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    Fear of the Dark

    My son is 10-years-old and he is afraid of the dark! I get woken up every night if he wants to pee. And I can't ask him to get me something from his room after 7.p.m if the lights are off; This, even if the pathway leading to his room is brightly lit.I have a 3-year-old who obviously has her fears. I don't want her to grow up to be afraid of the dark. How do I help both my children? ... more

    • Sindhu Shivalingam
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    • Jul 6 2018

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    Team ParentCircle Aug 3 2018

    As children, we have all had fears. Fear of ghosts, big animals, and so on. One of the most common fears during early childhood is the fear of darkness. How can you help your child overcome this fear?

    Team ParentCircle Aug 3 2018

    Firstly, we are really sorry that we missed out on your question!

    This article would guide you to help your child overcome the fear of the dark: https://www.parentcircle.com/article/helping-your-toddler-overcome-fear-of-the-dark/

    Do try these techniques and let us know how it went!