of one, many c...

Easing Your Toddler's Fears | Babycenter

It's normal for your toddler to be fearful. After all, anxiety is a natural condition that helps us cope with new experiences and protects us from danger. Some toddlers are frightened of very specific things: bugs, dogs, the dark, or loud noises, ...

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fears need not not have any rational basis ....understand your child and handle his fears calmly.see the fear through his eyes.

Child Behaviour - Dealing With Toddlers Fears / Health Visitors

Fear is common in early childhood particularly between the ages of two and six years. Fear triggers change with the child’s age and there is a typical pattern of fears as a child develops. However because all children are different fears may not f...

10 Tips To Battling Toddler Fear And Other Bedtime Monsters | The Baby Sleep Site - Baby / Toddler Sleep Consultants

The following is a guest post from Dr. Kaylene Henderson. Please see below for more information about Dr. Henderson plus a giveaway! I once heard that young children are hardwired to dream about frightening, child-eating creatures. Apparently it’s...

Dealing With Irrational Fears – Drgreene.Com

Dr. Greene, my 3 and a half year old daughter has an irrational fear of bugs. She never used to be afraid of them. Now she stands and screams and refuses to go wherever there might be bugs. These aren't bugs that sting. We've tried explaining that...

Helping Your Child Deal With Fears & Phobias

It is probably safe to say that every child has fears in varying degrees. Some are the normal fears of childhood while others are not. It is the role of the parent to reassure a frightened youngster. The ability to do this well can result in the c...

Helping Kids Get Past The Fear Of Trying Something New

Summer is often a time for kids to have new adventures, like splashing through water or zooming down the slide at the pool. Maybe riding the roller coaster at the amusement park. Maybe heading off for the first time to summer camp. Some children r...

Helping Your Child To Cope With The Fear Of Thunder

Find out how to cope with your child’s fear of thunderstorms.

When Fear Takes Over: Children's Phobias - Today's Parent

Dawson Penney’s second birthday party started out in typical festive fashion, with cake, games and treats. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary—that is, until party guests showed up with balloons. “He started screaming,” recalls his mom, Susanne, of...

How To Help Kids Cope With Irrational Fears

One of the most helpless and frustrating moments as a parent is when our kids have irrational fears, and nothing we say seems to help them cope. It's perfectly natural for a child to be afraid of the dark, of course, but how can we help them overc...

10 Ways To Help Kids Manage Fear And Be Less Anxious | Michele Borba

Bombings, tornadoes, terrorist alerts, hurricanes, school shootings, super storms have boosted all our jitters lately, but don’t forget our children. I’ve received dozens of parent emails and media calls these past few days asking for advice on ho...

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Handling Your Child's Fears With Care

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Fear is not taught...it is felt.