Tag: Kids’ fears

Darkness, Monsters, and Snakes–Oh My! How Parents Can Support a Child Dealing with Fears

Based on Powerful Research… It’s flu shot day. I have a feeling that today will go smoothly. But two years ago, it didn’t. And I notice a sense of dread creep up on me like a zombie in a haunted mansion. A few years back, E asked about whether shots would be involved with his …

Storytelling to Address Fears and Anxieties

This week, I am delighted to publish a guest post from Mom and accomplished writer, Lane Pierce who, in her words, captures stories from the “parenthood trenches.” Lane contributes to WUWM, Milwaukee Public Radio’s Listen To Your Mother show as an essayist and previously as a cast member. You can find more of her articles at Scary Mommy. …

True Terror – Helping Kids Deal with their Fears

Courage is mastery of fear not the absence of it. – Mark Twain It’s flu shot day. I have a feeling that today will go smoothly. But two years ago, it didn’t. And I notice a sense of dread creep up on me like a zombie in a haunted mansion. E asked about whether shots …